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Thick Dark Brown Discharge Have Iud Almost 5 Years
I have an IUD for about 3 years now. My periods recently stopped 8 months ago. I had thick brown discharge. What does that mean?
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
I have had my IUD for 41/2 years and now I am having real bad pain and from red to brown discharge?
I am on IUD for a year now, and I keep getting brown discharge a few days before my period. What is this? Should I avoid sex then as I do in my period
Which IUD?: Bleeding patterns differ between between the copper IUD and the progestin containing IUD. The copper one tends to increase bleeding and the progestin one decreases bleeding. The decision to avoid sex during bleeding is a cultural not medical one so there is no one right answer to what you should don as far as sex id concerned. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Iud removed 8/13, Ov approx 8/18, expected period 9/1. 3rd day w/ dark brown discharge when I wipe, few spots on pad, small clots, neg hpt, any ideas?
Normal: After IUD removal. Monitor your cycles and use condoms and BC pills or spermicidal foam/gel. ...Read more
Looking to get off Depo-Provera, I'm having bleeding and brown discharge for over a year should I switch to nexplanon or an IUD to reduce chance of bleeding?
IUD bleeding: Spotting and bleeding are normal at first. Most docs give a "bleed diary". The check it the following month during your string check to make sure everything is OK. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis?: It sounds like you may have bacterial vaginosis. This will require testing with the doctor and then if confirmed treatment with antibiotics. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria it is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
I'm having brown discharge, I'm not sure if it's a miscarriage? I had an IUD removed, I think I was ovulating, I was having intercourse un protected
Not sure.: If you had an iud that contained Progesterone then spotting could be happening because your uterus is trying to get back to normal. It may also be a sign of lower Progesterone level and not a miscarriage. ...Read more
I had the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD inserted a month ago and still have brown discharge is this normal?
Yes: With IUD insertion, the vaginal bleeding/spotting can vary in different people. See a physician to ensure that the IUD is still in place. Good health. ...Read more
Skyla IUD inserted 1/16/17. Cramps/spotting (& brown discharge) haven't resolved. Woke up due to severe cramping and pain. Normal after IUD insertion?
Can get checked: Bleeding and spotting is typical in the first month after and IUD insertion. The Progesterone in Skyla competes with the uterine lining leading to some spotting. Pain is not typical. Your pain may or may not be related to your IUD. The best thing to do is to schedule a follow up visit and have your doctor evaluate you. ...Read more
I have been having severe cramping for a few days now, on Sunday 9/20 I started with a mucusy brown discharge, I have an IUD and I am worried?
You need to worry!: These symptoms need to be addressed soon by a primary care provider or GYN or local women's health facility. An exam and testing may be required. ...Read more
Got an IUD almost a month ago. Brown discharge off and on, but always have the brown discharge after peeing/shows on toilet paper? What is it, worry?
Is it safe to implant IUD in normal days than in periods and if there is also a brown discharge during normal days as its coming after my delivery.?
I have had mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for about 8mnths and im having cramping n brown discharge never had a problem till about a week ago when this started is it norm?
I have had a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for 8mths now and never had a problem till now, im having brown discharge with n heavy cramping for the past week is it normal?
Had brown discharge then my period came for one day now gone. Also feels like yeast infect got an IUD 2 weeks ago. What could it be?
Follow up. I have no STD, no sex in nearly two yrs, I have the Mirena IUD. What could be another cause of Brown discharge?
Brown secretions: Could be old menstral blood but seek examination to check ...Read more
I have a history of ovarian cyst and I have a yellow brown discharge that smells like a dead animal have an IUD (paraguard) am getting rashes from wea?
Smelly stuff: I would see your gyno. It sounds like you have a lost tampon. This can cause serious infection. It must be removed and vaginal tissues cleansed with peroxidez. ...Read more
Have IUD for 2 years, my periods have been normal up until now. I had dark brown discharge then light pink but no period and my breasts are still sore?
STATEMENT: WHERE IS THE QUESTIONS. JUST PLACING A QUESTION MARK AT THE END OF THE STATEMENT DOESN'T MAKE IT SO! ...Read more
I had the marina for almost 2 years now I never had a period and have a thick brown discharge for a couple days and I don't have any insurance?
Mirena (levonorgestrel) bleeding: It's very common to have various types of abnormal bleeding with a totally effective Mirena (levonorgestrel) in place. Thick brown discharge as you describe doesn't sound particularly concerning. Check for the string. If it's in place, chances of pregnancy or some other problem is very low. If you have pain, odor or don't feel well, be seen. You can run a home pregnancy test if it would help reassure you. ...Read more
I had a partial hysterectomy 28 years ago still have my overlies I have recently been having a black or very dark brown discharge. Iam 55?
See GYN: You should see your GYN immediately to get an assessment and other tests to help determine the cause of bleeding. It could be benign issues or could be a sign for something more concerning. An exam would help give you more information. ...Read more
I had a dark brown discharge since yesterday when there is still 4 more days for periods. Am 24 years old and We are preparing for a baby.
Possibly normal: I am uncertain if you mean that the spotting occurs before or during your menses. If the brown discharge is occurring during your menses, it may represent old blood. If you have brown discharge 4 days before your menses, a very common cause is bacterial overgrowth, called bacterial vaginosis (BV). Other symptoms of BV are itching, discomfort, and foul odor. ...Read more
Had a partial hysterectomy 28 years ago still have my ovaries. I have recently been having a black or very dark brown discharge. I am 55?
My mom is 62 and she has recently been getting a brown discharge, describing it as not being watery or thick. She had a full hysterectomy years ago.
Using Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 4-5 years with no break. Few months have pink to dark brown discharge through cycle. Recent papsmear was clear. Period comes when expected?
I'm on bc for almost 3 years. I had sex yester. Now have dark brown discharge. And my period should be 2 weeks from now. What to do?
On the pill for 2 years. Brown discharge mixed with thick stretchy discharge and a hint of red the day before sugar pill? Early withdraw bleed?
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
I have been taking lo loestrin fe for over 3 years now recently began missing periods at the controlled time and has dark brown discharge is this norm?
Can be on Lolo: Often times the longer u are on it the less au will even have a period or just some spotting since there is hardly any tissue build up on those pills which is normal for that pill, your gyn can always do an ultrasound to check everything and the endometrium should measure very thin. ...Read more
I'm noticing thick dark brown discharge whenever I wipe since a week before my period is due. I haven't had my period yet. What could it be?
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