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Brown Discharge And Uti
On birth control, brown discharge and cramping and a UTI. What are the possibilities of what this could be? Start sugar pills tomorrow.
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
Last week I went to the doctor and found out I had an uti & now I have dark brown discharge coming out my vaginal what's going on?
Recurrent uti's why could this be? Tried everything. Is it normal to just be prone? Also this time brown discharge. History of kidney stones
Need ua c&s: You need to have a urine analysis with culture and sensitivity. Also, pelvic ultrasound. Did you ever have abdominal or pelvic surgery. If so, your at risk for other problems. Well then once you have identified the causative organism, you can begin treatment. I am not sure you would benefit from bladder training. Any problems found on imaging will need followed. ...Read more
Yes: It could also be a urinary tract or bladder infection. You need to see your medical provider for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a bad UTI and am on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for it. I always get them. But now randomly I got brown discharge. Period isn't for 17 days. What could this be?
Dr didn't retest for uti. Have had for 3 weeks. Pain in groin, back, muscles, and joints. Also have brown discharge and flakes in bowl. On mirena (levonorgestrel)?
You should definitely get retested. Not knowing your situation, I would also suggest testing for STD's, as they can cause brown discharge as well. Finally, testing for pregnancy could be of use. Getting pregnant on Mirena (levonorgestrel) is not likely, but it is possible. Hope this helps! ...Read more
As far as brown discharge from vagina. It stopped with taking septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). I have a uti, could the brown discharge clearing mean, the septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is working.
Possible: Septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not usually used for vaginal infections. It is frequently used for bladder infections. One of the more frequent causes of bladder infections is the e. Coli bacteria from the rectum. If that organism causes vaginal symptoms, then septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) would have an effect on those symptoms while being used for the bladder infection. ...Read more
Brown discharge after protected sex then uti symptoms. Took antibiotics for uti But still have discharge. Supposed to get period but haven't. Pregnant?
May be: It depends on what u r using for protection how likely pregnancy is if u r late for your period and having a brown discharge. The brown discharge may be your period on some contraceptives. If in doubt, check a pregnancy test and repeat it in 3-5 days if it is negative. If it is still negative and u r still worried, see your PCP or gynecologist who will take a fuller history and can do an exam and test ...Read more
I have symptoms of uti accompanied with brown speckled discharge and when I wiped it was a clearish discharge with pink. Not much odor. Help!?
Exam: Symptoms of vaginal discharge, discomfort with urination or urinary frequency can often be caused by UTI or vaginal microbes. Determination of cause is improved by physical exam and some basic and rapid testing (compared with symptoms alone). This can be easily done at urgent care if an appointment with you primary physician is difficult to schedule. ...Read more
Probably Unrelated: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, I can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! Good luck! ...Read more
I am on my 18th day post delivery. Today I had quite a lot of brownish discharge. I took antibiotic since last week for my UTI. Anything to worry?
Month after UTI and two weeks after end of last cycle. Brown vaginal discharge nd a little bit of pain? Is it old blood and maybe ovulation? .
Discharge as in from my vagina since I got the infection my discharge has been brown and alittle clear. Its stretchy. Will that clear up with my uti? .
It may clear up: The brown vaginal discharge is usually indicative of old blood mixed with mucus which is stretchy. This is often seen after the periods end. If it continues you should see a gynaecologist, other causes include a cervical polyp or other lesions. Women on birth control pills or iud needs to be checked. ...Read more
I have had no period but instead I had brown discharge and then clear, I took a pregnant test & it was - could this be a uti?
Light period: This could be a normal finding with just old blood being the brown discharge. Unless you have UTI symptoms (frequency, burning, pain) I would disregard this one light cycle. ...Read more
I'm getting dark brown discharge. Went to get checked for STIS came out negative. Was positive for a UTI. I'm not pregnant. Is my UTI the cause?
Likely not UTI: Kourtney, dark brown vaginal discharge would not be a common sign of a UTI. Classic UTI symptoms would be burning with peeing, peeing frequently, or increased urgency. Occasionally women can get blood in the urine which can be brownish, but it would be rare to have vaginal discharge. You should check with your ObGyn or see a specialist in Urogyn/Female Urology. ...Read more
What could cause my 4 yr old to have a greenish brown vaginal discharge? She has a history of uti's.Is this associated with that?
