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What does dark brown discharge before mean?

What does dark brown discharge before mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This might be the very beginning of your period or you could have a little breakthrough bleeding. Take care. ...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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Dark brown discharge. What does that mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Not normal,infection: You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment because you may have infection with brown discharge. ...Read more

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I started having a lot of dark brown discharge lately (past 3 days). What does this mean?

I started having a lot of dark brown discharge lately (past 3 days). What does this mean?

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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Dark brown discharge instead of my mens. For 5dys, 2dys little 3 heavy enough to soak half of sanitary napin 4-5 same with 1st 2dys What does it mean?

Dark brown discharge instead of my mens. For 5dys, 2dys little 3 heavy enough to soak half of sanitary napin 4-5 same with 1st 2dys What does it mean?

Consult GYN doctor: Dark brown discharge could have been menses , old clotted blood collected in uterus . for a1or2 days Since you are constipated and there is pressure of fecal mass on uterus and vagina .IFyou do not have any other problem , or no h/o injury to genitalia and no more discharge then wait for your next menses .If any such discharge recurs, or still worried then better see GYN doctor . ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have dark brown discharge then it turns red?

Blood clot: You are probably seeing a clot which has a brownish surface but when you break the discharge, the inner part is brighter red blood. Make sure this is not related to your period or early pregnancy because otherwise, you need further questioning and examination by your doctor. ...Read more