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Irregular period and brownish discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   I have not had a period in 7 weeks. I had a baby Nov 3rd, had a regular period 6 weeks later and for the past 2 weeks have had brownish colored daily mucus, but not a full on period. No odd smell or anything, I was just wondering if this is cause for concern? I am usually irregular with periods every 7-10 weeks being normal for me. A Pregnancy test was negative 2 days ago.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   There are other cause for delay in the periods too,
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which needs to be considered.
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Especially when you been having irregular periods in the past.
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To help you more, can I ask a few relevant question?
User :   sure
Doctor :  
May I know your age?
User :   28
User :   3rd child
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Are you breast feeding your child?
User :   no
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Did you have an unprotected sex recently?
User :   nope
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Are you working?
User :   nope
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When was the episode of brownish mucous discharge?
User :   everyday about a teaspoon for the past 2 weeks
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When was your last menstrual period?
User :   Jan 7th
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Are you on any medications?
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Do you have diabetes/hypertension?

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Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
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