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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

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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Why do I have dark brown vaginal discharge for several days after my period? It happens after every menstal cycle.

Why do I have dark brown vaginal discharge for several days after my period? It happens after every menstal cycle.

Menses: This simply may be delayed clearance of blood from the lining of the uterus, but the only way to evaluate this would be to do a pelvic exam. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have dark brown discharge when i wipe, what could be wrong?

I have dark brown discharge when i wipe, what could be wrong?

Many things: The discharge is probably scant old blood.This could be trivial or serious but at age 45, an exam is approprite. ...Read more

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How come I have dark brown discharge with pink and red in it instead of a period.?

How come I have dark brown discharge with pink and red in it instead of a period.?

Brown d/c: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. It could be a sign of implantation. I would get a pregnancy test, and f/u with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period?Is it dangerouse for my health?

It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period?Is it dangerouse for my health?

Brown = Blood: A normal period lasts seven days or less. If you're having old brown blood before and after your period, then it's probably lasting more than seven days? I generally recommend seeing a doctor for an examination and possibly an ultrasound to check on this type of problem. ...Read more

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I have dark brown discharge its the 3rd day that its heavy. What does it mean? I'm also irregular so i really don't know when will I have my period.

I have dark brown discharge its the 3rd day that its heavy. What does it mean? I'm also irregular so i really don't know when will I have my period.

Unpredictable: Unfortunately, if you have irregular periods, your bleeding patterns and amount will vary. Brown disharge is older blood, therefore this could be your period or an anovulatory bleed. This means that you have irregular bleeding because you don't ovulate every month. You should see a gyn to undergo a complete workup for irregular bleeding. Anovulatory cycles can put you at risk for cancer. ...Read more

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Just had my period last wk. Had sex on the 3rd day. I have dark brown discharge up until now. What could be the cause?

Just had my period last wk. Had sex on the 3rd day. I have dark brown discharge up until now. What could be the cause?

Period: It sounds like your period is still coming out. Did you have sex on the 3rd day from when the period started or on the 3rd day after the period stopped? Are your periods regular? It is most likely some blood from the period but if it is still coming out then you should go see a physician. ...Read more

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Last week i went to the doctor and found out i had an uti & now I have dark brown discharge coming out my vaginal what's going on?

Candidiasis?: More information is need to answer your question. If you were prescribed an antibiotic it is possible you are now suffering from a yeast infection. Consult me and we can discuss further :) ...Read more