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

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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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
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