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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 woke up with brown discharge/spotting this morning... I'm in the middle of my periods. Is this bad?

I woke up with brown discharge/spotting this morning... I'm in the middle of my periods. Is this bad?

The brown discharge: Is likely to be old blood. Sounds like it is just some of the blood from your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown = 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. 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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Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Probably ok: Some premenstrual spotting is relatively common. However, if she is sexually active and there is an odor to the discharge, don't make the assumption its blood. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a few days before period is due. What does this indicate?

Possibly a : Little imbalance of hormones. The brown discharge is just some older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more