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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