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

Had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) 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 (levonorgestrel) 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 (levonorgestrel). 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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I've had brown discharge a week after my YI and menstrual went away (both began early June), Is it old blood Or something serious?

I've had brown discharge a week after my YI and menstrual went away (both began early June), Is it old blood Or something serious?

Odd 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

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What does it mean when you had brownish discharge days after your menstrual cycle is over?

What does it mean when you had brownish discharge days after your menstrual cycle is over?

This could be: Break through bleeding. Discharge that is brown is usually older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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My menstrual is now 2 days late and I've been having brown discharge from time to time. could I be pregnant?

My menstrual is now 2 days late and I've been having brown discharge from time to time.  could I be pregnant?

Yes: If you are sexually active, and late for your period, pregnancy is always a possibility. Take a urine pregnancy test to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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5days before period. Have small amount of brownish discharge. Have had this before other menstrual cycles. Is this normal? When should I be concerned?

5days before period. Have small amount of brownish discharge. Have had this before other menstrual cycles. Is this normal? When should I be concerned?

Normal.: It sounds like pre-menstrual symptom. Vaginal discharge is normal . Brownish color is due to old blood in the vagina from previous period. You should be concerned if it is large amount and persistent. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle went off 4 days ago but i'm having a brown discharge. What is this?

Likely your uterus: Is cleaning out and the brown discharge is old, deoxygenated blood. Timing may have to do with hormone imbalance. Don't fret. Take care. ...Read more

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Day 14 of my menstrual cycle 24years old, had some blood stained brown coloured discharge is this normal?

Day 14 of my menstrual cycle 24years old, had some blood stained brown coloured discharge is this normal?

Could be: Can sometimes get mid month spotting. Recommend follow up with gynecologist if continues to occur or if it is associated with other symptoms such as itching, burning, odor, fever.... ...Read more

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Brown discharge before and 2 and half days after menstrual cycle. I'm worried ! this is the third time now.?

Brown discharge before and 2 and half days after menstrual cycle. I'm worried ! this is the third time now.?

Can happen: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is variation from cycle to cycle. Ie – a period may come on a few days earlier or later and maybe heavier or lighter depending on the endometrium lining. It may come continuously or with intermittent spotting. dark blood means old blood. not an issue. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle is going backwards. June 4, July 2 then the latest mens was July 28. Brown discharge until now. What could be the cause? Help!

Menstrual cycle is going backwards. June 4, July 2 then the latest mens was July 28. Brown discharge until now. What could be the cause? Help!

Normal...: The dates you are giving are plotting out to a 27-28 day cycle. You would not expect your menses to be on the same day every month because your cycle is less than the 30/31 days in a month. Length of period varies for everyone, but if it seems heavier or longer you can see your gynecologist to make sure everything is okay. ...Read more

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Im having a lot of pain in my abdomen and a lot of brown discharge i been of my menstrual since jan 1st but been having the pain n discharge since!

See an ObGyn: You should make an appointment to see an obgyn. You need to be examined to find out why you are having these symptoms. Good luck. ...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