A 48-year-old member asked:
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is it normal to have brown and smelly discharge after abortion?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infection.
Answered on Jul 20, 2018
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