Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
191 Doctors are Online

Thick brown dischage ,diarrhea and headache during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Average Posted in: Pregnancy
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3388 Questions
User :   hi i am approx 5-6 weeks pregnant and took a morning after pill a few weeks ago, my doctor told me there is a chnace of an ectopic pregnancy because of this, i have just had some discharge very thick and lumpy and a being very pale brown look to it is this normal or should i seek help? ive also had very bad diarroeah
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   apart from the discharge what other symptom you have ?
User :   headache
User :   diarroeah
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   they are different and are not related to the ectopic pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :   this type of discharge is quite common
Doctor :   during pregnancy
Doctor :   it may be mucoid pale yellow, white or brown in nature
User :   ok even though its got a brown tinge to it?? as the doctor told me to keep an eye on this happening
Doctor :   have you got the ultrasound examination done ?
User :   no because i am booked in to have a termination on friday
Doctor :   the pregnancy is ectopic or not only way to find out is ultrasound examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   since termination is planned on the Friday you need not worry about the present discharge or the ultrasound
User :   ok thank you
User :   i just wanted to make sure it wasnt signs of ectopic or me miscarrying
Doctor :   no it is not the sign or ectopic or miscarriage. the discharge is quite normal in the pregnancy
User :   i do keep getting sharp pains in my left hand of my lower stomach
User :   ok thanks for your help
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor