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Brown Flaky Discharge
How likely is it that my brown, flaky discharge is just spotting. It's my first month on seasonique (I am on week 6 now) we use condoms every time.
I think it is: Likely that your brown, flaky discharge is old blood/spotting. Seasonique is a combination oral contraceptive pill containing both estrogen and progesterone. Especially early on, there can be alterations in the balance of these hormones and spotting results. I wouldn't worry about this. If bleeding becomes more intense or persistent, review with your prescribing Doctor. Good wishes:) ...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
Hi, I suffer from a brown flaky discharge in my urine. I might have a STD which I caught from the public toilets and also I having mild abdominal pains.
I'm having light red and brown flaky discharge on day of period and vagina wall is tight but cant get tampon in. No infections. Could I be pregnant?
At the end of my period. Usually I'll have brown discharge a day or 2 after. Was brown and now it's greyish and flaky. Is this old blood or infection?
Vaginal discharge: Without seeing it and examining you it is impossible to be sure, but this sounds like old blood. If you continue to be concerned have your GYN take a peek at you. ...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 ›