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A 59-year-old female asked:

I need help, i have severe anxiety and fear over post menopause yellowish brown discharge, but im scared of tests and what will be the diagnosis and i'm also scared to death to get covid at the doctor or hospital, not sure how to get through!?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Get Covid-19 vaccination. I did. If is far far safer than Covid. Post-menopausal brownish discharge is an indication of bleeding from the genital tract. By not going to the doctor, you are delaying the diagnosis and adding to your anxiety. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health!
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
It appears you need help to overcome your anxieties. Seeing a therapist is a great way to start. It is good to be cautious, but not good to have irrational fears. You need to talk this out with a professional.

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