Top
40
Doctor insights on: Vaginal Discharge Before Period

Share
1

1
Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

No necessarily: White milky discharge is sometimes seen w pregnancy. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test. ...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


2

2
What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

3

3
Does vaginal discharge stops before period?

Does vaginal discharge stops before period?

DC may stop: Vaginal mucous changes throughout your cycle. Some women notice less discharge prior to menses, others more and some no change. ...Read more

4

4
Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Is transparent vaginal discharge normal before period?

Your past history: Use your past as a guide. Is the discharge the same as you always have before your period or is this a new problem for you? If you always have this problem every month since you have been having periods then its likely normal. If you have never had this before then it is likely not normal and would require an exam and testing to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

5

5
Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Do you have vaginal discharge before your period?

Maybe yes ; maybe no: 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

6

6
What happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

What happens to vaginal discharge before your period?

Depends: Some people will get an increase in mucous discharge with ovulation. In some patients the hormonal changes can increase risk of yeast infections. ...Read more

7

7
Why am I having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Why am I having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Blood: This sounds like early onset of menses, and represents the first few drops of uterine bleeding. This can be normal. ...Read more

8

8
Is it normal to have clear, watery vaginal discharge before your period?

Is it normal to have clear, watery vaginal discharge before your period?

Sounds normal: That sounds completely normal. There is a mucosal plug in the cervix that is released right before your cycle. That is likely what you are experiencing. If you're having any symptoms of itching or discharge then you should see your dr. ...Read more

9

9
Vaginal discharge before & after period? Related with uti? What are other symptoms?

Not UTI: Some women get bacterial vaginitis around the time of their menses, this is more likely than a UTI causing vaginal discharge. If you are sexually active there are also sexually transmitted infections that could be to blame for your symptoms. Please see a dr to be evaluated for your symptoms. ...Read more

12

12
Hello! I get cleanish white vaginal discharge before my period. Is this normal? I am a teen and have not had sexual contact.

Hello! I get cleanish white vaginal discharge before my period. Is this normal? I am a teen and have not had sexual contact.

Probably normal: 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

13

13
Is vaginal discharge stopped before period? What about pregnancy before missed period is vaginal discharge stopped or increased?

Is vaginal discharge stopped before period? What about pregnancy before missed period is vaginal discharge stopped or increased?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

14

14
Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

15

15
Thick white lotion like vaginal discharge a week before period. No odor or discomfort, what can It be?

Thick white lotion like vaginal discharge a week before period. No odor or discomfort, what can It be?

Normal: It is normal to have some vaginal discharge and that discharge will vary in amount during the cycle. What you describe sounds normal. ...Read more

16

16
Vaginal discharge 5 days before period? Normal?

Vaginal discharge 5 days before period? Normal?

Not likely: Some discharges normal as a woman goes through her menstrual cycle. If this is not a normal pattern for you though then this discharge is not likely normal. Schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

17

17
What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

What could cause brown vaginal discharge, one week before period?

Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

18

18
Clear, watery, vaginal discharge 3 days before period. No color but just like water & not foul but strange/strong smell. Already ovulated what's wrong?

Clear, watery, vaginal discharge 3 days before period. No color but just like water & not foul but strange/strong smell. Already ovulated what's wrong?

Multiple causes: It's probably normal. Semen comes out thin and watery, normal vaginal secretions are thin and watery. Bacterial vaginosis causes a thin discharge with a strong odor. If the problem persists, get it checks out. ...Read more

19

19
Is having little to no vaginal discharge normal before one's period?

Discharge/periods: It is normal to have no discharge before ones periods. ...Read more

21

21
Thick stretchy vaginal discharge for a week before period due. Should I be worried?

Maybe: If it is a clear mucusy discharge and you have periods shorter than 28 days, it may just be a sign of your ovulation which ususally occurs 14 days before your next period. It may also mean an infection and should be checked, especially if it has an odor, color, or causes itching and/or irritation... ...Read more

22

22
Does vaginal discharge increase or decrease before period? Please answer in detail what exactly happens. Thankyou

Remains same: The amount of discharge doesn't change, but the consistency is thick. If you are trying to determine if you might be pregnant, discharge isn't the best marker. If you're worried, take a pregnancy test, as that's the best marker. Discharge changes mid-cycle when it becomes thin and watery. At other ends of the cycle it is thicker. ...Read more

24

24
Having brown slimy vaginal discharge 2 days before my period normal?

Having brown slimy vaginal discharge 2 days before my period normal?

