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Dark brown discharge and side pain

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I am concerned about a dark brown discharge that I started having 2 days after having sex for the first time. My boyfriend and I had been intimate but never got all the way inside of me. I still took Plan B right right after I began to bleed just in case if this not a pregnancy. I dont know since he came 3 times there is still a great possibility of me being pregnant and already having an egg implantation on the second day? Why do I have this dark brown discharge for two days already? I have a very mild pain on my lower left side of my abdomen, but this pain began when I received some very very hard news that depressed me completely, I did not want to eat, I cried almost all day for the past three days, what does this sound like? Pregnancy or a hormonal imbalance?


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replied March 9th, 2010
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Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. The brownish discharge which you are having could be due to implantation bleeding. However, for the confirmation of pregnancy you need to wait for your next periods. In case, you miss them, then urine for pregnancy test done around a week after that confirms or rules out pregnancy. If you can’t wait that long, you can do a serum beta HCG levels assessed. These are raised in pregnancy much earlier. They are raised around 9-10 days after the implantation. Please do consult a gynaecologist for the confirmation of the diagnosis.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.



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