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Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Not per se: An ovarian cyst by itself should not alter the menstrual bleeding. However, depending on the type of cyst, it may be associated with hormonal disturbance. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Should i be worried about clear stretchy discharge during period?

Should i be worried about clear stretchy discharge during period?

No, not to worry.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What causes red thick discharge during period?

What causes red thick discharge during period?

Color of: menstrual blood is usually not clinically significant. Shedding of endometrial tissue could cause thickened d/c. ...Read more

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A lot of watery discharge during period is this normal?

A lot of watery discharge during period is this normal?

Infection & hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge. In some cases though discharge can be a sign of infection. Causes incluse yeast, bacterial vaginosis, and stds. There are simple tests that can be done in the office to determine if this is normal or not. ...Read more

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Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (i'm 22). Thank you!

Having slimy and stretchy vaginal discharge during period. Is this normal? (i'm 22). Thank you!

Maybe : It is hard to assess vaginal discharge when someone is on their menstrual cycle. You could compare what you're experiencing now to the menstrual cycles you have had in the past. If this is not normal for you then you can schedule a visit for a evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be pure blood during period? Usually there is a sticky discharge in the blood but we haven't seen any? Period was on time

Is it normal for there to be pure blood during period? Usually there is a sticky discharge in the blood but we haven't seen any? Period was on time

Blood is blood: Blood is blood. It can have all different appearances depending on how old it is and how long it has been sitting in the vagina or uterus. There is really no need to analyze the appearance of blood. ...Read more

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Have brown/blood discharge during period, do I have a std?

Have brown/blood discharge during period, do I have a std?

At risk?: The brown bleeding during your period is totally 100% normal.Are you at risk for an std? I can't promise you don't have an std, but I have no reason to think you do based on this information. ...Read more