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Had a horrible vaginal odor and watery brown discharge. Found a tampon left inside me for 3 weeks and removed it. What do I do now?

Had a horrible vaginal odor and watery brown discharge. Found a tampon left inside me for 3 weeks and removed it. What do I do now?

May need evaluation: As bad as it sounds, it is not uncommon. You already removed the offending agent. Here are some signs that you may need to be seen by your doctor:
Persistent vaginal discharge, burning or itching
Pelvic pain, fever or a rash
If your symptoms disappear, you may want to take some probiotics (eat greek yogurt).
DO NOT DOUCHE, this kills the good bacteria in your vagina ...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


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Brown discharge for on 4th week after surgical abortion, only when wiping and using tampon?

Brown discharge for on 4th week after surgical abortion, only when wiping and using tampon?

Tampon: It is best not to use a tampon for such light bleeding/ spotting. You may find that the spotting stops when you stop using the tampons. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hello. I came on my period on monday and was finished on friday. I normally wear tampax pearl tampons however I used the cardboard applicators. When my period was on the 5th day I noticed a brown discharge which I normally don't have. On saturday the disch

Hello. I came on my period on monday and was finished on friday. I normally wear tampax pearl tampons however I used the cardboard applicators. When my period was on the 5th day I noticed a brown discharge which I normally don't have. On saturday the disch

Brown = old blood: Sounds like an irregular period. Brown usually means old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. If this is not typical for you then track your cycles for the next few months to see if they normalize. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If you feel the discharge continues to be abnormal schedule a visit for an exam ...Read more

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What is brown discharge mean?

What is brown discharge mean?

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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What is the cause of brown discharge?

Old blood most: Likely; assuming you are speaking of discharge from lungs, bladder or vagina; discharge site not specified. Blood, after a time, & a bit diluted looks brown from the iron and heme in hemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is medication of brown discharge?

What is medication of brown discharge?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. There isn't necessarily a medication require to treat it. However, it you have been experiencing menstrual irregularities check with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of brown discharge?

Brown Vag Discharge: This is most likely aged blood left over from either spotting, a cervical irritation or even old blood from previous menses.

In most cases this is normal and benign. ...Read more

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What are common causes of brown discharge?

Female? Vaginal?: 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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What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

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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Took cyctotec july 3 n now is july 25 have brown discharge what is it?

Took cyctotec july 3 n now is july 25 have brown discharge what is it?

Cystotec: I am not sure why you took cystotec. It's used for labor induction mainly nowdays. It can cause uterine cramps as well as it causes it to contract. Could you have been pregnant at the time you took it? It is a known cat. X drug in pregnancy due to its potential to cause abortions. ...Read more

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I have a clearish brown discharge and im not sure what that means and im really concerned

I have a clearish brown discharge and im not sure what that means and im really concerned

See your physician: For an answer to this problem, you need an in-person visit with your family physician or your gynecologist. They can examine you and treat whatever needs treating. ...Read more

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What is the reason for brown discharge?

What is the reason for brown discharge?

Vaginal discharge?: That is likely blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Can the Plan B pill make brown discharge?

Can the Plan B pill make brown discharge?

Yes -that is likely: Old blood. Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more >. ...Read more

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How long does vaginal brown discharge last?

How long does vaginal brown discharge last?

Brown discharge is: Usually related to old, deoxygenated blood being shed from the vagina. How long it lasts depends on the underlying reason for the bleeding.. ...Read more

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Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Not unusual: Ovulation is an inflammatory process. The inflammatory chemicals (prostaglandins) may cause some instability in the uterine lining resulting in spotting. This would show up as a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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If I have a light brown discharge can I ovulate?

Probably: These are not generally related at all. You'd need to give mor information to say you can/cannot ovulate, but the discharge is not to worry. ...Read more

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What is the brown discharge in my underwear from?

Female?: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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If your stressed out can you get brown discharge?

NO: stress has nothing to do with the discharge: might be old vaginal (menstrual) blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucus: stress is not the issue- get seen if not resolved this week. ...Read more

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What exactly does brown discharge after sex mean?

Would need eval: Brown d/c is usually associated with old blood. Which can be related to spotting or infection. Any time there is unexplained or unusual discharge this should be evaluated. Infections may not show symptoms immediately. Schedule appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge after starting the pill normal?

Is brown discharge after starting the pill normal?

Yes: Brown discharge is really clotted blood. When women have mild bleeding or spotting it can coagulate and become brown. As spotting is not uncommon while on oral contraceptive pills then, the answer is yes.

But, bleeding can be do to other reasons. So if you have any other symptoms then seek medical attention. If brown discharge goes away then don't worry. ...Read more

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How to stop having brown discharge with little blood?

Menstrual time?: 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. Color of menstrual blood isn't usually clinically significant. ...Read more

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Why do I have a brown discharge after being fingered?

Why do I have a brown discharge after being fingered?

Discharge: Hi! I'm guessing you are asking about vaginal discharge. Brown tinted discharge after digital penetration could be bacterial. Consider having a culture and exam with your gynecologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge smelly and itchy?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge smelly and itchy?

Discharge: No absolutely not. You need to have an exam and cultures to see what's going on. ...Read more

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Can going on a detoxification diet cause brown discharge?

Can going on a detoxification diet cause brown discharge?

Who knows?: Since there is absolutely no reason to "detoxify" your body, since your body does it naturally -- and there is no such thing as a "detoxification" diet......Who knows what toxins you have put into your body or what the effects could be. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Why is brown discharge coming out after I fingered myself?

Discharge: Manual masturbation shouldn't be too traumatic for the vagina. Perhaps your discharge released some old blood mixed with mucus. Consult your gynecologist if you have continued discharge or more concerns. ...Read more

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Is having dark brown discharge after taking Plan B normal?

Is having dark brown discharge after taking Plan B normal?

Yes. That may be old: Deoxygenated blood. Potential side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge at 5 weeks preganant?

Is it normal to have brown discharge at 5 weeks preganant?

It is normal: Brown spotting at 5 weeks gestation is normal. You can discuss with your obstetrician at next prenatal visit. ...Read more