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What does it mean when you have brown discharge after a period while been sexually active but also have pains in the belly?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge after a period while been sexually active but also have pains in the belly?

Not much : It just means that you had some leftover blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out after you finished your period. If the pain continues see your doctor to discuss. If you do not want to be pregnant please start birth control. ...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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There is brown discharge before and after period. What does this mean?

There is brown discharge before and after period. What does this mean?

May be the start ;: End of period with shedding of older, deoxygenated blood as the uterus is being cleaned out. ...Read more

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I got some stringy dark/light brown discharge for a couple days instead of a period, what could that mean?

Pregnancy test?: If you're having sex, the first thing to do is a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate. If pregnancy isn't a possibility, there may be a temporary hormonal shift. If things don't get back to normal by next month, seeking care to figure out cause could be helpful. ...Read more

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What could brown discharge 8 days after period mean?

What could brown discharge 8 days after period mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. These could be due to imbalances of your hormones. Take care. ...Read more

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What could brown discharge 14 days after period mean?

What could brown discharge 14 days after period mean?

Brown = old blood : 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 & hormonal changes can cause spotting. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean when brown discharge but still no period?

What does it mean when brown discharge but still no period?

Possible infection.: If you are having vaginal discharge and no period it is most likely associated with an infection. Try to make an appointment as son as you can with your doctor or GYN provider in order to get checked and treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a brown discharge before your period?

A brown discharge: Is usually old, deoxygenated blood. There may just be a bit of hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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7days after period and a brown discharge occur what does that means?

7days after period and a brown discharge occur what does that means?

Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly (if there is any chance of pregnancy). ...Read more

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I have been having brown discharge with no period. What could this mean?

I have been having brown discharge with no period. What could this mean?

Vaginitis: If you have been sexually active, then the symptom maybe due to inflammation of vagina or vaginitis. You will need to see a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a dark brown discharge one week after period ended? What does this mean?

Normal: What you described is withing the normal spectrum of bleeding in menstrual period. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a week after the last day of my last period. What could this mean?

Brown discharge a week after the last day of my last period. What could this mean?

Old blood : Brown equals old blood. This most likely means you had some blood remaining from your cycle that needed to come out. If it continues see an OBgyn ...Read more

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What does brown discharge mean a week before your period? It's been going on for 3 days and it just stopped. I have been active with no protection.

What does brown discharge mean a week before your period? It's been going on for 3 days and it just stopped. I have been active with no protection.

Brown discharge: Discharge from the vagina can come from a long list of etiologies. Whenever i encounter a patient in my practice to evaluate for brown d/c, i perform an exam to ensure that it isn't std or sexually related. I then evaluate that it isn't "spotting", or irregular bleeding prior to or just after menses. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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