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mirena out about 6 months ago, Am I Pregnant?

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Im currently tryin for a 3rd baby after having my mirena out about 6 months ago i had my period on the 27th july and it lasted until 29/30th 2 weeks later on the 10th august iv started with brown discharge and lower abdominal pain mainly on my left side iv had sexual intercourse with my partner everyday except on the 9th aug i am worried that because of the discharge it means im not preg this month and im confused to what it is my menstual cycle is always 28 days never late or early can any1 help pls???


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replied August 10th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A25886
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The early brown discharge could be suggestive of possibility of implantation bleeding if you have been sexually active after your last periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms. Wait and watch for your next periods. If you do not get your periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you develop symptoms suggestive of pregnancy, you should consider visiting your gynecologist for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Other possibility of brown discharge is ovulation bleeding or infective cause. If pregnancy gets ruled out, go ahead with getting vaginal swab/smear test done to identify any infective cause. Get started on treatment simultaneously with your partner to prevent re-infection. Avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.



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