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Question: On pill-skipped two periods--now having brown discharge

 DuckGirl05 - Sat Jul 09, 2005 3:20 pm

I have been on the pill for around 8 months and have been sexually active with my boyfriend, although he also pulls out everytime. I skipped my last two period on purpose, b/c of timing and conveinance reasons. I am 3 days from starting the inactive week of my pills (I am on Mircette), but about 5 days from when I would usually start my period. I have not experienced any breakthrough bleeding or spotting since my last period. However, this past week I have been having brown/bloody mucusy discharge on my underwear or when I wipe. I have just now started getting cramps too (normal PMS symptom for me). I only have forgotten my pill once, earlier this week, I took it about 6 hours late (but also had sex that night). I should also mention that I have been having lots of stomach pains the past few months, although I think this is more stress related. I usually have some type of discharge before my period, I just don't remember having this long of brown/bloody discharge before. Could it have something to do with the fact I haven't had a period in a while, so the lining has just built up and I am very close to my period...or is this a sign of a possible pregnancy? Much of what I have been reading online states that brown discharge is a sign of pregnancy.
 DuckGirl05 - Sat Jul 09, 2005 3:28 pm

One more thing in relation to the stress/stomach aches...I don't know if this matters, but I have been stressed lately b/c I'm moving to a new job across the country and leaving behind my serious boyfriend.
I have also started working out everyday and being more active.

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