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Day 8 of period is a stretchy clear/red/brown discharge normal for ending days of a period?

Day 8 of period is a stretchy clear/red/brown discharge normal for ending days of a period?

Normal period: What you are describing is completely within normal limits for the end of a period. Nothing to worry about. ...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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I am on the bc pill and am expected to start my period in 8-10 days and experienced some light red/brown discharge when i wiped, what is this?

I am on the bc pill and am expected to start my period in 8-10 days and experienced some light red/brown discharge when i wiped, what is this?

Breakthrough: It's very common to have some unscheduled bleeding mid cycle while on birth control pills. If it persists, see your doctor about changing pills to a slightly higher estrogen dose. This is safe to do, and will control the breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What could this be? I had sex two weeks or so ago and i had my period the week before that. I have been getting on and off a dark red/brown discharge and i shouldn't be having my period

What could this be? I had sex two weeks or so ago and i had my period the week before that. I have been getting on and off a dark red/brown discharge and i shouldn't be having my period

Please : Please check a pregnancy test to be sure you aren't pregnant. If it is negative, repeat the test in two days. If you are still having irregular spotting, then please see your doctor for a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate. If you are having any unusual discharge, pain, light-headedness, fever, or vomiting then you should be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I should have started my period 10 days ago, so I did a pt and it said neg. today I went pee and had a red- brown discharge. I'm not on bc or anything?

I should have started my period 10 days ago, so I did a pt and it said neg. today I went pee and had a red- brown discharge. I'm not on bc or anything?

Should be fine: You likely are having an irregular cycle and this is the beginning of the period or is breakthrough bleeding, which may continue on/off for some time. You probably should get checked to be sure there is no cyst or other issue and may require a pill for a week to bring on a period and get you back to normal. ...Read more

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3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

Many options : 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

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I am 17dpo,3 days late and 2 neg pg tests.I had some reddish brown discharge once.no other signs period is coming.what's going on? I am healthy.

I am 17dpo,3 days late and 2 neg pg tests.I had some reddish brown discharge once.no other signs period is coming.what's going on? I am healthy.

No ovulation?: It sounds like you either didn't ovulate or you could have a cyst. Are your cycles regular? It's near impossible to not get a period if you ovulated unless you have a cyst that is producing hormone that is prevent your cycle. Sometimes this can occur on medications like Clomid (clomiphene). I would see your Ob/Gyn if you don't get your period in the next week and your hpt are still negative. ...Read more

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Been having dark brown/reddish brown discharge for 12 days now. It started march 7 and i was supposed to get my period on march 12. Wht could this be?

Been having dark brown/reddish brown discharge for 12 days now. It started march 7 and i was supposed to get my period on march 12. Wht could this be?

See below: If you normally have regular cycles, and now essentially did not get a normal period and are having daily abnormal bleeding, the first thing you need to do is to check a pregnancy test. If this is negative, then it is possible that this bleeding is related to breakthrough bleeding after a cycle where you did not ovulate. This is a great reason to see your doctor for options for cycle regulation. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge before period?

I have brown discharge before period?

Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge before period normal? I had my period last month and since then i only had protected sex.

Is brown discharge before period normal? I had my period last month and since then i only had protected sex.

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

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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Maybe: In patients who have uterine fibroids, their brown discharge is characteristic of their condition. If the brown discharge occurs every period for you and you do not have fibroids then it is normal as it represents endometrial breakdown products and old blood. ...Read more

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I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

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

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Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown = 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. 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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Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Probably ok: Some premenstrual spotting is relatively common. However, if she is sexually active and there is an odor to the discharge, don't make the assumption its blood. ...Read more