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Thick brown discharge before my period?

Thick brown discharge before my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. In this case, it might be the start of your period. ...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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Two weeks before period i had thick brown discharge that lasted for four days. Now my period is three days late. 2 neg. Pregnancy tests. What's wrong?

Two weeks before period i had thick brown discharge that lasted for four days. Now my period is three days late. 2 neg. Pregnancy tests. What's wrong?

Midcycle bleed: You probably had an mid cycle bleed due to the hormone surges associated with ovulating. Recheck you upt in a couple of days. You may need a serum test at your doctors test to get final confirmation. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge before period and i had surgical abortion last 6 mths ago. Is that normal? Now i m aboard

I had brown discharge before period and i had surgical abortion last 6 mths ago. Is that normal? Now i m aboard

Yes: Your symptoms seem to be within the normal range and consistent with residual shedding of the endometrial/uterine lining. ...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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Im on birth control &for the past 2 months, I've been having thick brown discharge a couple days before my period. Is this something to worry about?

Im on birth control &for the past 2 months, I've been having thick brown discharge  a couple days before my period. Is this something to worry about?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method and scheduling a visit for an exam and testing. It's annoying but does not mean your birth control is not working. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


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