? somrthing in vagina: Vaginal discharge in 4-y-o might be due to foreign object in vagina. Little kids often insert small objects like beads, dried beans etc into various openings in body like vagina, nose, ears etc. Pediatric urologist, gyn. Or surgeon should probably take a look. Might require anesthesia for diagnosis + possible extraction. Good luck. ...Read more
Had UTi then candida n got treatment for both but have brownish foul smelling varginal discharge. Wat doe this mean? Nt sexually active for last 6mths
9 days late - PT at 7 days. Frequent urination (no uti), nausea, light brown spotting today, very stretchy slippery clear discharge. But also BF 1yr?
Took Plan B in august, light period 3 weeks later, no period since, had uti, treated w/ omnicef, (cefdinir) now bloody, brown&gray discharge. What could it be?
Recently diagnosed w uti, late period but pregnancy tests negative, and weird brown discharge reoccurring from about 2 weeks ago. What could this be?
Here are some. ..: See your gyn-doc to confirm what might have caused "weid brown discharge" so reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling can be instituted timely. Some women have such, which is related with their contraceptives and menstrual cycles; of course, the odd to have BV, UTI, or STD-related infections such as chlamydia, trich, etc. Needs to be ruled out. ...Read more
After a 3 day antibiotic treatment for UTI, I began having dark brown discharge and an uncomfortable feeling. Does this mean the infection isn't clear?
Uti for a few days. Period shouldn't start for 2 days but getting brown discharge? On birth control, not pregnant. Are these related? No medicine yet
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Had implanon 4 months and have had UTI but pregnancy symptoms, constipation, drynipple, fatigue, dizzy, brown stringy discharge, can I be pregnant?
Consultation: No birth control prevents pregnancy 100% of the time, therefore if there is a concern for pregnancy, a pregnancy test should be done. Implanon is progesterone based and side effects can include constipation, dry skin, bloating, fatigue, changes in discharge. If the symptoms continue and the pregnancy test is negative, a consultation with inserting provider should be completed ...Read more
Been on birth cont for 1month 3weeks. No STD or uti. I have slightly brown discharge and supposed to get my period in a few days. Should I b worried?
I'm 17 weeks pregnant with a UTI nitrofurantoin 100mg daily but when I wipe see brown discharge went tothe ER baby is fine very active is this normal?
ER visit: It sounds like you were seen by a doctor today and underwent testing in which everything turned out to be normal. ...Read more
I have just got my 3rd round of the Depo-Provera shot yesterday but I have had a dark brown discharge for the past month and a half they told me I had blood n my urine which could mean a UTI or bladder infection so could I have the brown discharge from th
Brown vaginal discharge & urgent peeing has went away with three days on septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). I'm taking it for 7 days. But still little pain. Is my UTI clearing up?
I had a Uti and was diagnosed with a bladder infection. I have symptoms of a yeast infection with dark brown discharge. Meds, birth control, std?
Probably yeast: You could have a yeast infection after antibiotics so you could start over the counter yeast medications and if no help see your provider for en exam and perhaps stronger anti fungal medications and sometimes you may have a secondary infection which needs different medications ...Read more
Brown discharge on day 3 of nitrofurantoin mono mac for UTI on day periods due on birth control pills no cramps. Dull back ache normal?
See answer: Nitrofurantion taken for 5-7 days usually a good antibiotic for a simple bladder infection but not a good choice if kidney infection is suspected (fever, chills, flank pain, nausea, feeling sick). Your symptoms of brownish vaginal discharge and dull backache (if low), suggest a gynecological origin unrelated to your UTI (pending or abnormal period, vaginitis, etc). If persists/worsens, call md. ...Read more
See answer: Visible blood in the urine if associated with urinary urgency, frequency, voiding small amounts, and burning is usually due to a uti. Blood in the urine without any other signs is very unlikely to be due to a UTI and bloody vaginal discharge or spotting is not a sign of UTI but more likely a vaginal or uterine problem. ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: If the discharge itches, burns or has a foul odor, it might be a yeast or bacterial infection. These occur somewhat commonly after taking certain antibiotics, because the normal, helpful bacteria called lactobacillus get killed off. If there is no symptom other than the discharge, it may be normal. ...Read more
Have heard cronic UTI and been on meds I finished the dose but still wake up to foul smelling thick varginal discharge. I'm I cured what to do?
Is normal 2 still have discharge after 3days of treatmnt with zinthromycin for chylmida? I'm also takn meds for a UTI at the same time. I'm 10wks preg
Here are some. ..: Nowadays, testing chlamydia in pregnant women has become a routine screening; taking 1-gm azithromycin is a good practice for them with positive chlamydia. It's okay to use antibioitcs for proved UTI as advised. As to "persistent" vaginal discharge, which could be "normal" during pregnancy as long as followup test is (-) & you're comfortable. More? See & ask your gyn-doc timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more