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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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Period started 15 days ago and I have had continuous very light bloody discharge since day 7 - never happened before - should I be concerned?

Period started 15 days ago and I have had continuous very light bloody discharge since day 7 - never happened before - should I be concerned?

GYN: This is prolonged bleeding and you should be checked by your GYN for prenancy or hormonal causes for this long cycle. You may benefit from birth control pills to regulate your cycle; however, I suggest a pelvic/GYN exam. ...Read more

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Cause of bloody discharge 1 week after period..

Cause of bloody discharge 1 week after period..

Metrarrhagia: For your age group, you have spotting after regular period can be hormone inbalance vs, infection if have negative pap within months; otherwise if reoccur more than three months you should have to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bloody discharge one week after your period?

Is it normal to have a bloody discharge one week after your period?

Probably : Bleeding after your period would not be a surprise. It just means more blood needed to come out. It is common to have an abnormal period from time to time. If it continues for several cycles see your doctor to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...Read more

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On a POP for years. Had a 6 day long very light period, nothing on day 7 but bloody discharge for following 3 days. No pains, just annoying as?

On a POP for years. Had a 6 day long very light period, nothing on day 7 but bloody discharge for following 3 days. No pains, just annoying as?

Not unusual: POP contan no estrogen, and are associated with more irregular bleeding than estrogen containing pills. As long as you are faithfully taking it, you should be OK--irregular bleeding is not unusual. It is certainly a nuisance. If you have ANY concerns about being pregnant--do a test. ...Read more

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Stinky bloody discharge 2 weeks before my period ?

Stinky bloody discharge 2 weeks before my period
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Start with WHEX: I'd start with a general female exam. Could be mid cycle bleeding (mittleschmertz) which is a normal thing, but is usually not stinky. Endometriosis is another possibility, but is usually associated with abdominal pain, irregular periods, infertility, etc. Start with seeing your doc and general exam. ...Read more