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Having a problem with periods

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: August 16, 2020 2:37 PM

Anonymous 3 months

I started having brown discharge on Tuesday and spotting till Thursday I was due to start my period yesterday

Dr Ramzdhan 3 months
General Practitioner

Good evening. Thank you for your questions.

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

We truly understand regarding your concerns on experience a brownish discharge and spotting, followed by the delay of your menses. However, we need more information regarding your medical history to provide you with a more accurate diagnosis for your condition. For your information, there are a few reasons that should explain the problem your experience these past few days:

  • If your trying to conceive, this is might be a sign of pregnancy, called implantation spotting
  • Use of contraceptives
  • Hormonal imbalances throughout your previous cycle
  • Ovulation spotting
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), or other kinds of STI (Sexually transmitted infections).
  • Endometriosis

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Sun Aug 16 2020 14:37:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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