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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

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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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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 dont 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 dont 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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