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Red Discharge But No Period
Had protected sex week ago. Having brown/ red discharge with odor. Period went off around 7th. What can it be?
By protected do you: Mean protected from conception or infection? At age 46, it is common to have fluctuations in hormone levels that can lead to spotting between periods. But the odor makes me a little more concerned this could be an infection...contraception wouldn't impact this, but use of condom should be relatively effective. I think you would be best served to see your Doc for evaluation/diagnosis. Good wishes:) ...Read more
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
Hi. Me and my partner had sex mostly. Today is my 30th day. ILightly, I got red discharge. Is this period?
I've had a brown/red discharge after my period for the past couple of months. I quit bleeding and a couple days later this happens. I'm a virgin.
Brown = old blood: Irregular periods are 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. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I keep getting this dark red discharge after my period and I am constantly having sex and I don't use condoms, pills, or tampons. Why is this happening?
Normal...: After period there is still few " left over " red blood cells and when mixed with normal vaginal mucus it can create impression as browning mucous discharge. There is no worry unless have some vaginal discomfort or other concern. Avoid duchess - it disturbs normal vaginal pH and flora (lactobacillus) and can invite more egressive bacterias or yeast. maintain healthy diet and personal hygiene. ...Read more
Many things: Please see you physician for an evaluation for genital lesions including polyps. ...Read more
Had blown, red discharge for a month. Period-like bleeding started on 15th pill and continued over a week. Wake up to pain every morning. Normal?
Not normal: Daily pain is not normal. If you are late to take a pill, then that might account for abnormal bleeding/spotting, but not severe pain. Please see your doctor if your pain is severe. If the pain is mild, then you may want to wait until this cycle is over and see what happens after your next period. Also, irregular bleeding is common during first few packs of pills. ...Read more
I had sex exactly a week from today and yesterday and today I have experienced a brownish/ red discharge. My period also ended a week ago am I preg?
It is too soon to tell, either take morning after pill, if you do not want to get pregnant.
if you are still concern after a week, take a home pregnancy test.more concern see a doc.
if you are planning to get pregnant, keep practicing.
if you are not planning to get pregnant, practice safe sex, there is more serious medical problem could happen besides pregnancy.
you are too young, stay safe. ...Read more
I just had a baby 9 weeks ago im taking b.C pills, I have brown, red discharge, is that my period? I'm not sure coz I have unprotected sex 3 weeks ago.
I have a very light red watery discharge my period not due till 2 week. No STI what else could this be? Had a lil pain on one side when I started
Sometimes: People will spot with ovulation. This will last for several days and occurs around 2 weeks before the next period is due. If the spotting goes on for much longer your hormones may be off that cycle. If you bleed longer and have pain this might mean an infection in the uterus. ...Read more
I have extreme cramping, fishy smell, pinkish red discharge, late period, swollen breasts and difficulty pooping. Please help!
Green vaginal discharge. Redness inside vagina. Period is 3 days late (Never late). Period pain and intense lower back pain. I am worried.
Yes could be: It is most likely remnant of your period. Monitor is the next couple of days ...Read more
I have been having dark brown/red discharge one week after my period. It has been going on for 4 days now. What can this mean?
Weeks after intercourse had light pink mix w clearmslimy discharge 2 weeks later bright red slimy discharge is it my period or something else?
Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?
You need a: Reliable form of birth control. Plan B is an emergency contraceptive - not a regular oral contraceptive. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr since your period is already over 7 days late. ...Read more
I m expecting my period tomorrow I ve had cramps all week and today I noticed red blood like discharge is my period early or could I be pregnant?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Went on Depo-Provera 11 months ago, took it twice. Noticed dark red discharge & thought it was my period. Lasted 1 day. Haven't had sex in 3 weeks. Help?
Side effect: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can effect on your cycles. Some women have irregular bleeding, some have no bleeding, others get normal periods while on depo. But whatever you experience, we do know that it's side effects can last for up to a year after the last injection. Remember that if you are late for a shot, you are not protected. ...Read more
Dark brown (like tar) and dark red discharge, started 6 days before expected period and 7 days after intecourse. What could this be?
Old blood: When women see this color discharge it's typically old blood. Nothing to worry about, women have it all the time. Difficult to determine how long it's been in vagina before coming out, could be breakthrough bleeding or could be remainder of bleeding from last period. Regardless, no to worry. Best wishes. ...Read more
You may be: Experiencing some break through bleeding which can be due to imbalance of hormones. ...Read more
It may be normal but: It may be normal and you have to wait for your next normal period to come. If you miss period, then do pregnancy test ...Read more
I'm having sometimes red or light brown discharge now. My period stopped almost 2 weeks ago. I don't feel any pain or anything. Just realize 2 days ago.
Irregular spotting: Irregular periods are 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
7 days before my period was due I noticed pinkish red discharge. 4 days before my due period, I started bleeding like a period. Can I be pregnant?
Probably not, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. "Bleeding like a period" usually means a woman is not pregnant. ...Read more
Watery pink discharge slightly red 2 days before period. Bf and I had sex while I ovulated any chance I could be pregnant? I have many preg symptoms
Sex while ovulating: Is the definition of trying to get pregnant, if you weren't using contraception. Even then, ALL contraception can fail. So, if you have sex, and you ovulate, then you might be pregnant. Take s pregnancy test. They are very accurate. Even before you start your period. Good luck. ...Read more
I was told to clarify: age 15, menarch: 2 years ago. Yesterday only I had brown red discharge over a week before my period. Not pregnant. What is it?
Common problem: Irregular periods are 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
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