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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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Sticky/stretchy discharge couple of days before period for past 3 months. On BC pill. Doctor said withdraw bleeding. Is that so even if clear?

Sticky/stretchy discharge couple of days before period for past 3 months. On BC pill. Doctor said withdraw bleeding. Is that so even if clear?

Doesn't sound like: Withdrawal bleeding is the reaction of abrupt discontinuation of a hormonal supplement. The last 7 days of the pack are sugar pills and cause withdrawal bleeding which you take as a "normal" period but the withdrawal bleeding is a bleeding not stretchy, sticky discharge like you describe. Not sure what it is but it may be worthwhile to have it checked for infection unless this has been ruled out. ...Read more

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I've had my period 2 weeks ago. 4 days ago I had intercourse and noticed that I have sticky brown discharge. Also had mid-cycle pain before period.?

I've had my period 2 weeks ago. 4 days ago I had intercourse and noticed that I have sticky brown discharge. Also had mid-cycle pain before period.?

Concern for preg: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possible unplanned pregnancy rises. A easy way to determine if you are pregnant is by doing a home pregnancy test. It can be done around the time of your expected period. It can be done safely & with ease within the comfort/privacy of home ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have discharge before period normal?

I have discharge before period normal?

Probably: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant.
If you have significant changes in vaginal discharge color, odor, itching, burning or swelling - please seek evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Is less discharge before period normal?

Is less discharge before period normal?

That is fine: The texture, color and amount of vaginal discharge is constantly chanfing. ...Read more

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When to expect discharges before period?

When to expect discharges before period?

Leukorrhea: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge made up of cells and fluid. The consistency, color and amount of this discharge can change depending on time of the menstrual cycle & whether pregnant or not pregnant. ...Read more

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Light green discharge before period, help?

Light green discharge before period, help?

D/c: A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...Read more

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Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Yes: This is not uncommon as long as other reasons are ruled out (cervical irritation for example). ...Read more

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Pinkish discharge 4 days before period. Is this worrying?

See your doctor: This could be from a number of things including polyps, ovarian cysts, a cervical lesnion and endometrial hyperplasia (a thickening of the uterine lining that may become canerous.) Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about pinkish discharge days before period?

Should I be worried about pinkish discharge days before period?

No: Generally speaking, no; that can occur and everything be fine with you. This pink spotting is usually just a prelude to your "normal" flow or cycle. If you have a discharge with associated symptoms like odor or burning or if it keeps recurring, then you might want your GYN to evaluate it. Also, there are a few things--like sex--that can cause spotting that mixes in with a normal discharge. ...Read more

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Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more

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Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

No: As your hormones change during the month, so does the cervical mucus. If it doesn't itch or have an odor, its probably normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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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

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Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period? .

Not unusual: If bleeding tapers, you could see a brown discharge because the quantity of blood is small and by the time it gets to lower vagina and it's noticeable, it's brown. ...Read more

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Is black/brown sticky and stringy discharge normal 4 days before having a period?

Is black/brown sticky and stringy discharge normal 4 days before having a period?

This can be old,: Deoxygenated blood ; tissue being cleaned out of the uterus. You might have some imbalance of estrogen or estrogen. ...Read more

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One day before period is expected, white/clear stretchy discharge is this normal?

Can be variable.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...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?

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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Pinkish discharge twice this week, only once each day only when I wiped. 7 days before period now. Happend once last month before period also. Normal?

Pinkish discharge twice this week, only once each day only when I wiped. 7 days before period now. Happend once last month before period also. Normal?

Spotting: Spotting is 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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I have brown discharge before period?

Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period. ...Read more

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Itchy and black discharge before period?

Black d/c can be: Older, deoxyenated blood. Reason for itching? If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I am having white discharge before period?

May be normal: The vaginal discharge will typically wax and wane with the cycle. If you almost always notice an increased discharge before your period, it is probably normal for you. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown sticky discharge if I'm not on my period? (Im ovulating)

Why do I have brown sticky discharge if I'm not on my period? (Im ovulating)

That's why!: The sticky discharge is cervical mucous that stretches in preparation for an easier pathway for the sperm to transit during ovulation. ...Read more

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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: Period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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Very light pink discharge 3 days before period?

Very light pink discharge 3 days before period?

Normal: It is normal to have some pink discharge 3 days before your period. Sometimes there is a little spotting from the uterus as the lining of the uterus becomes thick and ready for menses. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

Is white discharge a day before period starts normal?

A woman has: Vaginal secretions through out her menstrual cycle. There is nothing necessarily wrong with white d/c before your period. However, a clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with >. ...Read more

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No discharge before period not pregmant, what's wrong?

No discharge before period not pregmant, what's wrong?

Most likely nothing: Is wrong. A woman's vaginal secretions change all the time - often in response to hormones. ...Read more