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Is pink like really light pink discharges normal before period normal???

Is pink like really light pink 
discharges normal before period normal???

Can be: Premenstrual discharge/spotting is not necessarily abnormal. You should see your doctor to make sure everything is ok ...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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What should discharge be like 2 days before period. Mine is white and thickish what i normally get at other stages of cycle ?

What should discharge be like 2 days before period. Mine is white and thickish what i normally get at other stages of cycle ?

Normal: White discharge is normal. You can reduce it by avoiding wearing tight pants for long periods of time. The white discharge is actually just the build up of normal bacteria and yeast in the vaginal tract. Try to keep the area as dry and clean as possible. ...Read more

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What should discharge look like 2 days before period due?

It can vary: If the period is just beginning to start, the discharge can change from clear to opaque to brown. ...Read more

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Clear discharge feels like period is coming but its nothing? Im 4 dayss late .

Clear discharge feels like period is coming but its nothing? Im 4 dayss late .

Sometimes happens: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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What does white mucous like discharge before a period mean? If it means anything.

What does white mucous like discharge before a period mean? If it means anything.

Period: It is common for women to have varying degrees of discharge during the month. As long as it is not giving you any discomfort such as itching , burning and it doesn't have a bad smell you shouldn't be concerned. Take care! ...Read more

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Clear thick snot like discharge with blood 9 days before period what does this mean?

Clear thick snot like discharge with blood 9 days before period what does this mean?

Infection? STD?: At your age (22), most vaginal discharge of this sort is due to an infection, usually an STD. Any and all abnormal or new vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor. Be sure you are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes discharge to flow out like a period? It's milk white, kind of thick with no odour.

What causes discharge to flow out like a period? It's milk white, kind of thick with no odour.

Poss. Infection: sometimes an infection, even a yeast infection can cause these symptoms to occur. Get an examination to be properly diagnosed and then any treatment would be forthcoming. Best wishes. ...Read more

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One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern ?

One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period.  Nothing more.  Period in four days.   Cause for concern ?

Various reasons: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Dark brown (like tar) and dark red discharge, started 6 days before expected period and 7 days after intecourse. What could this be?

Old blood: When women see this color discharge it's typically old blood. Nothing to worry about, women have it all the time. Difficult to determine how long it's been in vagina before coming out, could be breakthrough bleeding or could be remainder of bleeding from last period. Regardless, no to worry. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pinkish, brown discharge, plus i wipe like piece of something big brown, test negative, i am on 28 days pills, not period time anyway?

Pinkish, brown discharge, plus i wipe like piece of something big brown, test negative, i am on 28 days pills, not period time anyway?

Could be: just old blood or irregular bleeding on your pill. but if worried see your gyn. Doubt pregnancy but ectopic pregnancy, like you have had are more common on the pill. Also could be an infection. So if worried see your GYN ...Read more

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My daughter is 7 days old and she did not do toilet for 2 days and some period like discharge is coming..is it normal or need to worry?

My daughter is 7 days old and she did not do toilet for 2 days and some period like discharge is coming..is it normal or need to worry?

Baby menses: Girl babies have all the girl parts and the hormones of pregnancy will cause their uterus to be stimulated. A percentage will have menstrual blood flow, enough to be noticed, as early as 2-3 days but seldom more than 10 days after birth. Some just have a mucousy show. It is normal.Skipping a few days to stool is also common. ...Read more

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Period was late by 22 days. It's coming out like discharge and in clumps but not onto my pad. Will the flow be normal after a few days?

Period was late by 22 days. It's coming out like discharge and in clumps but not onto my pad. Will the flow be normal after a few days?

Hard to say: You had a hormonal disruption. Important thing is that hour period came. Is you want regularity make appointment to discuss with your doc why it is irregular and options ...Read more

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I normally have little discharge between period but there has been an excessive amount the last two weeks, like watery but white is this normaL??

Vaginitis : it is vaginal infection, bacterial vs yeast. If you are itching and have thick discharge without odor it is yeast. If you have thin discharge with fishy odor , it is bacterial vaginitis. Both conditions need to be treated with medications. ...Read more

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Brown Stringy discharge on period ? It smelled foul really bad. Should I be worried first time this has happened why is like that day one of period

String Theory: Bacteria like blood. It's warm and nutritious. I don't know if they like the taste. So if you have an infection in there (maybe low level, no symptoms yet) it will flourish, so to speak, when the blood starts flowing. Best to get this issue addressed sooner than later with your GYN. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heavy discharge feels like I'm on my period but I'm not?

What to do if I have heavy discharge feels like I'm on my period but I'm not?

Gynecologist: Having heavy discharge feeling like being on a menstrual period is a situation, where a woman wants to see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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