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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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For the past 3+ months, I've had a brown discharge instead of a period, and it lasts for approx. 2 weeks. Now sure what's going on?

For the past 3+ months, I've had a brown discharge instead of a period, and it lasts for approx. 2 weeks. Now sure what's going on?

Brown = old 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 it normal to have brown discharge instead of a period on implanon?

Is it normal to have brown discharge instead of a period on implanon?

Yes: Implanon may cause spotting or missed periods, typically not a concern. For detailed information, see: http://www.Implanon-usa.Com/en/hcp/learn-about-it/get-the-facts/warnings/index.Asp. ...Read more

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I found brown discharge instead of actual period what's going on?

I found brown discharge instead of actual period what's going on?

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

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Why do I get brown discharge instead of my period?

Why do I get brown discharge instead of my period?

The brown discharge: Might be your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. ...Read more

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I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

Can be normal: missed a cycle, first a pregnancy test then wait for next menses. thyroid, stress, lots of possible reasons to miss a period, and if you do spotting can happen until your next cycle ...Read more

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I'm having black/brown discharge instead of my period.That's been a week & now i'm having a little bit if red.Irregular period. Why is it like that?

I'm having black/brown discharge instead of my period.That's been a week & now i'm having a little bit if red.Irregular period. Why is it like that?

Many answers, don't : There's no way to answer that without more info. Contraception? Meds? Will need blood tests, miscarriage? Too many possibilities, can't say with the scant info given. Sorry, see your gyno. ...Read more

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Ive noticed brown discharge instead of a period since stopping the pill 6 weeks ago is this a side effect of stopping the pill?

Ive noticed brown discharge instead of a period since stopping the pill 6 weeks ago is this a side effect of stopping the pill?

Brown is Blood: The Brown discharge is your period. It is blood. It just has lost all of its oxygen and is fully deoxygenated. ...Read more

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Is bloating and having brown discharge; instead of a period, normal after getting off the pill?

Is bloating and having brown discharge; instead of a period, normal after getting off the pill?

Bloating ...: At your age you MUST,as soon as possible, see your Gynecologist because of bloating and brown discharge. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more