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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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I had a baby 22 months ago and i still have a vaginal discharge. It's only noticeable when i wipe myself after using the toilet. It's clear/no odour?

I had a baby 22 months ago and i still have a vaginal discharge. It's only  noticeable when i wipe myself after using the toilet. It's clear/no odour?

Testing needed : Aginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Can vaginal discharge with a foul oder hurt my baby ?

Possible: If you have a vaginal infection, it could cause premature labor and delivery which would likely be bad for the baby. Infection in the vagina could ascend to the uterus and threaten the baby. You need to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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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What is the reason for white vaginal discharge from a new baby?

What is the reason for white vaginal discharge from a new baby?

Vaginal discharge: Transplacental pregnancy hormones stimulate the uterine lining and after birth the dropping levels of these hormones result in withdrawal discharge and sometimes minor bleeding as well. This is a one-time event and last just a few das.. No intervention needed. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scarantino
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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more