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39 weeks pregnant with brown discharge and constant menstral like cramps?

Dr. Marvin Den Dr. Den
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39 weeks pregnant with brown discharge and constant menstral like cramps?

Speak to GYN: It would be best to speak to your gyn. You may be going into early labor. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Late menstrual period, nausea, and mild cramping?

Pregnancy symptoms: Check a pregancy test. These are all early symptoms. ...Read more

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I am menopausal and am experiencing menstrual cramps and period like bleeding. Is that normal?

I am menopausal and am experiencing menstrual cramps and period like bleeding.  Is that normal?

Maybe: Any bleeding in a menopausal woman needs to be evaluated for possible precancer or cancer. That is the least likely cause but obviously the most important to be sure of. More common causes include non-cancerous polyps and hormonal issues, either a final ovulation or tissue thinning from lack of estrogen. ...Read more

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How long does implantation cramps and spotting last vs ovulation cramps and spotting?

How long does implantation cramps and spotting last vs ovulation cramps and spotting?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I've been having severe menstrual cramps with only light spotting day one, for four days. I'm also experiencing vaginal dryness, breast tenderness.?

I've been having severe menstrual cramps with only light spotting day one, for four days. I'm also experiencing vaginal dryness, breast tenderness.?

Possibly pregnant: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. These usuallly turn positive when you're about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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What is it? I have vaginal spotting and irregular menstrual periods. And brownish discharge.

What is it? I have vaginal spotting and irregular menstrual periods. And brownish discharge.

Metrorrhagia : It can be normal to have irregular periods. Rare times we check and make sure there is no retained tampon or any vaginal infection. But with the latter there is also usually an odor suspicious of infection along with pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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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Have pink-brown mucous vaginal discharge (3days) some cramping tender breast and some nausea, menses due oct 11, pregnant?

Have pink-brown mucous vaginal discharge (3days) some cramping tender breast and some nausea, menses due oct 11, pregnant?

Possibly..: These can definitely be signs of pregnancy, especially if you are sexually active and not on birth control. The best thing to start with would be an at home pregnancy test! ...Read more

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I'm having mid cycle bleeding vaginal cramping heavy dizziness and and late period frist time for all symptoms help?

I'm having mid cycle bleeding vaginal cramping heavy dizziness and  and late period frist time for all symptoms help?

See an OB/GYN: This sounds like you need an exam and to make sure you have not become anemic from bleeding. Go and see someone. ...Read more

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Brown discharge and light bleeding mid cycle for 10 days. Headaches, dizzy and bad cramps. Followed by late period.Negative test.Have endo. Pregnant?

Brown discharge and light bleeding mid cycle for 10 days. Headaches, dizzy and bad cramps. Followed by late period.Negative test.Have endo. Pregnant?

If you actually had: Your period (even if it was late) then you are not pregnant. If you aren't certain then take a home pregnancy test. If you continue to have irregularity, eval by your endocrinologist would be prudent. ...Read more

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Period was late and now have abnormal heavy bleeding stomach and pelvic pain nausea and fatigue. Why?

Period was late and now have abnormal heavy bleeding stomach and pelvic pain nausea and fatigue. Why?

Pregnancy concern: These symptoms can be the signs of an early miscarriage, especially since how "late" the period was is not stated. A pregnancy test may help and calling your Clinician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots)  and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

Normal per age: Depending upon your age, this can be normal. On the other hand, changing bcps, or changing dosing of hormones such as estrogens, can cause these symptoms. A few days of the symptoms with resolution, no worries; longer, see your ObGyn. ...Read more

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I'm postmenopausal, I haven't had a period since Feb of 2016. I am spotting quite a bit, have real bad cramps and lower back pain. what should I do?

I'm postmenopausal, I haven't had a period since Feb of 2016. I am spotting quite a bit, have real bad cramps and lower back pain. what should I do?

Postmenopausal bleed: Postmenopausal bleeding should always be evaluated by an Obgyn. In most cases it is benign but in some cases it isn’t. Generally after confirming the patients history and exam will be done as well as a pelvic sonogram to evaluated the endometrial thickness. If needed an endometrial biopsy may need to be done ...Read more

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Back cramps and spotting at 6 wks?

Back cramps and spotting at 6 wks?

Get checked: If you are having spotting and cramping (or pain) you need to get checked. Sometimes this can b signs of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is that normal to b spotting and don't have cramps?

Is that normal to b spotting and don't have cramps?

Is this occurring: when you would normally expect your period? If yes, a woman who normally experiences menstrual cramps doesn't necessarily have them every single period. If this is not when you would normally have your period - maybe you are having some breakthrough bleeding due to imbalance of estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more