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Brown Discharge On Tampon
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 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
For weeks have had thick brown/ bloody discharge. Tampon doesn't help at all still leaks through to underwear. Has weird smell. Why is this happening?
Seek healthcare: This could be the sign of an infection. You should seek health care. ...Read more
I left a tampon on for over 8 hours on the first day of my period. The second day there was only brown discharge. Can use of tampons delay my period?
No: Probably not. Sometimes the consistency of your period may change or color may vary from brighter red to brown ...Read more
Today I had discomfort and found a tampon lodged up inside me. I have no clue how long its been there. I had nasty smelling odor and brown discharge.?
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
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
After brown discharge I actually bled through tampon today and see lots of blood in the toilet. Could this be implantation bleeding? Test was negative
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
Old blood: Most likely old blood. A remnant left over from last period. See how you do should clear up ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Old, deoxygenated: Blood from sexual activity.Get a more detailed answer ›
Discharge: No absolutely not. You need to have an exam and cultures to see what's going on. ...Read more
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
Vaginal discharge?: It may be old, deoxygenated blood mixed with vaginal secretions. ...Read more
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
It is normal: Brown spotting at 5 weeks gestation is normal. You can discuss with your obstetrician at next prenatal visit. ...Read more
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