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Should I count my light brownish discharge as a period?

Should I count my light brownish discharge as a period?

Maybe: If you are on birth control pills or using the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud a period can be so light that it amounts to spotting. The brown color just means that the blood has been in the vagina for a while. On the other hand, if you are not using contraception then this may not be a period. When physicians think of a "period" we mean the bleeding a woman gets when she ovulates but does not conceive that month. ...Read more

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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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Brownish discharge one week before period. Should i be concerned?

Brownish discharge one week before period. Should i be concerned?

Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more

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I 'm 24, didn't get period last month, at the end of the month had brownish colored discharge when i wiped. Now this month I am experiencing the same?

I 'm 24,  didn't get period last month, at the end of the month had brownish colored discharge when i wiped. Now this month I am experiencing the same?

Abnormal periods: Getting abnormal periods can happen for many reasons, but first and foremost, if you're sexually active, make sure you get a pregnancy test. The color of the period (brown vs red) isn't as concerning as the irregularity. Irregular periods and spotting can happen for many reasons, but when they do start happening, your doc should do a thorough history and exam to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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I have delay in my period with brownish discharge.

I have delay in my period with brownish discharge.

More specific : You need to provide more info and be more specific next time ! Good luck ! ...Read more

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What causes a brownish discharge after a missed period?

What causes a brownish discharge after a missed period?

Brown discharge is: Usually old blood. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is >. ...Read more

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What does a brownish discharge mean after period finished?

What does a brownish discharge mean after period finished?

Don't worry: This brownish discharge is the final remnants of your periods. The final tiny bits of endometrial tissue that are being shed.It should stop soon. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Greenish brownish discharge with an oder right after period?

Greenish brownish discharge with an oder right after period?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginal discharge and odor. It is not a sexually transmitted disease but rather an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. When the vagina is exposed to blood for long periods of time as you describe this raises the ph of the vagina making bacterial vaginosis more likely. ...Read more

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3days after period, I have brownish discharge. What does this mean?

3days after period, I have brownish discharge. What does this mean?

Probably not: Some of the blood may take longer to be released from the uterus. That is usually not a sign of problems. If your are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has a lot of brownish discharge that is wet, what does this mean. She had her period about a month ago.

Girlfriend has a lot of brownish discharge that is wet, what does this mean. She had her period about a month ago.

Could be..: This could be related to a vaginal infection so she would need to see a gynecologist in order to get examined and treated. If sexually active she should get also a pregnancy test. And if you are active with her please try to avoid sex while she gets treated or at least use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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Period 25 days late..Now having brownish string discharge and very little bleeding for four days ..I am 22 and a virgin...

Period 25 days late..Now having brownish string discharge and very little bleeding for four days ..I am 22 and a virgin...

Didn't ovulate: Sometimes the ovary doesn't ovulate when it should and then the period doesn't come on time. Then when you do bleed it is different then usual. Often this happens during high stress times or when there is a lot of wt loss. Also being over weight with something called poly cystic ovary disease. Make sure you haven't left tampon in. If you go back to normal c gyn. ...Read more

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My wife had a period which ended with a brownish discharge last month. when we thought it was now clearing She had another period.after 3wks?

My wife had a period  which ended  with a brownish discharge last month. when  we thought  it was now clearing  She  had another period.after 3wks?

Menses: The brownish discharge is likely old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Break through bleeding or an early period may be related to hormone imbalances for a number of different reasons. ...Read more

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I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then i will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then i will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

Unstable lining: When this happens it's solely due to our hormones. And uterine lining may be unstable and thus having this spotting before your period and then the discharge after it. What you describe is very common and if it bothers you, you can consider birth control pills to help regulate your cycle. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I haven't got my period but I'm having brownish discharge?

That's it!: Sometimes that is all there is to that period as the lining of the womb was very thin and there was not much to shed for whatever reason. ...Read more

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