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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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Had a brown discharge for 3 days with blood. The 1st & 2nd day had brown discharge w/ blood. The 3rd day just brown discharge. Had unprotected sex.?

Had a brown discharge for 3 days with blood. The 1st & 2nd day had brown discharge w/ blood. The 3rd day just brown discharge. Had unprotected sex.?

Gyn exam: If you are not on your period and having bleeding after sex, you might want to get examined to make sure that you do not have a lesion on your cervix or some kind of infection that's causing bleeding. Make sure that you are up to date on your pap smears. ...Read more

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My daughter has unprotected sex. Had a 4 day cycle (they're usually longer). 3 days after she has had brown discharge. Could she be preg.?

My daughter has unprotected sex. Had a 4 day cycle (they're usually longer). 3 days after she has had brown discharge. Could she be preg.?

Start birth control: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. Since you know she is at risk why not start her on birth control? ...Read more

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I take the pill everyday & I've never missed a day. I had unprotected sex 1 wk. Ago but he pulled out. 3 days later I started having brown discharge..

I take the pill everyday & I've never missed a day. I had unprotected sex 1 wk. Ago but he pulled out. 3 days later I started having brown discharge..

Spottting: Good that you haven't missed any pills. Remember not using condoms can expose you to STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Brown DC is likely just some break thru bleeding or spotting (common on birth control pills) If you have pain, odor, or this persists call your provider for an exam. ...Read more

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Period June 12-17. Unprotected sex but pulled out June 30 and July 6. Period 1 day late, then brown discharge, then period. No other symp. Chances pg?

Period June 12-17. Unprotected sex but pulled out June 30 and July 6. Period 1 day late, then brown discharge, then period. No other symp. Chances pg?

Maybe not preg., but: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex 4 days before period took next choice. Now 1 day after expected date I'm having brown discharge. Is this normal? Will it come?

Had unprotected sex 4 days before period took next choice. Now 1 day after expected date I'm having brown discharge. Is this normal? Will it come?

The brown discharge: Is likely old, deoxygenated blood that is coming from your uterus being cleaned out. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

Abnormal periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on April 25th. Took plan b right the next day. My cycle was 8 days late and on that 8th day, I experienced blood when I wiped so I put on a pad thinking my cycle had started but only brown discharge came down for 2days and some bl

I had unprotected sex on April 25th. Took plan b right the next day. My cycle was 8 days late and on that 8th day, I experienced blood when I wiped so I put on a pad thinking my cycle had started but only brown discharge came down for 2days and some bl

Pregnant?: If you are worried about being pregnant, pick up a home urine pregnancy test at your local pharmacy or supermarket. They are cheap and very accurate, and you will know for sure quickly. Plan B can change or delay you period somewhat, so what you are experiencing may just be the effect of having an anovulatory cycle from the Plan B. You should still check though. ...Read more

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Missed day 4 of birth control, unprotected sex that day, took 1 pill day 5, shortly after dark brown discharge, how long will this discharge go on?

Missed day 4 of birth control, unprotected sex that day, took 1 pill day 5, shortly after dark brown discharge, how long will this discharge go on?

Missed day: It is hard to say. When you miss your birth control pills your cycle is likely to change. Either you may have early onset of menses or miss a period. So therefore during this time you need to consider using a backup method. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex dec.4th day after the end of my period took Plan B right after 5 days later I have dark reddish brown discharge is it my period?

I had unprotected sex dec.4th day after the end of my period took Plan B right after 5 days later I have dark reddish brown discharge is it my period?

No: Pdlan b can give you light bleeding. You should still have your next period. If you do not HAV e one in 3 weeks, check your pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex 12 days ago but he did not cum inside of me I then got my period the next day now I am having brown discharge could it be pregnany

Had unprotected sex 12 days ago but he did not cum inside of me I then got my period the next day now I am having brown discharge could it be pregnany

Maybe: There is always a chance. There is still sperm coming out of the penis without ejaculation. But since you had a period the day after it is not as likely. Brown discharge could be old blood. Take a test to be sure! ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on my period and took the morning after pill the next day however now there is a smelly brown discharge, how do I make it stop?

