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Last night, I found vaginal discharge that was cloudy, mucousy, and with a tan/brownish tint. I'm not supposed to have my period for two weeks from now. Should I be concerned?

Last night, I found vaginal discharge that was cloudy, mucousy, and with a tan/brownish tint. I'm not supposed to have my period for two weeks from now. Should I be concerned?

Vaginal discharge: Any abnormal vaginal discharge needs evaluation for possible infection, pregnancy status, and sexually transmitted disease testing. Long term complications of untreated sexually transmitted disease includes infertility. See your gynecologist for an exam and testing. ...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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I'm two months post partum and have lochia and yellow vaginal discharge?

I'm two months post partum and have lochia  and yellow vaginal discharge?

Still normal: At 2 months it's definitely still normal to have that type of discharge. ...Read more

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Clear watery vaginal discharge. 2 no mnths post-partum, BF, no meds, period hasn't started yet. It's almost like a clear period. No real odor?

Clear watery vaginal discharge. 2 no mnths post-partum, BF, no meds, period hasn't started yet. It's almost like a clear period. No real odor?

Vaginal Discharge: Clear watery vaginal discharge can increase during the postpartum period if you are breastfeeding. Studies show your discharge can vary from clear to milky white, depending on what part of your cycle you are in. The amount of discharge can be affected by many factors including breastfeeding, pregnancy, sexual arousal, and from medications and medical issues. See: http://tinyurl.com/mdxb3ba ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge very mucusy very thick and smells fishy.. What do we do?

Vaginal discharge very mucusy very thick and smells fishy.. What do we do?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis could result in fishy smell and vaginal discharge. Need evaluation by a doctor and possible treatment with metronidazole ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge is white or clear and very mucusy with a fishy odor. It doesn't burn or itch at all and is "wet" all day long. Is this normal?

My vaginal discharge is white or clear and very mucusy with a fishy odor. It doesn't burn or itch at all and is "wet" all day long. Is this normal?

No: The mal odorous discharge that you describe is suspicious of a vaginal infection called bacteria vaginosis. You should be evaluated for this by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the mucusy vaginal discharge you get after your period?

What is the mucusy vaginal discharge you get after your period?

Mucous: It's just that. The vagina and cervix, normally, generates mucous as part of the natural reproductive function and/or response to stimuli as the case may be. ...Read more

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Colorless\white mucusy vaginal discharge w\ strikes of blood- Is it normal secretions or should worry about STD?! Im virgin& BF history of trated GC

Colorless\white mucusy vaginal discharge w\ strikes of blood- Is it normal secretions or should worry about STD?! Im virgin& BF history of trated GC

Probably ok: As long as you have not had sex--oral, anal, or vaginally you don't have to worry. However, if there was any exchange of body fluids without actual penetration you can be contract a few of the common STDs. If the discharge continues, has a foul odor, or itches you should see your doctor ...Read more

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I have yellow mucusy vaginal discharge itching I already got checked for all kinds of infections I have none I do have an Iud tho cud it make that?

I have yellow mucusy vaginal discharge itching I already got checked for all kinds of infections  I have none I do have an Iud tho cud it make that?

If you have had: laboratory swabs done, and they specifically showed no yeast, bacteria, or STDs, then it is probably from the IUD. You may not have an infection, just irritation /inflammation from the IUD and the strings. ...Read more

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Foul vaginal discharge 7 months after child delivery?

Foul vaginal discharge 7 months after child delivery?

Not normal: U need an exam, pap, cultures and an ultrasound, most likely a vaginitis , but must make sure it is not from inside the uterus which is the endometrium, please see the doc who delivered u. ...Read more

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What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

Spotting: Brown vaginal discharge can mean small amounts of bleeding and it turns brown when older or it can mean severe vaginal infection. Brown vaginal discharge is also associated with a retained tampon. In pregnancy it can mean possible miscarriage and should be checked by doctor. Mid Cycle, it can indicate ovulation and 1 week postulation, it can signal implantation. ...Read more

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What exactly does brown vaginal discharge mean?

What exactly does brown vaginal discharge mean?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

Usually old blood: Depending on other history (periods, other symptoms) may or may not be important. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more