There comes a time in most women's lives when she looks down at her underwear and wonders, What the actual eff is that?! Okay, maybe that's a little extreme. But weird-colored vaginal discharge can seriously freak you TF out—especially when it's brown.
Although healthy vaginal discharge comes in a variety of colors, changes are usually a sign that something totally normal is going on inside. Fortunately, in the vast majority of cases some brown discharge is nothing to be worried about. It's hard at this stage to distinguish whether physical symptoms like bloating, breast swelling and acne are caused by pregnancy or premenstrual syndrome.
Pregnancy brings many changes with it — some pleasant, and others concerning, to say the least. In fact, changes in color, texture, or volume of vaginal discharge are often the first signs that a woman is carrying a child. While changes in vaginal discharge can indicate an infection or a complication with the pregnancy — brown discharge can simply be a result of the pregnancy itself.
Early miscarriage refers to loss of a pregnancy in the first trimester. The majority of early miscarriages occur before the pregnancy is 10 weeks gestation. Some miscarriages happen very early, even before a woman is sure she is pregnant.
Women's Health. The release of brown discharge is often caused by a small amount of old blood mixing with your normal vaginal discharge. This creates a brown tinge.
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A thin, clear or white vaginal discharge known in the obstetrics business as leukorrhea is a normal part of having female parts. But one of the biggest worries for pregnant women is brown discharge, probably because the color is so close to blood. The good news is, in the vast majority of cases some brown discharge is just part of being a woman.