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What are the causes of brown/pink discharge a week after period and a week before ovulating?

What are the causes of brown/pink discharge a week after period and a week before ovulating?

Likely breakthrough: Bleeding if it occurs around that time; it's usually not 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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What is the meaning of thick white discharge day before expected period?

What is the meaning of thick white discharge day before expected period?

Normal: This is a normal change of the normal vaginal discharge. At the end of the period, the vaginal secretions become white, cloudy, and thick. it is just due to the hormonal changes. No concerns. I hope this helps ...Read more

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What type of discharge you may have a week before menstruation?

What type of discharge you may have a week before menstruation?

It depends: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle and can be a normal sign of the hormonal changes of pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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White discharge before period sign of pregnancy?

White discharge before period sign of pregnancy?

Possibly if the: Period is missed. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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What is the cause of brown discharge before and after period?

What is the cause of brown discharge before and after period?

Old blood: Blood turns brown. Cut your finger-red blood. Scab-brown. You are viewing last few drops that turned brown. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex two weeks before period. And know instead of period im having brown discharge and cramps. Is it an sign of pregnancy?

Had unprotected sex two weeks before period. And know instead of period im having brown discharge and cramps. Is it an sign of pregnancy?

Maybe: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. But, there are lots of causes of bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is watery discharge starting the day after unprotected sex a sign of my period coming?

Is watery discharge starting the day after unprotected sex a sign of my period coming?

Watery discharge: Could not tell, you did not give your last period date, i can tell you that could be you partner semen, or start of infection. ...Read more

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Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean ?

Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days  what dose that mean ?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted. ...Read more

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Had bleeding the first day of expected period, had only white discharge with odour after that.Pregncy test negative.Infection? Pregnant?

Neg test = not preg: A negative test means you are not pregnant. If you do not believe the result you can recheck it in two days. ...Read more

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Before a period does the vaginal discharge stop?

It may or may not: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you >. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What does light brown discharge instead of blood mean during first few days of period while on the pill?

What does light brown discharge instead of blood mean during first few days of period while on the pill?

Blood: Your period consists of blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus. The blood can be red, light brown or dark brown. Brown discharge is usually a sign of older tissue/blood. This is normal as long as it is not associated with other symptoms such as itching, burning, fever.... ...Read more

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Early period, cycle about 26 days, brown discharge, then full on blood. This is the third day of blood. Pregnant or implantation?

Early period, cycle about 26 days, brown discharge, then full on blood. This is the third day of blood. Pregnant or implantation?

Probably neither: A woman who has "full on blood" that looks like an early period likely is having an early period. Of course, if next month's period doesn't come, she can do a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Lots of brown discharge for 2 days with light cramping.Period due on 13th.Have had unprotected sex during fertile time. Implantation maybe?

Lots of brown discharge for 2 days with light cramping.Period due on 13th.Have had unprotected sex during fertile time. Implantation maybe?

Implantation bleedin: Implantation bleeding occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I have discharge before period normal?

Probably: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. If you have significant changes in vaginal discharge color, odor, itching, burning or swelling - please seek evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Is less discharge before period normal?

Is less discharge before period normal?

That is fine: The texture, color and amount of vaginal discharge is constantly chanfing. ...Read more

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When to expect discharges before period?

When to expect discharges before period?

Leukorrhea: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. ...Read more

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Light green discharge before period, help?

Light green discharge before period, help?

d/c: A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Yes: This is not uncommon as long as other reasons are ruled out (cervical irritation for example). ...Read more

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Pinkish discharge 4 days before period. Is this worrying?

See your doctor: This could be from a number of things including polyps, ovarian cysts, a cervical lesnion and endometrial hyperplasia ( a thickening of the uterine lining that may become canerous.) Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about pinkish discharge days before period?

Should i be worried about pinkish discharge days before period?

No: Generally speaking, no; that can occur and everything be fine with you. This pink spotting is usually just a prelude to your "normal" flow or cycle. If you have a discharge with associated symptoms like odor or burning or if it keeps recurring, then you might want your GYN to evaluate it. Also, there are a few things--like sex--that can cause spotting that mixes in with a normal 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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Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

No: As your hormones change during the month, so does the cervical mucus. If it doesn't itch or have an odor, its probably normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Before period, i'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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Is pink like really light pink discharges normal before period normal???

Is pink like really light pink 
discharges normal before period normal???

Can be: Premenstrual discharge/spotting is not necessarily abnormal. You should see your doctor to make sure everything is ok ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period?.

Not unusual: If bleeding tapers , you could see a brown discharge because the quantity of blood is small and by the time it gets to lower vagina and it's noticeable , it's brown. ...Read more

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One day before period is expected, white/clear stretchy discharge is this normal ?

Can be variable.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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What should discharge be like 2 days before period. Mine is white and thickish what i normally get at other stages of cycle ?

Normal: White discharge is normal. You can reduce it by avoiding wearing tight pants for long periods of time. The white discharge is actually just the build up of normal bacteria and yeast in the vaginal tract. Try to keep the area as dry and clean as possible. ...Read more

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Pinkish discharge twice this week, only once each day only when I wiped. 7 days before period now. Happend once last month before period also. Normal?

Pinkish discharge twice this week, only once each day only when I wiped. 7 days before period now. Happend once last month before period also. Normal?

Spotting: Spotting is 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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No discharge before period not pregmant, what's wrong?

No discharge before period not pregmant, what's wrong?

Most likely nothing: is wrong. A woman's vaginal secretions change all the time - often in response to hormones. ...Read more