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How to find if my girlfriend has done vacuum aspiration before?

How to find if my girlfriend has done vacuum aspiration before?

Ask her about it!: I'm not sure what kind of vacuum aspiration you are referring to. An abortion? An endometrial biopsy? A D&C? Something else? I would suggest asking her about it when your relationship has progressed to the point that this would be an appropriate question. I'm not aware of any other ethical way to acquire this type of information. Best wishes! ...Read more

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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Can vacuum aspiration abortion be traced after 2-3 years?

Can vacuum aspiration abortion be traced after 2-3 years?

Physically, no: Do you mean could someone examining you identify an abortion from 2-3 years earlier? Almost certainly not. Or do you mean traced through a medical record? ...Read more

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What amount of bleeding is normal after vacuum aspiration?

What amount of bleeding is normal after vacuum aspiration?

Light: If its as heavy or heavier than a period then you have to consider the possibility that tissue was left in (retained products). ...Read more

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I did a vacuum aspiration on the 10th Jan and about 3 days after I started bleeding and passing clots, it went on for a few days but I'm still bleedin?

I did a vacuum aspiration on the 10th Jan and about 3 days after I started bleeding and passing clots, it went on for a few days but I'm still bleedin?

Contact your surgeon: You need to contact your surgeon and find out why you are still bleeding. Moreover, you should have received written instructions from the surgeon after the procedure outlining what is normal or not. ...Read more

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I had a termination 8 days ago by vacuum aspiration. Yesterday I was sick, is this normal? I also had the implant fitted at the same time

I had a termination 8 days ago by vacuum aspiration. Yesterday I was sick, is this normal? I also had the implant fitted at the same time

Quick recovery: It is not clear what you mean by "sick." Most patients have a quick recovery after a termination of pregnancy. If you are experiencing abdominal pain, fever, abnormal discharge or other concerning symptoms then a follow up visit to your surgeon is warranted ...Read more

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I had a manual vacuum aspiration for my miscarriage at 9wk where I was measuring 6wk w/ no heartbeat. I'm 35 and want to know when can I start trying.

I had a manual vacuum aspiration for my miscarriage at 9wk where I was measuring 6wk w/ no heartbeat. I'm 35 and want to know when can I start trying.

After first menses.: Although you certainly can try before your next bleed, it is recommended that you wait till you get your first normal menses after the procedure before you try. This way, you know the first day of your last menses and know that the lining has normalized. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex a week after vacuum aspiration. But took postinor 2 and the 2nd 12hrs later. Now I’m nauseous/tired/Lower back pain but no spotin?

Had unprotected sex a week after vacuum aspiration. But took postinor 2 and the 2nd 12hrs later. Now I’m nauseous/tired/Lower back pain but no spotin?

Pregnancy worries?: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and the test is not needed. ...Read more

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Unprot sex on 29, 30 n 33. Been late, normal cycle is 29-31 day. Small amnt brown discharge week ago and now I have sticky cream white mucus. Prego?

Unprot sex on 29, 30 n 33. Been late, normal cycle is 29-31 day. Small amnt brown discharge week ago and now I have sticky cream white mucus. Prego?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Then see a doctor for your vaginal discharge ...Read more

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My period was due 5/6/13.Today is 5/27/13 n it still hasn't come. I'm having brown discharge. Its not a lot I only see it when I wipe what could dis be?

My period was due 5/6/13.Today is 5/27/13 n it still hasn't come. I'm having brown discharge. Its not a lot I only see it when I wipe what could dis be?

Irregular periods: 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. ...Read more

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I am a normal 28 day cycle period n this month it came a day early it was dark red n lasted for 3 days n I had brown discharge for the last four days?

I am a normal 28 day cycle period n this month it came a day early it was dark red n lasted for 3 days n I had brown discharge for the last four days?

Ok to vary: It is normal for a woman's periods to sometimes be different - to be earlier or later by a few days or to last a little longer or shorter than usual. In most cases this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have this thick brown discharge present for about a week now n some signs my period is about to start, but I don't know if it's it plus unpro sex 2weeks ago?

