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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'm having brown discharge for the past 2 days. 2-3 weeks after period. I had unprotected sex 4-5 days ago if that matters. What could be wrong?

I'm having brown discharge for the past 2 days. 2-3 weeks after period. I had unprotected sex 4-5 days ago if that matters. What could be wrong?

Get tested for STD: If you had unprotected sex, this brown discharge could be a sign of a sexually transmitted disease. You need to have a pelvic exam with swabs to test you for this. Treatment would be with antibiotics which are necessary to avoid the long term complications of an untreated std. It can cause infertility, so get tested.

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3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

Many options: 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.

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Brown discharge a day after period?

Brown discharge a day after period?

Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleeding is not normal but may still be difficult to diagnose and treat.

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I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

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.

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What is brown discharge after period caused by?

What is brown discharge after period caused by?

See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected period. If i's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor.

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Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Normal: Breakthrough bleeding (brown or red) is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck.

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How long does brown discharge after period last?

How long does brown discharge after period last?

Can't predict that: It is usually just old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. It can be related to hormone imbalances.

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I discovered brown discharge after period ended?

Normal: It is common for the brown discharge to appear at the beginning or the end of a period.

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I have brown discharge after period, is it normal?

I have brown discharge after period, is it normal?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be some residual blood/tissue being shed. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation.

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Why am I having brown discharge 5 days after period?

Why am I having brown discharge 5 days after period?

Implantation: Brown discharge a few days after your period is normal for most people. When this discharge occurs more than 7 days after your period, however, this is when you should see your doctor. In some cases, brown spotting days after your period can be a sign of pregnancy. This brown discharge is also referred to as implantation bleeding. Your doctor will test for pregnancy and other things if necessary.

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What could brown discharge 8 days after period mean?

What could brown discharge 8 days after period mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. These could be due to imbalances of your hormones. Take care.

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Thick brown discharge day after period what is this?

Not to worry.: This is most likely older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus.

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What could brown discharge 14 days after period mean?

What could brown discharge 14 days after period mean?

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.

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Brown discharge 2 weeks after period, what could it be?

Several things: Mid-cycle is the time of ovulation. Brown discharge between periods could signify one of number of problems, including vaginal infection, endometriosis in uterine or vaginal wall, a spontaneously aborted fertilized egg (yes, one can have a period even though egg fertilization may have occurred, though usually it is not a typical one). See your gp or gynecologist.

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What is the cause of brown discharge before and after period?

Old blood: Blood turns brown. Cut your finger-red blood. Scab-brown. You are viewing last few drops that turned brown.

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On and off brown discharge after period. Should I be worried?

Have it checked: How long after the period you have brown discharge, it may be normal if it is just at the end of periods but get it checked by your gynecologist.