Vaginal discharge before or after a period is a normal cleansing activity, where body fluids resembling whitish mucus wash and clean out the vagina. Sometimes, the color of discharge changes to light yellowish or pinkish, signaling either a vaginal infection or the body washing out leftover blood. There is a third brown mucus discharge that may point to other underlying medical conditions.
Here is a graphic representation of 7 causes of brown discharge or spotting, what are the common symptoms to watch for, and which unusual symptoms need immediate doctor intervention.
Infographic by – Medplux