News  |  Journals  |  Conferences  |  Blogs  |  Articles  |  Forums  |  Twitter   



Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers

"The information provided on is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Gynecology Answers List

Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: Light Brown Discharge

 giggles2164 - Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:40 pm

I have been on Yaz for over a year. I take it everyday religiously. The last time I had sex was on May 18th. My boyfriend pulled out and did not ejaculate inside me. My period then came on May 23rd. A week later I had light brown discharge periodically. I still have it periodically now and my next period is due next week June 16th. I have had spotting in the past but never this long. I just really need some assurance that it's not a pregnancy because it is scaring me.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:51 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is very normal discharge. It is brown because it is some old blood that wasn't completely expelled with your withdrawal bleed (period during birth control use). Don't worry about it. Spotting is really not a sign of pregnancy in itself.

Best wishes.


Check a doctor's response to similar questions


advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application


 advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)



Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us

Copyright © 2001-2016
Doctors Lounge.
All rights reserved.

Medical Reference:
Diseases | Symptoms
Drugs | Labs | Procedures
Software | Tutorials

Links | Humor
Forum Archive
CME Articles

Privacy Statement
Terms & Conditions
Editorial Board
About us | Email

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.