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Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Three day late period brownish and pinkish discharge negative pregnancy test (bought the $1 ones)?

Not sure: You might want to try a different test if you are not sure. The other option would we to see your MD and check a blood test. It may just be that you had a delay in ovulation, and that you period may come a little later than usual. If you haven't started in a week and you test is negative, you may want to check with your MD. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (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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Any ideas why my period is late and I have brown discharge?

Any ideas why my period is late and I have brown discharge?

Brown discharge may: Be old, deoxygenated blood. It could be start of 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 8 days late and I have brown discharge what might this mean?

My period is 8 days late and I have brown discharge what might this mean?

Take a: Pregnancy test. Either you are having a funky late period or spotting with a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Today is the fourth day my period is late and brown discharge is coming out also I've been vometting alott. I'm also on bc...

Today is the fourth day my period is late and brown discharge is coming out also I've been vometting alott. I'm also on bc...

Get examined: This may all be menstrual related; however, it is possible to get prgenant on the pill. Get examined by your GYN and review BC. I suggest a pregnancy test to set your mind at ease. ...Read more

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What does 5 days late period and brown discharge mean?

What does 5 days late period and brown discharge mean?

Prob your period: The brown discharge was likely your period just a very light one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. ...Read more

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Why am I having a late period along with brown discharge?

Why am I having a late period along with brown discharge?

Don't know.: Brown d/c is likely old blood. 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Brown discharge and week late period. What does this indicate?

Brown discharge and week late period. What does this indicate?

Not sure. Take HPT.: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Late period 2 weeks, 2 PTS came out (-), experienced brown discharge for 4 days. Stopped for one day but came back again tonight? What's going on?

Late period 2 weeks, 2 PTS came out (-), experienced brown discharge for 4 days. Stopped for one day but came back again tonight? What's going on?

Infection?: Infection of the uterus or vagina is a possibility. Smear or culture of the discharge helps to make a diagnosis. Please see a Gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Late period with brown discharge followed by clear mucus?

Late period with brown discharge followed by clear mucus?

Check preg test: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If you are unsure if you are pregnant then check a test today. ...Read more

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What is brown discharge? Is it normal? My period is late by 3 weeks.

What is brown discharge? Is it normal? My period is late by 3 weeks.

Probably not normal: Regardless of any discharge if your period is late by 3 weeks you need evaluation by an Ob/Gyn or Family Doctor to see what the cause is. During that visit you will likely have a pelvic exam with testing and evaluation for any causes of abnormal discharge and a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Late period brown discharge when wipe then sometimes it's just mucus colour?

Take pregnancy test: It is possible that this is the start of your menstrual cycle and you are simply spotting. However, if your menstrual cycle is late, it would be wise to take a pregnancy test. If your test is negative, see your physician to be checked for infection which can also be a cause of spotting. ...Read more

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2months late period than had a period last month now this month just brown discharge?

2months late period than had a period last month now this month just brown discharge?

Check preg test: Brown usually means old blood that has been sitting at the back of the uterus or the vagina. Impossible to say if this was an early period or just left over blood from the previous. It sounds like you just had an off month. Check a pregnancy test now. If you do not want to be pregnant see your doctor for birth control which would also give you cycle regulation. ...Read more

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I just had a late period. And now I have a very light brown discharge its been 4 days and still have. Is it normal or I could be preg? .

I just had a late period. And now I have a very light brown discharge its been 4 days and still have. Is it normal or I could be preg? .

Brown = old blood: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Since your jsut had your period pregnancy is not likely. You can check a home test to confirm. Start birth control if you're having unprotected sex. ...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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