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I am in my 19th week and notice dark brown/black stain on my underwear every two to three days. It is only a small smear but it keeps happening. ?
EXPECT: a full examination - whether you are male or female. ...Read more
No disadvantage: Underwear were designed to provide warmth and support, also facilitating keeping more expensive outerwear cleaner. However there is no disadvantage of not using underwear, some cultures still do not use underwear. ...Read more
If I am new to sex is it normal to have light pink stains on underwear during the first few times? Thank you :)
Sex: Yes this is common. You probably have small micro tears in the vaginal canal from penile entry. The small amount of blood is mixing with vaginal secretions and causing a pink frothy residue. Just clean your vagina after sex to prevent urinary tract infections, with water and non abrasive cleansers. ...Read more
Comfort: The main reason men wear underwear is for comfort. There is no medical consequence to not wearing underwear if one so chooses. All the best. ...Read more
Underwear: Provides an extra layer of protection in cooler climates & extra layer of coverage in societies concerned with modesty; also helps prevent urine/fecal stains of outerwear, which tends to be more expensive & more difficult to launder. Going "commando" is touted as "liberating" by some but may prove embarrassing in some situations. Too tight underwear can cause problems as well. ...Read more
Hello,so ive been experiencing brown stains in my underwear for a really long time and i was wondering why?
Some things: to consider:) A female has three openings in the perineum (bottom) for important bodily functions--the urethra for urine, the vagina for reproductive function and the anus for bowel defecation. The most likely source of discharge would be the vagina...brownish material indicating old blood from menses. More rare would be rectal staining indicating malfunction of anal sphincter.Needs eval from Doc ...Read more
Vaginal odor?: panty shields are a choice, but aren't necessary. While there is a "smell" to a vagina, this is nothing to be ashamed of or try to cover up. It's normal. Sometimes a panty shield is not "breathable", and may contribute to vaginal odor or overgrowth of bacteria or yeast. Ur panties likely don't smell Bc of the shield. Try cotton panties and no shield, and see your ob to be checked for infection. ...Read more
I have been recently having brownish stuff on my underwear and i don't know what it is. Can you help me & understand why this is happening ?
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