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I'm having a light to dark brown clumpy discharge. But there's no odor or itching or any other symptoms...what could it be? First time this has happen

I'm having a light to dark brown clumpy discharge. But there's no odor or itching or any other symptoms...what could it be? First time this has happen

Could be...: several different things. It could be as simple as spotting between your periods, especially if you have been under any stress or had an illness or diet change or medication change. It could also be an STD or other vaginal infection. Best to go get checked out and have cultures taken. ...Read more

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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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Before period, i'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Before period, i'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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Had thrush taken oral tablet and now got thick light brown clumpy discharge coming out, is this clearing out? Or abnormal? Thanks, female

Had thrush taken oral tablet and now got thick light brown clumpy discharge coming out, is this clearing out? Or abnormal? Thanks, female

Maybe not yeast: By "thrush", presumably you mean vaginal yeast infection, right? However, yeast usually causes mostly itching and little discharge, or only a small amount of white discharge. Colored discharge sounds like another kind of infection, including STDs if at risk. Follow up with your doctor for diagnosis and professional treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Protected sex, once, 4 days after period was supposed to start. 2 days later, Brown, clumpy discharge strted lasted for 7 days along with cramps.

Protected sex, once, 4 days after period was supposed to start. 2 days later, Brown, clumpy discharge strted lasted for 7 days along with cramps.

Menstrual cycle: A normal menstrual cycle can vary from 21 - 34 days. It seems that you had protected sex at least 2 weeks after ovulation. The brown clumpy crampy discharge describes a period. Maybe this is a little odd for you but sounds like somewhat of a normal flow. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control and lately I've been having brown clumpy discharge, but I'm not sexually active.. is this an issue?

I'm on birth control and lately I've been having brown clumpy discharge, but I'm not sexually active.. is this an issue?

Maybe: A brown clumpy discharge while on birth control pills can be a normal period, a vaginal infection (even if you aren't sexually active, yeast infections are more common on birth control pills), or break through bleeding because you are still adjusting to being on the pill, you took a pill late, or another medicine is interferring with the pill.Hope there is something that rings a bell for u in this ...Read more