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Polycystic ovary syndrome and brown discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   For past 4-5 months I have been fairly regular with my period. Though they do last long at times. I have been trying to conceive for over a year now. In Aug after an ultrasound my GP said I might have PCOS as my ovaries were slightly large. This month I was due to get my period around the 15th, however instead I have been getting a very light amount of brown discharge with a slight pink tinge. Its been a week now and still only getting this and no period. I don't have any cramps or pains, except a low back pain once during the past week which can be blamed on me sitting in front of the computer for too long Also have upset stomach(if that helps). I did an HPT on the 15th but was neg.
Doctor :  
let me read it
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Ok I have read it what is yoru question ?
User :   what could the brown discharge be?
Doctor :  
It could be a period as well
User :   is it a PCOS symptom?
Doctor :   During PCOS problem there shal be irregularity of periods
User :   but the discharge is only brown and not heavy or even normal flow... could it still be a period?
User :   also its quite thick..
Doctor :  
Actually your case sound solvable and I would like to speak to you with more details
Doctor :  
What is your age?

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