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    Default Brown discharge 1st trimester

    Hi, I'm 6 weeks today (first pregnancy) and this evening I noticed brown mucus when I wiped. No cramping. Can anyone tell me is this normal or a sign of something else? I'm so worried. Thanks

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    Hi, same thing happened to me around the 6 week mark. I freaked out a little and it was there a few times when I wiped but I told myself unless it hot heavy, I started cramping or it turned red that I should try to stay calm. Easier said than done I know! If went away after about 2 days and 5 days later when we had our first scan, everything was perfect.
    Hope it's nothing for you also.

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    Yep I had this with my first pregnancy. Can be very common as the pregnancy dislodges old blood as it beds in. With my second pregnancy I had bright red blood and I am feeding that baby as we speak! Don't worry

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    Thank you girls. I'm not seeing any more today so hopefully it's nothing to worry about. I'm having a scan in two weeks so I should relax a bit more when I see heartbeat.

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    I had bloody discharge at 9 weeks. Everything is perfectly fine. Good luck.

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    I'm 7w4d and have had light brown/yellow/mucusy spotting since last Wednesday, had a scan last Thursday and showed everything is A-OK.

    It can be quite common in early pregnancy, especially since everything is so sensitive down there, my advise would be to rest as much as you can, no sex or exercise as it can irritate your cervix or whatever may be causing the spotting.

    It's so hard not to stress over every little thing, I know, but if you feel it gets worse or you need reassurance please see your GP or OB and they can give you a transvaginal U/S and check for any abnormalities/the source of spotting.

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    I'm still getting it at 18 weeks with no apparent cause - sex etc makes it worse but there's nothing they can see in the scans etc.

    My mw has said the same - unless its red, painful or crampy not to worry. If its any of those, to go to emergency. At 7 weeks their concern is ectopic. At my 18 weeks their concern is early labour.

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    Default brown discharge

    I m having continuous brown discharge..whenever i go to washroom and i wipe there is lot of brown fluid,I have it from my 5th week nd nw i m 7 week..
    Its nt stopping..
    My hcg r going up,but not doubling.so i was worried but last week i had US i heard heartbeat..
    My Dr. Suggested me to go to a specialist as i may have a high risk pregnancy..
    Plz help me..
    Did something of like this happened with any1,then plz share..i m really tensed,this is my 1st pregnancy,nd i want it..
    Can this discharge be normal and lead to normal healthy baby ?

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    I'm 8+3 with my first and went to the toilet this morning to find a show of light red as I wiped it has gone now but still have a brownish discharge don't have any major cramps few twinges went straight to the doctor and she jus said it can be common felt my tummy and took blood pressure all seemed ok although I'm still worried sick something is not right...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdave View Post
    I m having continuous brown discharge..whenever i go to washroom and i wipe there is lot of brown fluid,I have it from my 5th week nd nw i m 7 week..
    Its nt stopping..
    My hcg r going up,but not doubling.so i was worried but last week i had US i heard heartbeat..
    My Dr. Suggested me to go to a specialist as i may have a high risk pregnancy..
    Plz help me..
    Did something of like this happened with any1,then plz share..i m really tensed,this is my 1st pregnancy,nd i want it..
    Can this discharge be normal and lead to normal healthy baby ?
    I'm sorry you're going through this. Fact is, it could be fine or it could not. No one can tell. I had the same symptoms as you. Brown or dark red bleeding from week 5, hcg levels increasing but not enough. I heard a heartbeat at 6 weeks 2 days and 7 weeks 4 days. Baby died at 7 weeks 5 days and I found out at a scan at 8 weeks 3 days. However, I've heard of people with no sign of a heartbeat at 6 weeks, with voluminous bright red blood and cramping, go on to have healthy babies. Statistics say that 50% of first trimester bleeders will miscarry and 50% won't. I hope you are in the latter category. Take care xx


 

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