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Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when I go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops. Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.

Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when I go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops. Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.

Common symptom: Brown spotting early in pregnancy is really common. I worry when it's bright red and accompanied by cramping. There is a risk of miscarriage with every conception, and there really isn't anything to do at this point but to wait. Be reassured that the odds are in your favor that all will go well. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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If I pass tissue, is the pregnancy likely to end?

If I pass tissue, is the pregnancy likely to end?

ABORTION: If a pregnant woman has threatened abortion during the first trimester, the md always ask if she pass tissue aside from blood because it can be the placenta. Pregnancy test is ordered to confirm if still pregnant. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having feelings of passing out during pregnancy?

What to do if I'm having feelings of passing out during pregnancy?

Call 911: Unfortunately, immediate evaluation is needed. The condition is, most likely, not as dangerous to you, but it could very well be for baby. Trauma could occur with fall, or inadequate blood flow to baby, could both result in loss. Don't take chances, call 911 or see PCP immediately to get an evaluation started, then treat your condition appropriately to reduce risks to you & baby. ...Read more

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What does brown stating during the last few days of pregnancy mean?

What does brown stating during the last few days of pregnancy mean?

Old blood: If you mean shortly before delivery it is likely your cervix beginning to soften and ripen. Brown is old blood - could be part of mucous plug or just from cervical changes. ...Read more

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Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Brown blood spot during 6 weeks pregnancy?

Rule out miscarriage: While quite common this could also be a sign of a miscarriage. You should be monitored and a pelvic sonogram (ultrasound) would be useful. ...Read more

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What are the chances of passing hepatitus c to a unborn child during pregnancy?

What are the chances of passing hepatitus c to a unborn child during pregnancy?

About 5-6%: The risk of perinatal transmission of hep c to a newborn is about 5-6% and occurs only for women who are hcv RNA positive at the time of delivery. ...Read more

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Pass gas and bloated during pregnancy?

Pass gas and bloated during pregnancy?

Normal: The growing uterus is putting pressure on your intestinal tract causing the bloating and subsequent gas passage. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bloody tissue discharge during pregnancy?

Not really: Don't know what trimester you are. Bleeding can occur during early pregnancy without negative sequella or it can lead to something more serious like a miscarriage. Please let your obstetrician know promptly. ...Read more

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I'm using cream for herpes1.it's not effective. Can this disease pass on to my child during pregnancy. What's the percentage.

I'm using cream for herpes1.it's not effective. Can this disease pass on to my child during pregnancy. What's the percentage.

HSV: Herpes can indeed be passed to the baby. There are medications that can be taken to prevent outbreaks so that vaginal delivery can be achieved. You need to have a frank discussion with your provider on what your plan should be during pregnancy and delivery. ...Read more

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Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Common causes for brown blood during pregnancy around 14 weeks?

Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

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How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

Diagnosis chloasma?: Brown patch between the breasts could be something called chloasma (hyper pigmentation associated with pregnancy), but also could be a superficial fungal skin infection, a sign of diabetes or Insulin resistance, etc. If it is chloasma, then typically it will fade within 3 months after pregnancy. Sun exposure can make it more prominent. Discuss safe sunscreen use with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a little brown discharge dangerous during 7th week of pregnancy? Why is it happening and what to do?

Spotting in preg: The brown discharge could be a little bleeding that happen after sex. It could be a sign of a small infection vaginally. Or it could be nothing at all. A miscarriage is significantly heavy bleeding and cramping. Just follow up with your ob. ...Read more

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I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded. How do I erase it?

I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded. How do I erase it?

Hard to treat: Most likely this is melasma. There are some medications and creams, but not very effective. Consult dermatoligst. ...Read more

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There is brown colored mucus tissue before period. Is this pregnancy?

There is brown colored mucus tissue before period. Is this pregnancy?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Sounds like this is just a light period. ...Read more

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Can you feel bloated and pass gas a lot during pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Yes. Due to the elevated Progesterone levels in pregnancy, you may feel bloated, constipated, or experience more gas. ...Read more

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Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Not sure, get check: You should see your doctor today. A little spotting, especially after intercourse is not unusual in pregnancy but passing clots is not normal and you should see your doctor or go to the local hospital. ...Read more

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Is deep tissue massage ok during 1st trimester pregnancy?

Is deep tissue massage ok during 1st trimester pregnancy?

These are my thought: On the matter- other providers on Healthtap may be more knowledgeable about this subject. I have received deep tissue massage a number of times. It breaks down tissue and thus may release toxins into your system. Although, I believe that massage in general could be very beneficial to a pregnant woman - I would be more hesitant to recommend deep tissue work at that time. I don't have hard data to ...Read more

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Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more

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What is recommended for the immediate removal of big brown blotchy discoloration that appeared between breasts during pregnancy?

What is recommended for the immediate removal of big brown blotchy discoloration that appeared between breasts during pregnancy?

Depends on the cause: It all depends on what is causing this problem. Infection or what else it may be. You need a diagnosis. That will not come on the internet. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks into a pregnancy, today experienced almost no cramps but tiny brown tissue bits only noticeable when I wipe. Should I be concerned?

I am 4 weeks into a pregnancy, today experienced almost no cramps but tiny brown tissue bits only noticeable when I wipe. Should I be concerned?

Only a little bit: While this could be the first sign of a miscarriage, this sort of spotting is relatively common. It often means nothing and has no obvious explanation. At this early stage there is little for you to do but wait it out and hope for the best. If the bleeding gets heavier or you develop severe or increasing pain you will need to get checked promptly. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

What could it mean when you pass a very small blackish blood clot during the 6th week of a normally developing pregnancy?

Depends: Bleeding in early pregnancy is common - about 1/3 of women may have some degree of bleeding. It is important to establish that the pregnancy is in the uterus and not an "ectopic pregnancy " which can be life-threatening. A sonogram will help establish the location and health of the pregnancy. It may also be able to determine the source of the bleeding. One's blood type should also be checked. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more