Why Am I Spotting Brown

Most women that experience brown discharge usually have no problem. As a woman ages, menstruation is likely to shorten in length and lessen in intensity. Implantation bleeding happens when you become pregnant and can result in brown-colored spotting just before your period. Sometimes, it can be an early indication of pregnancy or perimenopause. Brown discharge or spotting during pregnancy can indicate a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy, which is when the fertilized egg implants in a fallopian tube instead of the uterus. Dardik says. Why am I bleeding and having brown discharge? The brown color is the result of oxidation, which is a normal process. If you notice brown spotting or light spotting at 6 weeks of pregnancy, first call your doctor to rule out any complications. The signs of bleeding in the digestive tract depend upon the site and severity of bleeding. I have been getting faint positives for the last 3 days. Because the early signs of pregnancy can be similar to the start of your period, many women mistake brown spotting for period blood. I read that if it really is red, then it is not. Brown blood or spotting can sometimes also be an early sign of pregnancy that doctors refer to as implantation bleeding. I am now on day 7 of this period and. Statistics show that 80% of all women will experience fibroids before the age of 50, but only 30% of these women will seek treatment for fibroid symptoms. I am 31 yrs old. My anxiety is of course high right now. After April 1st I keep spotting, and today there’s discharge mixed with blood. The digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract includes the. I had the IUD removed in March of '06 and began charting using BBT and trying to conceive since this time. Occurring in nearly 25% of pregnancies, 1  implantation bleeding signals that a fertilized egg has implanted, or attached to the wall of a woman's uterus. A common cause is implantation, when the pregnancy is attaching to the uterine wall. You may notice your period blood becomes darker or brown near the end of your period. January 28, 2010 at 9:38 AM Sara <3