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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

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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What does it mean when you have orange discharge?

What does it mean when you have orange discharge?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a no specific vaginitis infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked. The orange color might be blood related ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a red discharge?

What does it mean when you have a red discharge?

Go see ur GYN: And get checked for uterine, cervical and vaginal inflammation, infection and tumor or hormonal imbalance. Take care! http://m.Voices.Yahoo.Com/what-does-vaginal-discharge-say-you-10944488.Html. ...Read more

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What does it mean having discharge when suppose to have period?

What does it mean having discharge when suppose to have period?

Depends: It depends upon several things - such as if you are on birth control, how your periods have been recently, your typical cycle, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have amenorrhea?

What does it mean if I have amenorrhea?

No periods: If you had periods, and now you don't, you could be pregnant, or you could have a hormone abnormality from the pituitary, or hypothyroidism. Women who exercise excessively sometimes stop having periods, or women with anorexia nervosa who get too thin. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

Bleeding Somewhere: A bloody discharge from any of the body orifices that is not routinely expected would suggest bleeding somewhere. As you did not state your gender, or where the bloody discharge is, more information would be required to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have cloudy pee?

What does it mean when you have cloudy pee?

Infection???: Cloudy urine can be due to several causes, including an infection, protein from kidney disease, or sediment from other causes. Best to have a urinanalysis done by your doctor to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you spot when you're suppose to have your period?

What does it mean when you spot when you're suppose to have your period?

Common complaint: 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. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . 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 you have big areola?

What does it mean when you have big areola?

It means that each : Of us is unique. Size tends to increase during pregnancy and breast feeding. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have insomnia?

What exactly does it mean when you have insomnia?

Insomnia means: You are having difficulty sleeping. Often it is due to stress and the inability to let go of worries and sleep. In addition to medications there are relaxation techniques and sleep rituals which can help you relax and get a good night's sleep. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have cramps after your period?

What does it mean when you have cramps after your period?

Not related to perio: It means there is a different cause of the cramps than your periods and if it persists you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have dizziness?

What does it mean if I have dizziness?

Nothing vs. smth: Dizziness is experienced by all of us. To raise a red flag, though is worth when it is getting more frequent and severe, cannot be otherwise explained by "benign" causes (orthostatic hypotension, for example) and also having other symptoms present (headache, double vision, seizures, numbness, weakness in certain parts of the body, gait disturbances etc.). ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sore nipples?

What does it mean when you have sore nipples?

Get help: There are several ways you can fix this, but the one thing not to do is to just wait and hope it will get better. A lactation consultant or nurse or doctor can help. If you are sore and cracked, it will cause you pain and put you are risk for infection! try allowing the nipple to air dry with some breast milk on them after feeds and review the baby's latch on position carefully. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get mikd cramps after your period? Does it mean you're pregnant?

What does it mean when you get mikd cramps after your period? Does it mean you're pregnant?

Not pregnant: If you had a period and the cramping occurs a few days afterwards then you obviously are not pregnant. the mild cramping could be of uterine or intestinal origin. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have light cramping after ovulation?

What exactly does it mean if you have light cramping after ovulation?

Likely mittleschmerz: Many women feel small pains around ovulation, before-during-or after - its called mittleschmerz. Individual women choose different words to describe it, you say 'cramp-like' - many in my practice describe 'pinging' or 'pinching.' it doesn't mean you have or have not ovulated yet, just that its around the time it would be happening. ...Read more

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What does it mean if have period early?

What does it mean if have period early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have pregnancy problem?

What does it mean if I have pregnancy problem?

Pregnancy Problem: Thier are many different types of pregnancy complications, each has a specific name. What kind of problem it is will indicate if it will interfere with any part of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you bleed when masturbating?

Female?: If you masturbate with inadequate lubrication or over-aggressively – that may be a cause for the blood you saw. If you masturbated after your period, there could have been some residual blood which was extruded. ...Read more