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Doctor insights on: Very Light Period Brown Discharge

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What does it mean when I have a light pink then brown discharge then really light period for 4 days then stops? I am on a swim team

What does it mean when I have a light pink then brown discharge then really light period for 4 days then stops? I am on a swim team

Exercise and periods: Extensive exercise can change the amount and character of menstrual bleeding normally because of hormone variations and minimal percentages of body fat. ...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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Off dianette since jan. Brown discharge 2 weeks later. Light period two weeks after the brown dis 2 weeks after that. Is this normal?

Yes: This sounds entirely normal. When a woman stops taking a birth control pill, it may take the body several weeks to go back to its own natural cycling. You should have a more "normal" period next month. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 2weeks before period and had a light period for a day . I am on the pill and forgot one tablet this month. Is this normal?

Brown discharge 2weeks before period and had a light period for a day . I am on the pill and forgot one tablet this month. Is this normal?

Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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I have unprotected sex w/ BF. I had an extremely light period for 2 days.It's now 10 days later and I'm having light brown discharge w/back pain. Why?

I have unprotected sex w/ BF. I had an extremely light period for 2 days.It's now 10 days later and I'm having light brown discharge w/back pain. Why?

Pregnant??: you must always rule out pregnant. What concerns me most is an ectopic pregnancy since you have back pain. Please seek evaluation from your gyn to rule out pregnancy and an ectopic. otherwise you are just lucky. take responsibility and use contraception if you don't want to be pregnant ...Read more

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Can brown discharge count as a period?

Can brown discharge count as a period?

If at the time of : The anticipated period - it may be. Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does the brown discharge come after a period.

Why does the brown discharge come after a period.

Decreased necrosis: The period is because of necrosis of endometrium......which slowly heals....to give brown discharge . If sexually active.....infection can do it also. ...Read more