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Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Premenstrual d/c: It can be very normal. Prior to your period there can be some change in your hormone levels which would cause the lining of your uterus to break down earlier than your normal period. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why do i get brown discharges before my period?

Why do i get brown discharges before my period?

Brown discharge: Since its happening before - it may be mucus and the very early products of your menstrual flow mixing. How soon before and is this happening regularly. It is was a once and done - might have been some residual from your previous cycle if regular and close to your menses it may be the beginning of your cycle mixing with mucus. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge 15days after my period?

Why do I have brown discharge 15days after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This may be break through bleeding related to an imbalance of hormones. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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Why do I have pink watery discharge I had my period this month and it's not time for ovulation?

Why do I have pink watery discharge I had my period this month and it's not time for ovulation?

See your doctor: Vaginal discharge can be due to many causes. Sometimes it is physiologic (normal). It could also be indicative of a vaginal infection or a sexually transmitted disease. Hormonal fluctuations or medical problems could also cause abnormal bleeding/periods or blood tinged vaginal discharge. In any case, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark red stretchy discharge after my period?

Why do I have dark red stretchy discharge after my period?

Normal...: After period there is still few " left over " red blood cells and when mixed with normal vaginal mucus it can create impression as browning mucous discharge. There is no worry unless have some vaginal discomfort or other concern. Avoid duchess - it disturbs normal vaginal pH and flora ( lactobacillus) and can invite more egressive bacterias or yeast. maintain healthy diet and personal hygiene. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge but i haven't started my period yet. What should I do?

I have brown discharge but i haven't started my period yet. What should I do?

Possible explanation: The brown discharge may actually be the beginning of your period. Blood can look brown sometimes. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark brown discharge? My periods not until two weeks .

Why do I have dark brown discharge?  My periods not until two weeks .

Normal occurence.: Hello, Often ladies can have a small break down of their uterine lining because of the level of hormone that is present around this time of the month. The flow is very small and very slow therefore the blood is exposed to air and turns brown before you see it. This is normal so do not worry. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex, Why do I have pinkish and brownish spotting 3 days before my period?

I had unprotected sex, Why do I have pinkish and brownish spotting 3 days before my period?

It may be the period: It may be the beginning of the period that is occurring or trauma from intercourse. If you want to be pregnant with unprotected sexual encounters then that is very likely, otherwise use contraception of any form. ...Read more

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

Why do I have brown sticky discharge if Im 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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Why do I have brown spotting 2 days before my cycle begins?

Hormone falls: If only immediately befor your period, this is a small amount of bloood as the lining begins to shed due to the usual fall in secretion of hormones in a nonpregnany cycle. Not to worry. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown discharge? Im irregular with my menstruation

Why do I get brown discharge? Im irregular with my menstruation

Abnormal discharge: You are describing an abnormal discharge. This can be associated with: 1. Your irregular cycles and "old blood" which makes its way out as a brownish discharge. 2. A common vaginal infection - which should be evaluated by your doctor. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why am I having brown discharge when I don't ever have periods?

I'd be concerned: Although brown discharge may be nothing, blood that is slowly released may exit the vagina with a brown discoloration. Women over the age of 50 have to be concerned about uterine cancer, which often releases a small amount of blood. Women of all ages can have ovarian or cervical cancers, with similar bleeding. Not all blood is red. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Why did I have early light period? And why did I have strechy discharge a day after it ended? Could i be pregnant?

Why did I have early light period? And why did I have strechy discharge a day after it ended? Could i be pregnant?

Possibly: Some women have implantation bleeding, which may resemble a short period early in pregnancy. I recommend taking a pregnancy test. If it is negative, track your cycles to see if they are becoming irregular. ...Read more

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I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

Needs testing: 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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I have brown discharge 5 days before my period and I have had many symtoms of pregnancy what do I do?

I have brown discharge 5 days before my period and I have had many symtoms of pregnancy what do I do?

So take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Premenstrual d/c: It can be very normal. Prior to your period there can be some change in your hormone levels which would cause the lining of your uterus to break down earlier than your normal period. ...Read more

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Why have had i had brown discharge before my period for months?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. More than likely if you convert to birth control pills this will disappear. ...Read more

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Thick brown discharge before my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. In this case, it might be the start of your period. ...Read more

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I didn't have the brown discharge before my period this month? Is that normal?

I didn't have the brown discharge before my period this month? Is that normal?

Yes: It's very common to have some mild differences from month to month regarding the type and amount of blood. It's nothing to worry about. Sometimes if the period is much shorter and lighter than typical, running a pregnancy test may be a good idea if that is a possibility. ...Read more

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I've been having brown discharge before my period. This is abnormal for me. Possible causes?

I've been having brown discharge before my period. This is abnormal for me. Possible causes?

This might be the: Start of your period. The brown discharge is likely to be older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge before period?

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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Light brown discharge before my period. Missed period. 2 weeks later heavy brown / red discharge. Problem ?! I'm scared !

Light brown discharge before my period. Missed period. 2 weeks later heavy brown / red discharge. Problem ?! I'm scared !

Get a pregnancy test: It's possible that you could be pregnant if you missed a period and if you are pregnant, then see an OB/GYN soon to figure out what's going on. You may need an ultrasound. You may be going through a very early miscarriage. Regardless, a pregnancy test is the first step. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge 15days after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This may be break through bleeding related to an imbalance of hormones. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge before and after period never had it before. I came on my period a week earlier also. No smell no itch. Also have cramp ?

I have brown discharge before and after period never had it before. I came on my period a week earlier also. No smell no itch. Also have cramp ?

Old blood: mixed with vaginal and cervical mucus. I suggest a warm water douche and monitor you menstrual cycles. If you are having unprotected intercourse, I suggest a pregnancy test (HCG) and routine lab studies:CBC, metabolic profile, female and thyroid hormone levels. Time for a comprehensive GYN exam. ...Read more

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Had period 2 weeks ago, now I have brown discharge... Is that normal? Or it's just cleaning out my system for my next period?

Had period 2 weeks ago, now I have brown discharge... Is that normal? Or it's just cleaning out my system for my next period?

Irregular periods: 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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I have brown discharge and PMS symtoms but i'm not on my period?

Get it checked/infec: The discharge may be due to infection, you should have it checked by your doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

Irregular bleeding: 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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I have brown discharge after period, is it normal?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be some residual blood/tissue being shed. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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