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brown discharge instead of period

By Anonymous January 18, 2013 - 12:14pm
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I was due to start my period Jan 10th, well on jan 6th i started getting brown discharge and assuming it was my period i put a tampon in and went on with my shift. Well 5 hours later when I got off work I took ti out and there was a very light brown spot on it but was very clean. The brown discharge continued for three day and then stopped. My period never showed up and still isnt here. I have taking two pregnancy tests, but both we -ives. I am now experiencing back pain in the lower left side, and also cramping occasionally. What could this be?

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hey there :)
i am experiencing the exact SAME situation here!! i went to the gynae. they checked my BP,which was very LOW and alarming.you should get dat checkd! and i have been told to wait for a week or so then get some tests! :S

best of luck!! im worried as hell too!!!

January 20, 2013 - 7:09am

Hello Anonymous,

There are a variety of possible reasons that you had brown vaginal discharge and no period. Such symptoms are associated with perimenopause, pregnancy, cervical conditions, and pelvic inflammatory disease.

I suggest that you contact your gynecologist's office and report your symptoms. You may be asked to come in to be examined or told to wait and watch.


January 18, 2013 - 5:57pm
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