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is something wrong with brown discharge coming out of the vagina

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Infection: You need to see your gynecologist or family doctor for an evaluation.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably old blood: Unless you have inserted something into the vagina the only thing that would naturally come out that looked like a bean would be a small old blood clo ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: and have it checked, diagnosed then it can be treated, May have a yeast or other infection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Larsen
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: Most likely you are not ovulating regularly and you are having irregular bleeding . This can be due either from an excess of estrogen (high BMI, diabe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infection: Brown discharge from the vagina could mean a bacterial infection or 'old' blood that was lying there for a while from your last menstrual period. It d ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for an exam.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown d/c: Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - pleas ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Doctor: It could be an infection.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vag ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Some vaginal discharge can be normal and this can change throughout the menstrual cycle. Other times vaginal discharge can signal an infection. Testin ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need a diagnosis 1st: The most important step in treating vaginal discharge is to know what you are treating. There are many causes and treatment will vary. Tests may inclu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
26 years experience Urgent Care
Yes it can be: Obviously this could be a sign of infection and thus you should see your pcp or ob/gyn physician for an exam asap. They will be able to let you know ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical mucus: A clear string or discharge coming out of your vagina after urinating is most likely cervical mucus. At the time of ovulation the cervical mucus becom ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Malodorus discharge: Although a white, liquidy discharge is not always abnormal- the fact that this discharge has an odor is worrisome - so would recommend medical assessm ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urethra or vagina: Both very close. Could be at std like gonorrhea, bacterial urethritis or vaginosis which gives appearance of discharge/pus coming from urethral meatus ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown ejaculate : Means that it contains blood. A man should get hematospermia medically evaluated.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginitis: infection from bacteria and sometimes gonorrhea/chlamydia can lead to vaginal discharge. It can also be physiologic. No way to distinguish unless eva ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: White discharge is normal for the vagina and it is, as you say, a way that the vagina cleans itself. Discharge can be clear or cloudy, thick or thin. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See GYN: This can be something serious. See gyn fast.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Possibly: Unless the discharge itches, burns or has an abnormal odor; it is probably normal. A woman's discharge changes throughout the month as her hormones c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnangy: Vaginal infections can have a brown discharge, especially vaginosis. Since you are pregnant, the biggest concern would be a rupture of membranes. Howe ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
18 years experience Gynecology
Old blood: Brown discharge is usually a sign of old blood. If you are due for your period this could be some premenstrual spotting.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Could be normal is charge or signs if infection. An exam would be helpful.

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