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is brown discharge normal during early pregnancy?

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4 years ago
the last few days i've had a brownish discharge when i'd wipe, is that normal?? i'm really worried and i don't want to lose this baby...someone help me, what should i do?

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4 years ago
I would call your doctor to let him or her know. You're 8 weeks and that's too late for it to just be implantation bleeding. It could be nothing, but it could be a sign of something serious.When I was about 6 weeks along with my second pregnancy I started having some brown discharge. At 7 weeks I had some bleeding and was diagnosed with a threatened miscarriage. Everything turned out just fine, it was just some random spotting. But, that isn't always the case, so it's best to let your doctor know.
3 years ago
Brown dischrge is normal in the first few weeks of pregnancy. It's normally caused by the implantation of the fertilized egg. Later on in pregnancy it is sometimes a sign of a problem. I would call your doctor to see if he or she wants you to be seen sooner than your next scheduled appointment. I had brown discharge at 7 weeks which, after a few days, turned into spotting bright red blood. I had a threatened miscarriage, which was very scary. Thankfully, everything turned out fine for me.

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