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What does it mean when you have a light pink discharge but you are not pregnant?

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 or before you start your period. If the bleeding continues see your doctor to discuss and for std testing. If you do not want to be pregnant please start birth control. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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

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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What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could i be pregnant?

What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could i be pregnant?

Maybe the thick: Brown discharge was your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood. If you believed that you may have missed your period and are sexually active - then would take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have light brown discharge after sex?

That is likely: Blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

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. Brown just indicates old blood which has been sitting at the back of the vagina for awhile. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have brown spotting?

What does it mean if you have brown spotting?

Brown Spotting is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a brown stringy discharge after your menstrual period?

What does it mean if you have a brown stringy discharge after your menstrual period?

Depends: Depends on where this is happening in your cycle. This could still be part of your period at the end. It could happen with mid month spotting after ovulation. It may be normal but it is tough to tell without a proper examination. Other factors such as infection, growths, bleeding disorders, pregnancy, medical conditions can cause abnorma discharge, spotting, or bleeding. ...Read more

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Does it mean your pregnant if you are having brown discharge?

Hard to know: If a woman is having spotting at the time she normally gets a period, it is possible she is pregnant and that the bleeding is implantation bleeding. Check a pregnancy test to know. Usually we suspect pregnancy if a woman misses a period, and then has nausea or breast tenderness for instance. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have brown discharge?

You might be passing: Some old, deoxygenated blood or you could have an infection. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have a brown discharge after having sex?

What exactly does it mean when you have a brown discharge after having sex?

Old blood: Brown discharge is old blood. Typically that blood is coming from inside the uterus, but it could be coming from the cervix as well. Likely sex caused a sloughing off of the brown discharge, again, either from the uterus or the cervix. If it only happens occasionally not to worry. If you are having it with every act of intercrouse, or bright red blood after intercourse, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. The vaginal discharge needs testing. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant what does it mean when you have a yellow colored discharge?

I am 38 weeks pregnant what does it mean when you have a yellow colored discharge?

Discharge: Probably nothing, assuming you have not broken your water, the discharge doesn't smell bad, and isn't irritating. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you discharging brown are you pregnant?

Maybe: Implantation bleeding can sometimes present as spotting with brown or pink discharge. The only way to know for sure is to check a pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have diarrhea and brown discharge?

What does it mean if you have diarrhea and brown discharge?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea and a brownish vaginal discharge may indicate that you have a bacterial infection. See your doctor for appropriate cultures and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a brown pinkish discharge then a light period?

What does it mean when I have a brown pinkish discharge then a light period?

Could be normal, but: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a watery period and it's heavy?

What does it mean if you have a watery period and it's heavy?

Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal bleeding can occur due to multiple causes: hormonal imbalance, thyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, anovulation, being obese etc. It would be hard to answer your question without knowing some basic info or personal health. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have dark colored stools while pregnant?

What does it mean if you have dark colored stools while pregnant?

Taking iron?: If you are taking iron or if your prenatal vitamin has iron, it will make your stool dark. If so, it's ok. If not, you should have it tested for blood. Talk to your OB. ...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