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Brown flow is light bleeding that is taking it's time to come out of your body so it is turning brown and mixing with your discharge. This may be the start of your period or this may be as heavy as this period is going to be. You can also get this if your cycle is irregular, not menstruation but spotting due to hormonal imbalance. If you go over three months without a period or keep seeing unusual bleeding like this then go see your doctor to find out what's going on.

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โˆ™ 2016-05-14 23:35:55

When bleeding is "new" it looks redder. Brown indicates "old" blood, meaning the area is no longer actively bleeding. Brownish blood is typically at the end of a period. It happens because blood pools in the bottom of the uterus and sometimes takes its time to flow through the cervix into the vagina.

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You have had your period but now im bleeding brown blood?

Totally normal. If you notice when you first start your period it is bright red, and then towards the end of your period, it's brown. Brown blood=old blood, it just means its older! you will be alright!

If you missed a period and had sex and 3 days later start bleeding brown blood what could that mean?

These are signs of pregnancy.

What does it mean when your on your period and brown discharge comes out instead of blood?

It's still just menstrual fluid. This happens a day or so before you really start bleeding, and it tends to be brown at the end of your period. Older blood turns brown. Your period is more than blood. It's totally normal.

Is light pink and brown discharge normal if so what does it mean?

Could be implantation bleeding, or just old and new blood mix.

What day is considered the first day of my period - when I have that brown light bleeding or when I see red blood?

The first day of your period is the first day of 'true bleeding' which would be the first day you see red blood. You can see spotting like brown or pink discharge for a lot of reasons so you don't want to count that as your period if it turns out not to be. Although it doesn't matter that much anyway as it really doesn't have to be exact, just keep track of when you start roughly and you'll be fine.

You get brown discharge then a week later red blood so when does your period start?

That was your period.

When you start your period it is brown looking instead of blood?

it means that the blood is either old

Do you count the brown blood as the beginning of a period?

No, when counting your menstrual cycle day one is the first day of true bleeding. Brown discharge is spotting, small amouts of blood mixing with discharge as you start to bleed, but you don't count this as day one.

If you never had pinkish brown spotting before and you had it for 3 days then it turned into a period kindof thing what is that?

Brown blood is old blood and sometimes your period will start with brown to get the left over blood from last time out.

If have been spotting brown and bleeding then after almost a week of spotting you start cramping are you pregnant or did you have a miscarriage?

im 16 and i was supposed to start my period a couple weeks ago and i never did now i am spotting brown blood i was wondering if anyone could tell me what that means

When you spot light brown blood than later that day you start bleeding regular and my period is late am i pregnant?

No, just a late period has anything in your diet, excersise or life changed? These are some factors on why it could be late.

When you start your period if you have brown old blood first do you count those days as your 28 days or do you start counting when the blood is red?

When you start your period if you have brown, old blood first you count those days as the first day of your 28 day menstrual cycle. You do not have to start counting day one when the blood is red.

What does it mean if having brown discharge and your period is late?

This is probably just your period starting late. Often at the start and end of the period the blood is brown in colour.

What does brown blood mean if youre on your period?

Brown blood is just blood that has taken time to leave your vagina so turned brown and mixed with your discharge. Brown blood doesn't mean anything other than that your flow is light so taking time to leave your body. It's normal to see brown discharge at the start and at the end of your period.

What color appears in your undies when you start your period?

Initially you may see pink or brown discharge on your underwear - this is light blood mixing with discharge - or full bleeding so see red in your underwear.

Period or implantation bleeding?

So I had protected sex twice before this recent period. I was on time, started off one day with brown discharge, next day had a heavy blood flow and random blood clots then pretty much nothing the next day. I usually have a regular blood flow for 3days then it lighten up and I rarely start off with brown discharge...can that be implantation bleeding? And how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test if so?

What does brown discharge mean after 2 missed periods?

If you already know you are pregnant, it can indicate the start of a spontaneuos abortion. If you are not sure if you are pregant, it can be the above or most likely implantation bleeding. This usually only lasts a day. If you are on the pill and missed one, it can be breakthrough bleeding. If you had some rough sex, you can have a little brown blood from trauma. Brown is usually old blood on your period. It happens often towards the end. When there is not enough blood to come out, but it builds up (collects) then comes out, it is brown because of the exposure to oxygen. Just like when you menstrate an older pad will have a brown blood. Dried blood is brown, so it could be the end or beginning of a period. Good luck. go 2 the hospital ASAP!!!!

What does it mean when you wipe ther is brown blood on the toliet paper?

This is spotting, it's light bleeding that has mixed with your discharge. This can occur at the start of end of your period, or it may be spotting for another reason such as ovulation spotting.

What does it mean if you are on the pill and in the middle of the back you start spotting red and brown blood?

Brown blood is normal. When the blood is brown it just means that is dried blood. It doesn't mean anything you if have it. It is completely normal, especially for younger women. Bleeding while on the pill is normal.

What do it mean when you have brown bleeding seven days before your actual period date?

I have had the same thing. I think its just your period starting up...but with a slow start

Can you be pregnant and starte your period a week early and spotted pink and brown then your period get heavier?

You can spot during a pregnancy but if you start bleeding heavily it can be a sign of a miscarriage.

How can you tell when your starting your period?

You can tell when you're starting your period because you start to see vaginal bleeding - spotting which is brown or pink discharge, or a full bleed. Not all vaginal bleeding is menstruation but it's typically safe to assume this is the cause of vaginal bleeding.

What color is the blood when you start your period?

Reddish-brown. Before that you might see a whtish residue.

What does it mean when you start your period weeks early and its dark brown?

It is perfectly normal to start your period weeks early and its dark brown. You mostly start with dark brown when you start your period and it turns red.

What is brown stuff before your period?

The brown stuff is known as 'spotting' it is just blood mixing with discharge, it turns brown when it comes in contact with air. This is just the start of your period, you can also get it at other times such as at the end of your period or around ovulation.