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Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Need more info: If you are on the pill breakthrough spotting is a common effect, especially if you are forgetful about taking the pill on time. If you aren't it could be coinciding with ovulation. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before menstruatuon?

Smelly discharge: Could be vaginoses, see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Watery slimy discharge missed period cramping gas?

Watery slimy discharge missed period cramping gas?

Home pregnancy test: If your period is overdue by more than a week, do a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If negative repeat one week later. If you still do not have an answer, please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstral period light pink in colour?

Menstral  period light pink in colour?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

No necessarily: White milky discharge is sometimes seen w pregnancy. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Brown discharge and cramps after periods normal?

Brown discharge and cramps after periods normal?

You might just be: Expelling some last bits of old, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Not unusual: Ovulation is an inflammatory process. The inflammatory chemicals (prostaglandins) may cause some instability in the uterine lining resulting in spotting. This would show up as a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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Thick brown discharge before my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. In this case, it might be the start of your period. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge after period?

Light pink discharge after period?

Could be hormones : Are off or infection or cervix or uterus problems, you shoukld see your obgyn for an evauation as you should not bleed after your period is over. ...Read more

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Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Both the light: Pink ; brown discharges may be blood. Brown usually equates to older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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Each cycle 3days bleeding, pain,bld clots&solid mucus,3-4days dark brown discharge&bld clots,bowel&bladder pain,irregular menstruation, No Intercourse?

Each cycle 3days bleeding, pain,bld clots&solid mucus,3-4days dark brown discharge&bld clots,bowel&bladder pain,irregular menstruation, No Intercourse?

GYN: ASAP- your symptoms may be related to endometriosis and or female hormonal variations. You will need a thorough pelvic exam, PAP, blood testing to include hormonal evaluation and pregnancy testing if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 4 days after sex. Implantation bleeding?

Brown discharge 4 days after sex. Implantation bleeding?

Maybe: Implantation bleeding usually occurs about 6-7 days after ovulation. While you may have timed intercourse to try to match ovulation, there is always a bit of guesswork in this plan. So timing may not be specific. Usually other early pregnancy symptoms would also occur: nausea, food aversions, etc. If spotting continues, contact your doctor. 5% of women have spotting before normal period. ...Read more

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Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Does it itch or burn: If it itches or burns it could be sign of an infection. If could be an ovulatory bleed if you are midcycle. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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