I had unprotected sex on my period and took the morning after pill the next day however now there is a smelly brown discharge, how do I make it stop?

Little you can do: It should go away on its own within a few days and there is really nothing you can or should do at this point. Do not douche. If it persists or the odor is particularly bad than you should be checked by your physician. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 18d ago on my first day of period and took morning after pill right away. Now I'm ovulating and having brown discharge. Whatisit?

I had unprotected sex 18d ago on my first day of period and took morning after pill right away. Now I'm ovulating and having brown discharge. Whatisit?

Reaction to pill: The brownish discharge is old blood and likely a reaction to morning after pill. Unprotected sex can lead to sexually t transmitted disease as well. That discharge is not typical but one can acquire diseases without symptoms. Use condoms for prevention. See a doctor about that. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on the 5th day of my period and had an ipill within 12 hours of that. Now, 6 days after having the ipill, I'm having a dark brown discharge almost for more than a day. Is this an irregular period? Or, could I be pre

I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on the 5th day of my period and had an ipill within 12 hours of that. Now, 6 days after having the ipill, I'm having a dark brown discharge almost for more than a day. Is this an irregular period? Or, could I be pre

Can't be sure: Emergency contraceptive pills such as i-pill or Plan B can alter the menstrual cycle in which the i-pill or Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a week after unprotected sex. Should I be worried?

Brown discharge a week after unprotected sex. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Brown discharge is usually scant old blood. Unless it persists or changes to heavy bleeding, it is likely of little importance. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 3 days after unprotected sex. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Brown discharge is usually scant old blood. Unless it persists or becomes red, it is likely not important. ...Read more

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After unprotected sex and brown discharge this morning what does that mean?

After unprotected sex and brown discharge this morning what does that mean?

Get checked: It means you need to get in to the doctor and be checked for std's. If you don't want to run this risk in the future, use condoms with every encounter. ...Read more

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Smudge of brown discharge 4-5 days after having unprotected sex what is it?

Can be normal: This old blood
it may come from breakthrough bleeding
it may come from traumatizing an inflammed cervix during sex
get checked, but it is not a scary sign in a 20 year old ...Read more

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Unprotected sex mult. Times in last 3 weeks, last time 8days ago, brown discharge 4 4 days?

Unprotected sex mult. Times in last 3 weeks, last time 8days ago, brown discharge 4 4 days?

What is question?: Not sure what you are asking. Brown usually means blood so that was likely your period. If you are wondering if you are pregnant take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex and afterwards I had a brown discharge what does this mean?

Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex and afterwards I had a brown discharge what does this mean?

Nothing: This may not mean anything at all. Without knowing more about you and the sexual practices in which you engage, and not examining you, impossible to say. But probably means very little. If it persists, go and be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Hi, im on the 3month injection and just had brown discharge and pains for the last 5 hours... any advise. Last had unprotected sex in november 2015?

Hi, im on the 3month injection and just had brown discharge and pains for the last 5 hours... any advise. Last had unprotected sex in november 2015?

Test Pregnancy: For symptoms of early pregnancy, a urine test can be helpful. In case of doubt, pl get yourself checked with your doctor for a more definitive blood test to rule out pregnancy> Good luck! ...Read more

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So if its not implantation why might I have brown discharge two days after unprotected sex?

So if its not implantation why might I have brown discharge two days after unprotected sex?

Cervicitis: Infection or irritation of the cervix. (an egg is not implanting on the uterus until nearly one to two weeks after the sexual encounter). ...Read more

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I took a plan b after unprotected sex and 4 days later I have brown discharge is this normal?

I took a plan b after unprotected sex and 4 days later I have brown discharge is this normal?

Yes: The brown discharge is likely blood. Emergency contraception can cause menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Took Plan B 68 hours after unprotected sex, 9 days later had a dark brown discharge for only a couple hours. What could this mean?

Plan B bleeding: It's common to have irregular bleeding for up to 2 months after taking plan b. It doesn't mean anything about whether you're pregnant or not. So run a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after the unprotected sex. If negative repeat 7 days later. If still negative, you're not pregnant. Consider more reliable birth control if you don't want to be pregnant right now. ...Read more