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Vaginal Discharge Before Period
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hey I'm 22 yo and I didn't experience any vaginal discharge before my period and when my period arrived it only lasted 2 days. Is that normal?
Periods: Bleeding for 1 to 7 days is normal. ...Read more
I get a light yellowish vaginal discharge before my period is due to start. It has no odor really. Is this normal?
Can be: Especially if recurrent, i.e. Regularly before your period. No itch, no odor? No change in sexual partners lately? ...Read more
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
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
Thick white lotion like vaginal discharge a week before period. No odor or discomfort, what can It be?
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?
Discharge/periods: It is normal to have no discharge before ones periods. ...Read more
Yes: This can happen. Cervical mucous discharge.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Discharge: Yes. Due to hormonal changes you might see an increase in vaginal secretions before your period. ...Read more
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
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
Either: Could be either. Taking a pregnancy test will at least rule out pregnancy. ...Read more
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
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
I'm 18. Had cramping 7 days before period for 4 days. Now brown blood vaginal discharge 3 days before period with more cramping. Pms, Pregnancy, Or?
Infection: None of the above. You have an infection. You have already been advised to go to the doctor to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Bloody tinged vaginal discharge a week before period. Recently had sexual intercourse with husband. Usually normal periods. Has never happened before. Had tubal ligation 5 years ago. Is this normal.?
Not infrequent: Happens occasionally.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal to have vaginal discharge a few days before period is due? Or is it that I might be pregnant?
Yes: At 49 years of age you may be in a peri-menopause with fluctuations in timing and amount of discharge. ...Read more
Light, brownish vaginal discharge 4 days before scheduled period lasting 8 days total. On 9th day, had unusual clear/purple-ish clots?
Hormonal change: It sounds like a minor hormonal change and I suggest waiting to see what happens this next cycle. ...Read more
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
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
White vaginal discharge that's kinda sticky and stretchy. It has no smell at all. Usually get it some time before period. It's increasing. Problem?
Normal: Normal for you, this is due to hormonal therapy ...Read more
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?
Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.
Yes.: The amount of discharge can vary throughout a monthly cycle. ...Read more
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