A 47-year-old member asked:
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i had a full hysterectomy 14 years ago and now have brown smelly discharge. is this normal?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, not normal: Please see your gyn for an exam and cultures, you may have a vaginal infection and hopefully you did not develop a recto- vagina fistula which your doc will be able to tell what the problems is after a good exam , and cultures an u may need other studies.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The discharge is not normal but is not related to the hysterectomy.
Answered on Jul 24, 2018
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