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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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Light spotting and brown discharge in the middle of my cycle. On bc and not pregnant. Could this be ovulation spotting?

Light spotting and brown discharge in the middle of my cycle. On bc and not pregnant. Could this be ovulation spotting?

Mid-cycle spotting: It depends on the form of bc your on. If you're on pills, the spotting may be due to taking a pill a few hours late. ...Read more

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Recently blood spotting and brown discharge for 7 days in the middle of my cycle. What could it be?

Recently blood spotting and brown discharge for 7 days in the middle of my cycle. What could it be?

Spotting: Does this occur after physical activity or after sex? If this started recently, it may be due to a polyp on the cervix or inside your uterus. An ultrasound may help to identify what is going on. ...Read more

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Blood spotting and brown discharge for 5 days in the middle of my cycle. What might it be?

Blood spotting and brown discharge for 5 days in the middle of my cycle. What might it be?

It's probably normal: Menstrual cycles vary from woman to woman. Around the time of ovulation, at midcycle, hormone levels are fluctuating greatly. It is not unusual to have some spotting at this time as a result. It doesn't necessarily mean anything is wrong. Skipping cycles for 2 months or more or heavy irregular bleeding require an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been wiping brown discharge for couple of days. Dont know what it is? Cycle not suppose to start till aug 4

I have been wiping brown discharge for  couple of days. Dont know what it is? Cycle not suppose to start till aug 4

MANY CAUSES: First thing i would do is check a pregnancy test. There are many causes of spotting such as stress, infections, pregnancy, cancer. You probably should be seen. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a week before and after cycle, last about a day or so. No odor, minor discomfort. I am 47, what is this?

Brown discharge a week before and after cycle, last about a day or so. No odor, minor discomfort. I am 47, what is this?

Menses irregular: There are several possibilities. Brown discharge is usually old blood discharged from the uterus and if you were 20 would suggest you ignore it absent other symptoms. At 47, however, it would be a good idea to go to your gynecologist and be examined to be certain nothing more serious is going on, and if so, catch it in the bud. Best wishes. ...Read more

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While on your cycle, is it normal to have brown discharge?

While on your cycle, is it normal to have brown discharge?

Yes: Brown discharge is typically old blood. It may occur right before or after bright red bleeding with your menses. If you have brown discharge outside of your menses, you should see your gyne to see why you are having abnormal discharge. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


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