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Yellow brown spotting

Brown spotting during menstrual flow is fairly common among women – brown spotting at any time of menstrual cycle is most often associated with old blood and old endometrial tissues. In general, brown spotting is commonly a result of the long menstrual period – the long period means that the blood has become oxidized thereby causing the change in color. When you notice yellow brown spotting, it means old blood was mixed with infection and bacterial inflammation.

Brown spotting sometimes could be a symptom of pregnancy (early sign of pregnancy) or a symptom of Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID) or a symptom of hormonal disturbances during menopause or a sign of cervical cancer and even sometimes a side effect of other medical conditions.

Yellow brown vaginal spotting can be a symptom of several conditions and diseases. Several factors can cause vaginal spotting that is yellow in color, thick and bears a foul odor. Some women can get such yellow spotting before period, while others can get it after period. Yellow brown vaginal spotting could be associated with vaginitis, cervicitis and/or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Yellow brown spotting could be a result of the shedding of the uterine lining which can happen because of mentioned infections – vaginitis, cervicitis and/or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Yellow brown spotting

Yellow brown vaginal spotting could be a symptom of following diseases and/or conditions:

Yellow brown spotting during pregnancy, which does not smell bad, can be normal during implantation period. Women can experience an increase in watery spotting during pregnancy due to an increase in the flow of blood to the vaginal area and also because of rising levels of pregnancy hormones.

In early pregnancy, the spotting is more likely to be white or clear, but in late pregnancy, the spotting can assume a light yellow color. But, if the vaginal spotting is frothy or it develops a foul smell and causes itching and irritation, then it can be caused by vaginal infection.

Reddish Brown spotting

Brown itchy spotting

Dark brown spotting instead of period

Yellow vaginal discharge

 


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