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Had a Mirena fitted over a year ago. Still experiencing cramps and my menstrual discharge is brown, is this a sign of infection?

Had a Mirena fitted over a year ago. Still experiencing cramps and my menstrual discharge is brown, is this a sign of infection?

Not necessarily. : The progestin in the Mirena makes the uterine lining much thinner and periods shorter and lighter. It can also mean the bleeding looks like old brown or even black blood. Cramping is usually but not always improved with the Mirena. If in doubt, see your gynecologist for evaluation of a possible problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What is brown gooey menstrual discharge mean?

Normal: Brown discharge is just old blood, blood that has dried inside your uterus, cervix or vagina. Gooey discharge is typically coming from your cervix. There are glands in the cervix which make a gooey discharge, every woman has these glands and every woman will have this discharge at some point in her life. Discharge is affected by hormones as well, so the time of the month can affect type of disch. ...Read more

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What to do if brown discharge, week before menstrual!?

This is likely: old blood being cleaned from uterus. May have a little hormonal irregularity this month. ...Read more

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Why did i start menstrual a week early with dark brown discharge?

Why did i start menstrual a week early with dark brown discharge?

Can happen sometimes: An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or excessive weight gain/loss. If pregnancy happens, implantation bleeding occurring 9-14 days after conception may happen, and sometimes may last long enough to mimic an early period. An ob-gyn doctor can check, if symptoms are worrisome or recurrent. ...Read more

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Im 9 days late negative test brown discharge then turned clear no menstrual symptoms.. I can't figure out why I am so late or what is going on

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge 5 days after menstrual, lasted for 2 days then menstrual came back for 2 more days after brown discharge. Is this normal?

Dark brown discharge 5 days after menstrual, lasted for 2 days then menstrual came back for 2 more days after brown discharge. Is this normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Why am i discharging brown after my menstrual cycle?

Why am i discharging brown after my menstrual cycle?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood. There may just have been some more blood that needed to be cleaned out of the uterus or there could be an imblance of hormones. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more