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A 29-year-old female asked:

I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. i have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. normal? how long should this last?

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Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Normal: It was vineger and iodine to make the lesions show up better, then after the put an orange-colored rusty substance to help stop bleeding. You can gently rinse it out in the shower with a finger and water and then you won't have a week or more of random orange-staining goo coming out. Good look, and ALWAYS were condoms so you won't have to go through this again.

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Last updated May 18, 2014

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