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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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2 months ago, late period. Few weeks after, brown discharge for 2 weeks then back to normal. Last month, missed period. What's wrong ?

Needs Ob/Gyn: Periods are controlled by a normal 28 day rhythm that is a function of the lower brain. Commonest cause is related to poor diet since that affects the cycle but a pelvic examination is a good idea. ...Read more

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What is brown discharge mean after a missed period?

What is brown discharge mean after a missed period?

Brown d/c: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. It could be a sign of implantation. I would get a pregnancy test, and f/u with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Missed period and I'm 18 days late. Experiencing preg symptoms. This morning had a very light brown discharge, only when wipe. What can this be?

Missed period and I'm 18 days late. Experiencing preg symptoms. This morning had a very light brown discharge, only when wipe. What can this be?

Pregnancy: Take a pregnancy test. Blood sometimes is seen as a brown discharge. Nearly half of all pregnancies bleed in the first trimester. Some women actually mistake this as their menses. If the test is negative, and you still don't start your period, you should see your doctor for further eval. Other possible causes could be infection, hormonal imbalances, fibroids, polyps, and cancer. ...Read more

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My last period was last week of march that lasted about 5-6 days and missed period for this month.I'm worried because I've been having brown discharge?

My last period was last week of march that lasted about 5-6 days and missed period for this month.I'm worried because I've been having brown discharge?

Pregnant?: The most common cause of a missed period is pregnancy so make sure that you are not pregnant. There are other causes for late periods or irregular bleeding like anxiety, hormonal changes and thyroid disorders. If you are not pregnant and your periods do not get back to normal in the next few months then see a doctor for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Light brown discharge before my period. Missed period. 2 weeks later heavy brown / red discharge. Problem ?! I'm scared !

Get a pregnancy test: It's possible that you could be pregnant if you missed a period and if you are pregnant, then see an OB/GYN soon to figure out what's going on. You may need an ultrasound. You may be going through a very early miscarriage. Regardless, a pregnancy test is the first step. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had sex 2 months ago, and had a heavy regular period last month. This month i've had a missed period and now having brown discharge. ?

I had sex 2 months ago, and had a heavy regular period last month. This month i've had a missed period and now having brown discharge. ?

Brown discharge: is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Perhaps the brown discharge is your period. You might be experiencing a temporary imbalance of hormones. ...Read more

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What does it mean missed period and have like white nd brown discharge?

What does it mean missed period and have like white nd brown discharge?

Missed period.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. Brown D/c can be old blood cleaned from ...Read more

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11 days late, never missed a period before. Age 35. Several negative UCG tests. Brown discharge tonight while wiping. Any input?

Late: You might just be late this month. It sounds like your period is about to start. Cycle variations - long and short - are very normal. At this point, if the pregnancy test is negative, it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Never missed a period till now. Safe sex. Took PT last week since period didn't come. But these passed three days brown discharge. Worried?

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Never missed a period till now. Safe sex. Took PT last week since period didn't come. But these passed three days brown discharge. Worried?

Here are some ...: You did the right thing to do PT soon after missing period. If (-) & still in doubt about pregnancy, repeat it (HPT) in 1-2 weeks. If till in doubt, see gyn-doc for a timely evaluation with detailed Hx, physicals and possible tests... + counseling for the future care as needed. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Mucousy, odorless light brown discharge after 2 weeks of missed period. Also a little itchy too. What could this mean?

Do pregnancy test: Since your cycle is late and you are spotting, the most common diagnosis is pregnancy. You can do a pregnancy test over the counter. You could also have an std or vaginal infection and i would go to a gyne to be examined. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more