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

Brown discharge after ovulation, is this normal ?

I have brown discharge that seems to constantly happen around 10 days after ovulation . Sometimes it lasts a few days, then goes away, sometimes it lasts until my period (I have 27 day cycles and ovulate on day 10 or 11). My husband and I are seeing a fertility specialist because we haven t been able to get pregnant for almost 2 years of trying. I have had my progesterone levels checked for the past few months, and the numbers indicate all is healthy and well. However, I ve always had a sneaky suspicion that the brown discharge could be contributing to my infertility . Any thoughts?
Asked On : Mon, 9 May 2011
Answers:  3 Views:  311
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi welcome to Healthcare Magic

Normal ovulation takes place on 14th day of cycle.. there is also some mucus secreted during that period.. yours discharege can also might be physiological.. as the other harmonal reports are normal , nothing much to worry.. to find the cause for infertility you needed to be clinically evaluated..
Answered: Mon, 9 May 2011
I find this answer helpful
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Discharge around the time of ovulation at times is normal.Continuous discharge after this is not normal.Also look for staining of under garment,if it stains is suggestive some infection.Please talk to your doctor.bye.
Answered: Mon, 9 May 2011
I find this answer helpful
  User's Response
Menstrual flow often consists of several layers, which include old blood, endometrial lining, nutrients etc. All these layers are discharged together as menstrual flow. However, at times only a layer of nutrients may be discharged before the actual menstrual flow. This causes the brown discharge before period or few days after ovulation.
polps,oral contraceptive pills,implantation bleeding also cause brown bleeding.
Brown discharge before period rarely leads to complications.
t is important to stay healthy from inside. Proper diet, exercises, and drinking a lot of water can cleanse you from within, thus alleviating the possibility of any menstrual problems.
Answered: Mon, 9 May 2011
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© 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