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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
I have had brown blood/discharge for about a week and a half now. What could it be? Should I a worried?
Please Dr. i took contra 72 emergency a week and some days and am experiencing darkie blood discharge . Please i want to know if it is normal?. Thank you
Bleeding: Irregular bleeding is common after using emergency contraception as it disrupts or delays ovulation. Always a check a pregnancy test 2-3 weeks after using emergency contraception to make sure that it worked. Consider starting birth control to prevent these types of scares in the future. ...Read more
A lot of things:
4.Vaginitis or cervicitis.
7.Vaginal yeast infection.
Diagnosing vaginal bleeding after sex is usually a matter of exclusion. Anytime you experience post-coital bleeding or vaginal bleeding after sex see your physician. ...Read more
Brown = old blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I ám having small blood discharge drips after going too the bathroom but only when I have a eretion do I drip?
Bloody discharge: Whatever it is needs to be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
What is thread like dried up blood discharge, comes out 1 or 2 times a day frm couple of days? I'm abt 5-6 weeks preg.
See below: Up to 30% of pregnant women bleed during the 1st trimester. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have had right sided lower abdo pain intermittent, quite severe at times enough to wake me. I've now got slight brown blood discharge ?
Evaluation needed: Recurrent right lower abdominal discomfort may be due to ovarian or uterine disease but other possibilities include recurrent or persistent low grade appendicitis, or Crohn's disease involving the right ileocecal junction. In view of the vaginal discharge,I recommend that you first consult your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Helloo. I am asking this for my wife. She had an abortion on her 4th month. Now it is almost 60 days. Still blood discharging. What is the problom?
Could be: microabrasion causing pain/bleeding. See your doctor for an exam. Wear loose clothing. ...Read more
Why dark brown or black colour blood discharge in small amount for 3 days at the time of mensuration?Is there any problem with me?
No: Brown or black colored discharge is old blood... Meaning that it may have been blood from days or even weeks ago. If that's all you had, meaning you didn't have a true bleed, you may want to check a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. Otherwise, this light period with dark blood is solely due to hormones. If bothers you, can consider birth control pills to regulate. Good luck! ...Read more
Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. old blood?
See your doctor : Please see your doctor to get right diagnosis ...Read more
Not uncommon: I do the believe anything is wrong, if this is your only symptom. Monitor the situation and discuss with your GYN at your next visit. ...Read more
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Possible: Get a pelvic exam- and get a vaginal culture for infection. ...Read more
Common, not normal: Bleeding after intercourse can come from a multitude of reasons, most of which are simple and not dangerous or a health threat. It could just be due to a small tear in the skin from stretching or friction, or some other irritation, or a even a small polyp in the cervix. If it persists, see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
My bro has a problem of blood discharge through anus. He has no constipation. What could be wrong?
Depending: On age, most common cause is constipation and hemorrhoids; however always concerned for colon pathology such as inflammation or colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer. You need to see a colon and rectal doctor or a GI doctor for a thorough evaluation and possible colonoscopy. Do not delay. ...Read more
My periods have turned light and pink blood discharged and stayed that way since few months.Is it normal?
What do you suggest if my real bro has a problem of blood discharge through anas during his laterine toilet .he has no constipation p?
Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help
there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help these common problems.Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with ruling out a fissure. ...Read more
I am 22yrs of age.used postinior 2 .had my periods 20days after.now am having brown blood discharge 14days after my periods and at the same time ?
Emergency contracept: Postinior 2 is an emergency contraceptive that contains levonorgestrel. This causes irregular bleeding. The first bleeding you had after taking it was not your period and it can take a while for your periods to get back on track.Be safe. Start a reliable method of contraception and use condoms to decrease the risk of STDs.The postinior2 did not protect against STDs and they also can cause bleeding ...Read more