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Is it normal to have green and light brown discharge after surgical abortion?

Is it normal to have green and light brown discharge after surgical abortion?

Yes: The discolored discharge is most likely old blood and blood breakdown after the abortion. If it is associated with any fever/smell/abdominal pain/nausea, then you should be seen by your gynecologist for an infectious exam . ...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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Brown discharge after pill abortion at two weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

Brown discharge after pill abortion at two weeks pregnant. Is this normal?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; is likely due to your abortion. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge a day after an abortion?

Is it normal to have brown discharge a day  after an abortion?

Yes: It is normal to have a brownish or redish dischatge for several days after either a spontaneous or medically/surgically induced abortion. ...Read more

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Still coming out brown discharge after two months of abortion is it normal?

Still coming out brown discharge after two months of abortion is it normal?

Please let the: Physician know if you have been bleeding for two months. Brown discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more

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A brown discharge for 25 days after abortion what exactly can I use knowing that i can't see a doctor here.. Please i need help !

Old blood : Spontaneous miscarriage, may lead to, need for d;c to clear retained material. Surgical procedure may also have retained elements and some bleeding. If possible see gynecologist. If unsterile procedure, infection can be serious. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown and smelly discharge after abortion?

Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infection. ...Read more

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Brown smelly discharge after surgical abortion is caused by what and the effects?

Old blood: Brown discharge is old blood, and nothing to be worried or concerned about. Sometimes the smell is there simply because the blood is old, sometimes smell can signify an infection. Give it a few more days and see if it goes away. If it goes away, then just related to uterus cleaning itself out. If smell continues, then could be an infection and see a doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 7 weeks after abortion and 2 weeks after presumed "period" no temp or pain ?

Brown discharge 7 weeks after abortion and 2 weeks after presumed "period"  no temp or pain ?

Abortion related.: I don't know whether you had a D & C (dilation & curettage),a vacuum extraction, or a medication-induced abortion. In any case, the pregnancy and the procedure can interrupt your cycles. Patients usually get a normal period 4-8 weeks after an abortion.. Unless you notice temp or fever or pain, you can wait a couple more week before consulting your provider about this. ...Read more

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I have a brown discharge 9 weeks after medical abortion. I did have unprotected sex recently. Could this still be spotting? Is new pregnancy possible?

Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.  if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Today is day 10 after taking abortion pill is brown discharge normal?

Today is day 10 after taking abortion pill is brown discharge normal?

May or may not be: It is normal to have some bleeding or brownish discharge after taking emergency contraception. Typically it only lasts a few days, though. Given that you're has been ongoing for 10 days, it would be a good idea to get checked by your doctor. It may be that nothing is wrong, and your bleeding has just been longer than normal; however, you should get checked out in case something else is wrong. ...Read more

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I had an abortion in feb and i still have a brown discharge is this normal but it doent spell bad?

Post Ab checkup: A Post abortion checkup is needed to determine why you are still putting out old blood.(brown discharge) Call your GYN MD or abortion MD. ...Read more

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I had a pill abortion 20days ago, I bleeded for about two weeks and after was having brown discharge for several days now.is this normal?

Yes, normal: After medication abortion you can have spotting for a couple of weeks. When women describe brown bleeding it's usually glad that's just been around for a few days. I hope you've gone back for your follow-up appointment and know for sure that you are no longer pregnant. I also hope that you're on high efficacy contraception so you don't get pregnant until if and when your are ready to be a mom! ...Read more

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I have brown discharge a little over two weeks after surgical abortion, is that normal?

Get checked: See your primary doctor or gyn. Call the clinic that gave you the procedure as well so they are aware. If your are having any fever , chills or odor from the discharge you need to be seen right away. ...Read more

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Brown discharge for on 4th week after surgical abortion, only when wiping and using tampon?

Brown discharge for on 4th week after surgical abortion, only when wiping and using tampon?

Tampon: It is best not to use a tampon for such light bleeding/ spotting. You may find that the spotting stops when you stop using the tampons. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Had a abortion 6 weeks ago. Had the implant fitted then. Now experience brown discharge. Quite thick is this normal.

Not unusual: An implant like implanpon or the iud excretes only preogesterone and can cause irregular bleeding at first, not unusual. Adding a low dose Estradiol at .5mg can help sometimes if it becomes problematic. ...Read more

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I have a brown discharge and sometimes it's yellow ' i have abortion 3 weeks ago by catheter aborti0n . Now my discharge today is it normal?Amanda

I have a brown discharge and sometimes it's yellow ' i have abortion 3 weeks ago by catheter aborti0n . Now my discharge today is it normal?Amanda

Normal: This sounds like a normal resolution of your pregnancy after the abortion. As long as you have no fever or pain and the discharge gradually decreases I would not worry. Sometimes one day may be heavier than the day before but the trend should be towards decreasing discharge. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 7wks and i've been having a brown discharge it's light not heavy i've had 1 miscarriage in 2006 and a etopic in 2010 and 1 abortion in 2008 ?

Old endometrium: Brown discharge, especially without other symptoms, is likely just old endometrial tissue getting flushed - tissue that was left behind your last period. Unless there are other symptoms, i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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I had a surgical abortion. Have dark brown discharge and pain in my legs. is this normal?

I had a surgical abortion.  Have dark brown discharge and pain in my legs. is this normal?

No: Leg pain could be anything from a clot to radiating uterine pain. It is best to let the Abortion MD know your symptoms immediately or go to an ER if you have difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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I have a surgical abortion a week ago. 8 bleed for three days now brown discharge is this normal. Low quantity and no smell?

Where r instructions: Every reputable abortion provider gives written instructions to their patients that are undergoing the procedure explaining the procedure and what is normal or abnormal as well as when to contact the provider. Where are your instructions? Please contact your abortion provider for the answer to this question. ...Read more

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I had an medical abortion 2 weeks ago and i'm gettin pains in my vagina and gettin brown discharge what is this and can it make me infertile?

I had an medical abortion 2 weeks ago and i'm gettin pains in my vagina and gettin brown discharge what is this and can it make me infertile?

Post Procedure D/C: A brown discharge and some pain right after an instrument procedure is not uncommon, and is the body's way of cleaning out the debrided tissues. Normally, these should subside in a week or so. If the symptoms continue much longer, it would be prudent to consult your gynecologist. Make an appointment sooner if you develop a fever or the discharge becomes heavier. ...Read more

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Pain near the right side of my belly button. Had a medical abortion three weeks ago. Still have brown discharge. Whats the reason for the pain?

Pain near the right side of my belly button. Had a medical abortion three weeks ago. Still have brown discharge. Whats the reason for the pain?

Important to follow up: Make an appointment with your healthcare provider. You need to have follow-up HCG levels to confirm pregnancy has ended. They will evaluate for infection also. ...Read more

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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more