Watch: It may just be related to hormone changers before your period, if you are concerned about pregnancy, check a test. ...Read more

25

25
Hi. I was wondering if it is normal to have clear watery vaginal discharge one week before your period?

Yes: Vaginal discharge changes at all sorts of times throughout a woman's cycle. Signs of abnormal discharge include discharge with a foul odor, an odd color or abnormal discharge accompanied with abdominal pain or vaginal irritation. These need to be evaluated as soon as possible for causes. ...Read more

26

26
Brown vaginal discharge 10 days before period. Not every day or all day but more than once in the 10 days before period. Is this old blood/normal?

Brown vaginal discharge 10 days before period. Not every day or all day but more than once in the 10 days before period. Is this old blood/normal?

Irregular periods: 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, polyps & 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

27

27
Watery vaginal discharge 2 days before period starts. Could I be pregnant or not related?

Watery vaginal discharge 2 days before period starts. Could I be pregnant or not related?

Either: Could be either. Taking a pregnancy test will at least rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

28

28
No vaginal discharge 4 days before period. Not normal for me. Been try to conceive. Could I possible be pregnant?

No vaginal discharge 4 days before period. Not normal for me. Been try to conceive. Could I possible be pregnant?

Pregnancy test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

29

29
Light brown vaginal discharge 1 week before period. On birth control for about a month & 1/2 now. Very light cramping. Help?

Light brown vaginal discharge 1 week before period. On birth control for about a month & 1/2 now. Very light cramping. Help?

Breakthrough bleedin: 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

32

32
Is it normal to have vaginal discharge a few days before period is due? Or is it that I might be pregnant?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge a few days before period is due? Or is it that I might be pregnant?

Yes,: There are many possible causes for this to occur, such as infection, hormonal changes, sexual activities, and pregnancy. If you are worried, talk to a gyn physician. Good luck! ...Read more

33

33
Is it possible to get cramps and vaginal discharge 9 days before your period comes?

Yes: At 49 years of age you may be in a peri-menopause with fluctuations in timing and amount of discharge. ...Read more

35

35
Brown vaginal discharge 11 days before expected period. Unprotcted sex 3 months ago... Negative home Preg test taken 10 weeks after sex. Had period?

Brown vaginal discharge 11 days before expected period. Unprotcted sex 3 months ago... Negative home Preg test taken 10 weeks after sex. Had period?

Not pregnant: Not sure what you are asking here. If you are wondering if you are pregnant the answer is no. Your test was taken 10 weeks after intercourse. It was accurate about 10-14 days after. IF you are concerned about the brown blood you are seeing consider seeing an obgyn for irregular menstrual cycles ...Read more

36

36
Brown vaginal discharge 11 days before expected period... Negative home pregnancy test..

Brown vaginal discharge 11 days before expected period... Negative home pregnancy test..

Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

38

38
Have very dark brown vaginal discharge this morning. A week before period should start. Have not had sex in last 2 months. On the pill for almost year?

Have very dark brown vaginal discharge this morning. A week before period should start. Have not had sex in last 2 months. On the pill for almost year?

Irregular period: This could just be a small irregularity in the period. Stress, infection, antibiotic use can all cause these irregularities. If you don't have pelvic pain or fever then you can see how it goes this month. If this occurs next month then see your doctor for check up. ...Read more

39

39
Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Bleeding somewhere?: Brown color suggests blood. It can be intermenstrual bleeding from the uterus due to a uterine disorder or you may be referring to blood in the urine that somehow contaminates the area surrounding the urethra. Get it checked ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
851 Doctors shared insights

Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more