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brown sludge instead of period

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal o ... Read More

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Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well: Sometimes the periods get off due to irregular ovulation. Are u on the pill? Assume ur not, the "sludge" is likely old blood/ endometrium. The mense ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This may be your: Period. Brown discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Not normal: A foul odor is not normal. you need to get checked for an infection.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, an odd-looking period, a heavier or a lighter period, a ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small am ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: May be your period. Old, deoxygenated blood can turn brown.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That the blood is: Older and deoxygenated.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Brown blood: Is often deoxygenated (older) blood.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It could be the : Start of a period. Brown discharge can represent old blood being cleaned from the uterus.

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