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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
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Experience:  Over 30 years of experience in OB/GYN practice, including teaching students. Fellow of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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I had a slightly red discharge about a day or two before my

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I had a slightly red discharge about a day or two before my period, and I am worried that it might be serious. I thought that I may have made a small tear because I was rinsing out, but it was painless and no more pinkish discharge came out after that
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

It's very unlikely that your red discharge is from anything serious.

If you were rinsing out inside your vagina, I would recommend that you not do that. Your vaginal health will be better is you don't rinse inside.

Even if you cut yourself a little when rinsing, it's unlikely to be anything serious.

Some spotting before a period is not unusual at age 15, and it's rarely if ever a sign of anything serious.

It's is definitely not a sign of infertility.