I have this thick brown discharge present for about a week now n some signs my period is about to start, but I don't know if it's it plus unpro sex 2weeks ago?

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. ...Read more

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I've been spotting of n one for about 2 weeks sometimes blood sometimes brown discharge what causes it?

I've been spotting of n one for about 2 weeks sometimes blood sometimes brown discharge what causes it?

Common: 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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Not getting periods from 1 month but hyaving pain just lyk in periods n also noticed a little brown discharge one day?

Not getting periods from 1 month but hyaving pain just lyk in periods n also noticed a little brown discharge one day?

Normal delay: Normal variation occurs........Over all health status, other medication, nutritional status, last but important sex can cause this. See pmd, may need pregnancy test..... ...Read more

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I am 23 and I'm a virgin. I have a heavy white, creamy n sometim brown discharge after my periods. What is the problem?

Discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Diff opinion not breakthrough not on oc, birthcontrol. Nvr hve been wut else wud cause me to wake up with brown discharge n CM soaked panties?

Diff opinion not breakthrough not on oc, birthcontrol. Nvr hve been wut else wud cause me to wake up with brown discharge n CM soaked panties?

Hormones: I'm not sure what type of answer you're looking for, but breakthrough bleeding (assuming there was no trauma to the vagina or cervix as the cause of bleeding) is going to come from the uterus and is determined by hormones. Brown discharge is old blood. See a gynecologist if the answers you are receiving on healthtap aren't to your liking. An exam might be a good idea, if the bleeding unexplained. ...Read more

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I used monistat 3 a week ago. All the symptoms are gone but after using the medicine I started to have brown discharge. Its been going on for a week n?

I used monistat 3 a week ago. All the symptoms are gone but after using the medicine I started to have brown discharge. Its been going on for a week n?

Brown usually blood: Brown discharge usually is old blood. It is common to have some irregular bleeding from time to time. If it does not resolve with your next period then consider seeing an Obgyn for an examination. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge once 5 days after my period it didn't smell n is it something I need to worry about?

I had brown discharge once 5 days after my period it didn't smell n is it something I need to worry about?

Old blood: Hi!
typically discharge that is brownish and odorless is old blood. For some reason a small amount lagged behind your period. If it begins happening frequently, you should see your doctor.
Good luck!
dr brown. ...Read more

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Hi there I'm wondering I had a dnc for a misscarrge n 4/1/14 I'm late for my period a week and two days n light brown discharge?

Hi there I'm wondering I had a dnc for a misscarrge n 4/1/14 I'm late for my period a week and two days n light brown discharge?

Pregnant?: If there is ANY chance that you are pregnant once again, get a pregnancy test. If not pregnant, your period might be delayed a few weeks after a miscarriage. ...Read more

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I had 4 pills left in my pills n started having brown discharge, it lasted 5 days then had my period for 2 days, it stopped suddenly, could I be preg?

Possibly: From what you describe it's possible you are pregnant but unlikely if you were taking your birth control pills as you are supposed to. It's more likely that you just had brown discharge because of a light menstrual period. If you are concerned then do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How long does brown discharge last?

How long does brown discharge last?

Uncertain: Brown discharge is usually old blood. I guess the answer depends on why you are bleeding. It may just be related to hormonal imbalance. But if prolonged please d/w your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does dark brown discharge before mean?

What does dark brown discharge before mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This might be the very beginning of your period or you could have a little breakthrough bleeding. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have off and on brown discharge?

What does it mean when you have off and on brown discharge?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. It could be break through bleeding and may be related to hormone imbalances. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Would someone normally have brown discharge for up to 5 days?

Would someone normally have brown discharge for up to 5 days?

Brown Discharge: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. You can do a preg test, hich may be negative, but I always watch these cases. ...Read more

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I have dark brown discharge when I wipe, what could be wrong?

Many things: The discharge is probably scant old blood. This could be trivial or serious but at age 45, an exam is approprite. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have thick brown discharge?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

Aspiration (Definition)

1. The removal of a gas or fluid by suction. 2. The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath. 3. A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and ...Read more