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Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

No: Brown discharge suggests light bleeding that is not normal years after menopause. You need a complete exam, possibly ultrasound and biopsy of the linning of the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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I've been getting a brown discharge during sex. But, another time it's white. Is that normal?

I've been getting a brown discharge during sex. But, another time it's white. Is that normal?

Not is not.: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. Coital or post- coital bleeding is not normal - so it this is a pattern please see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing pain during sex as well as having brown discharge. Should i be worried?

I have been experiencing pain during sex as well as having brown discharge. Should i be worried?

You should concerned: If these symptoms are new to you, it may be due to an ovarian cyst, or an infection. Other potential ethilogies may include enocervical and or endometrial polyps, trauma incurred during intecourse. See you gynecologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Brown discharge whilst on zelleta mini pill, happening for a while, i've been on the mini pill for nearly 4 months, what do I do?

Brown discharge whilst on zelleta mini pill, happening for a while, i've been on the mini pill for nearly 4 months, what do I do?

Vaginal discharge: Without being able to examine you and the discharge (which sounds like old blood) it is not possible to make any provisional diagnosis. Best to contact the doctor who began the mini pill and discuss with them. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had my nexplanon for almost 6 months now and I've only had 2 weeks during that time where I'm not having this thick brown discharge. Normal?

I've had my nexplanon for almost 6 months now and I've only had 2 weeks during that time where I'm not having this thick brown discharge. Normal?

Can cause bleeding: Irregular bleeding is a common and normal side effect of nexplanon. Thick brown discharge is usually old blood and mucous that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. For some bleeding occurs less frequently than your normal cycle. For others more frequently. ...Read more

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I am having brown discharge problems and I am only fifteen and have never been sexually active, why is this happening? *i started getting brown discharge yesterday. *this has never happened before * im in no pain *it is occurring during time that i should

I am having brown discharge problems and I am only fifteen and have never been sexually active, why is this happening? *i started getting brown discharge yesterday.
*this has never happened before
* im in no pain
*it is occurring during time that i should

During : During puberty, it is normal to have an irregular or abnormal menstral cycle. Sometimes the brown discharge presents prior to having your period. This is completely normal and many females have this brownish discharge right before having their period. Once again, irregular periods are normal during puberty. Also, an increase in activity can cause a missed cycle altogether. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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Brown discharge along with white discharge and its on normal days i meant not during periods. is it normal?

Vaginal discharge: Possibly a pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It usually occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from vagina to uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Often times women either experience no signs or symptoms or don't seek treatment. Consultation with your doctor for evaluation and treatment is warranted. ...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