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

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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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?

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 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 discharging brown are you pregnant?

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 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

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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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What does it mean when you have brown vaginal discharge and never had your period before?

What does it mean when you have brown vaginal discharge and never had your period before?

It might be a period: Your first period might just be a little brown mucous without red blood. Make sure and let your mother know that you might be starting. ...Read more

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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 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 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 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 if after your period you notice white milky discharge?

What does it mean if after your period you notice white milky discharge?

It may mean nothing.: A milky white discharge may be considered normal. It could be an indication of the change in the ph or it could be due to an infection. It depends on a lot of factors. It could also be stress related. The infections that come to mind are both chlamydia or gonorrhea. It would depend on other symptoms with it. No other symptoms and it may mean nothing. An OB/GYN could let you know for sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have palpitations during pregnancy?

What does it mean if you have palpitations during pregnancy?

Perhaps normal?: It is very common during pregnancy, ~50% women develop palpitations...Unless you have underlying heart diseases such as congenital structural anomalies of your heart or other functional abnormalities, you should do just fine. It is good that you are cautious, pay attention to your symptoms and inform your gyn asap if you noticed something unusual happening to your heart! best luck to you and yours. ...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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What does it mean when you have yellow warty discharge after your period?

What does it mean when you have yellow warty discharge after your period?

Vaginal discharge: Yellow vaginal discharge often occurs with vaginal infections such as trichamonas, or long standing bacterial vaginal infections. I do not know what you mean by warty infections however if you have genital warts, it is often accompanied by a mucus like vaginal discharge. Seek medical attention for this problem ...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