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Brown Flakey Discharge
I had an unusually light period, 6 days after it ended I started having pink to red spotting with brown flakey discharge for 3 days. Is this bad?
Irregular bleeding: 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
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
The brown may: Be due to older blood being cleaned from the uterus. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
Brown D/C: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more
Infection?: It seems that you have a vaginal infection which could be due to BV or Trichomoniasis. You need to see your provider for exam and treatment. ...Read more
Discharge: If you have an abnormal discharge, you need to get it checked. Likely an infection. ...Read more
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It may be: Some older, deoxygenated blood that is being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more
Likely not.: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more
There 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
Brown discharge: Is often older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more
Needs exam: She needs exam to determine the cause. ...Read more
15 days late. Two weeks ago I had brownish discharge but went away the next day. I took a test and came up negative?
Anovulation/pregnant: Although the chance is low, you could still be pregnant so you should get another pregnant test in a couple of days. If you missed your menstrual cycle, and aren't pregnant, you may have pcos, a thyroid disorder, or another cause for anovulation. If you gained or lost weight over a short period of time, it may also cause your cycle to be irregular. At your age this occurs more frequently. ...Read more
I am almost two weeks late, today I have a brown/reddish discharge that seems like a thick texture. Its only one lot than it goes away??
I have a light brownish odorless discharge. I'll have a discharge for 2-3days and I don't have it again until 5-7 days what could this be?
Brown discharge: Browmn discharge represents old unoxygenated bloodGet a more detailed answer ›
This is suck a crazy question, I have noticed that after self pleasuring, I get light brown and slightly bloody discharge. What should I do?
I am on day 15 of my 32 average cycle and yesterday I noticed when I wiped a brownish discharge. I have never had this issue. What can it be?
Ovulation: This can be due to the hormonal changes at the time of ovulation. This is the most likely explanation. It could also be due to an infection or abnormal cells on the cervix. If your pap is up to date and was negative, the later is unlikely and, if it resolves and you have no other symptoms, it is unlikely to be due to an infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I usually have 32 day cycles but on day 27 I noticed brown/pink tinged discharge when I wiped for 5 days (no need for a pad). What could this be?
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
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