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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 took the morning after pill and i also take seasonique. For the past few days, about a week after taking the after pill, I have had brown discharge.No odor or pain. Is it normal?

I took the morning after pill and i also take seasonique. For the past few days, about a week after taking the after pill, I have had brown discharge.No odor or pain. Is it normal?

Brown = blood : Brown is simply old blood. This was likely caused by taking the morning after pill. You do not need to take the morning after pill when you're on birth control pills. That is the whole point of birth-control pills. Adding the morning after pill does not make the birth control pills more effective. They're already very effective. ...Read more

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I've been having brown discharge for a week now. It started right after my period. 3 weeks ago I took a morning after pill. Is it because of that?

Morning after pill: Taking Plan B will throw the normal cycle off for up to 2 months after taking. It may be bleeding too early, too late, too long, too short or skipped. Anything is possible. Take a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the sex. Be sure to use first urine of the morning for best accuracy. ...Read more

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I had sex with my partner but the condom broke i got the morning after pill that night, and 5 days later had a brown discharge but light what is it?

I had sex with my partner but the condom broke i got the morning after pill that night, and 5 days later had a brown discharge but light what is it?

Morning after pill: Jess, as long as you took the morning after pill within 72 hours of sexual activity, you are protected from pregnancy. The morning after pill is known for causing spotting because it interferes with your normal menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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I took the morning after pill mid cycle & my period was due on 26th dec but only had sporadic brown discharge is this normal?

I took the morning after pill mid cycle & my period was due on 26th dec but only had sporadic brown discharge is this normal?

Hormone interference: The morning after pill is a pill that contains hormones. Anytime you add hormones you can alter the start of the period and also the characteristics of the period. The period may be delayed or lighter or heavier. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more


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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more