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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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I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

That is likely old: Deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If not occurring in conjunction with period it could be breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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What is wrong when my vaginal discharge is brown?

What is wrong when my vaginal discharge is brown?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: It is difficult to say without observing. Safest thing to do would be to go see a doctor. They can look at the discharge under a microscope or send it out for further analysis to try and determine what it is and offer you treatment. ...Read more

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Is it bad if i'm having light brown and pinkish vaginal discharge?

This is likely: blood. Brown d/c is usually old bleeding being cleaned from the uterus. No sx's ? - maybe some breakthrough spotting. Take care. ...Read more

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Usually it is clear, but today I had a brownish vaginal discharge. Why did this happen?

Usually it is clear, but today I had a brownish vaginal discharge. Why did this happen?

Brown vaginal disch: Brown discharge from vagina is caused most likely from old blood drainage from the uterus.It could also come from infectious discharge from cervix or vagina causing erosion of the mucus membrane and bleeding.More dangerous condition is the possibility of precancerous or cancerous conditions of cervix or vagina.Consult with your gyn! ...Read more

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Dark brown, heavy vaginal discharge. Fills a liner multiple times a day. What is this from??

Dark brown, heavy vaginal discharge. Fills a liner multiple times a day. What is this from??

Vaginal Infection: Nonspecific inflammation. If you have curry discharge it could be yeast infection. If it is clear and itching it could be trichomonas. If it is foul smelling it could be anaerobic bacterial vaginitis. You may have to rule out STDs.go to your doctor who can check and treat you appropriately ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have a brown and very light vaginal discharge for two to three days?

Probably old blood: May or may not be important. If periods are regular and it does not recur, it may not need attention. ...Read more

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What causes brown vaginal discharge?

What causes brown vaginal discharge?

Probably old blood: This is probably blood that has been retained from your menses but younshoukdmdiscuss this with your gynecologist for a full evaluation and explanation. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more