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The brown discharge is just "old blood". All it means is that this was blood that was shed from the lining a couple of days previous and has taken a couple of days to move out of the body. This is completely normal.

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Q: Is brown vaginal discharge considered the first day of a menstrual period?
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Vaginal discharge then menstrual period then vaginal discharge with naseau had breast tenderness and ligament stretching feeling?

that is puberty

Does discharge from chlamydia change with your period?

Few women get discharge from chlamydia. The addition of menstrual fluid to the existing vaginal and cervical discharge will certainly change the appearance. If you're worried that you may have chlamydia, get tested.

What is Dark vaginal discharge and cramping?

your period.

Is a brown vaginal discharge after your period normal?


If you have vaginal discharge will you get your period soon?

Vaginal discharge starts as you enter puberty, typically menarche (first period) starts within four years of starting puberty. Watch for heavier discharge and pink or brown discharge which may be an indication of coming closer to your period.

Discharge of blood during the menstrual period is called what?


How long do you get vaginal discharge for before you get your period?

Vaginal discharge starts as you enter puberty, there is no way of telling when your period will start by when you started to get discharge. The most that can be said is that menstruation normally starts within four years of starting puberty.

How does the menstrual cycle happen?

The female egg cell travels from the ovaries through the Fallopian tube and into the uterus. The egg is then released and that is the clear/white discharge you get before a period. Then the blood collects on the vaginal wall and is released which completes the menstrual cycle.

Why do you have discharge when you already have your period?

Discharge is something you have every day starting from puberty, this is because discharge helps to keep the vagina clean and healthy: it flushes out dead cells, is acidic to kill bad bacteria but help healthy bacteria to thrive, and keeps vaginal tissues protected from damage. Discharge changes throughout your menstrual cycle and unusual changes to discharge can be a clue as to your vaginal health, so it's good to learn more about your discharge.

Do you suppose to have whitish vaginal discharge 5 days before your period?

You are supposed to have discharge every day.

You just came off depo a month and a half ago. What is the white sticky discharge that you see when you wipe after you urinate?

This discharge may be ovulation discharge, break through ovulation discharge, vaginal discharge from coming off the shot, normal vaginal discharge, yeast infection discharge, approaching period discharge or pregnancy discharge. There are many causes for vaginal discharge in women hun.

Can you get white creamy vaginal discharge 2 weeks before your period or is that more so a pregnancy sign?

A vaginal discharge before a period is normal as is in pregnancy. See a doctor if you suspect you may be pregnant.

Discharge but no menstrual cycle?

The discharge probably means you will get your period soon. A friend of mine also told me that discharge cleans out the vagina.

Can a vaginal infection stop your period?

Yes, a vaginal infection can stop your period. This is because the PH balance can get messed up and stop the entire menstrual cycle.

Does vaginal white discharge stop before period?

No, the white vaginal does not stop before the period. This is one natural way that the vagina cleans itself.

What hole does your period come from?

Your menstrual flow comes out via your vaginal opening. The vaginal opening is at the bottom/back of your vulva, between your urethra (where you urinate from) and your anus (where you deficate from) - the vaginal opening is the same hole that vaginal discharge comes out of. Try looking at diaphragms online, such as from sex education sites like Scarleteen, to get an idea of where to look.

Is vaginal discharge sign of having period soon?

No, vaginal discharge isn't a sign of having a period soon. Discharge starts as you enter puberty as this is how the vagina keeps itself clean and healthy, menarche (first period) occurs within four years of starting puberty. Discharge changes leading up to your period but until you've had your cycles for a while it is unlikely that you would be able to tell from discharge when your period is due.

How do you know when you start your period?

you will have a vaginal discharge which is white or yellowish stuff that will show up in your undies your breast will be tender and your period will start about 1 year after the vaginal discharge. to tell if your breast are tender is if they are sensative to the touch and or squize.

Why am i getting vaginal discharge if i haven't had my period yet?

A girl's first vaginal discharge usually occurs anywhere from 6 to 18 months before their first period, or menarche. It's a sign that puberty is in full swing.

Is a milky white discharge a sign of pregnancy?

A vaginal discharge which looks like egg-whites is ovulation discharge. Prior to your period or after your period it is very common and normal to experience a white vaginal discharge that is not pregnancy related. It is your vagina keeping itself fresh and clean and preventing bacteria from causing a infection. But during pregnancy, a increase in vaginal discharge does occur and it continues to increase every few days.

White mucus discharge from the uterus and vagina?

Vaginal discharge it means your period is coming soon make sure your prepared!

Why does brownish discharge after your period?

Brown discharge is spotting, remaining blood from your period leaving the body and mixing with discharge. This is normal, you can use menstrual cups or pads to deal with it until it comes to an end.

What causes vaginal mucous?

its your vaginal discharge it means you are going to start your period. the mucous is not really mucous its your vagina cleaning itself.

Can period blood be mixed with vaginal discharge while your on the depo shot Is this spotting?


What age does vaginal discharge start?

Around puberty, before a girl gets her period.