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I've had Vaginal discharge that is brown and mucousy for two days in a row, last period was 18 days ago. Could this be ovulation or something serious?

I've had Vaginal discharge that is brown and mucousy for two days in a row, last period was 18 days ago. Could this be ovulation or something serious?

Depends: Could be break through bleeding. If associated with other symptoms such as pain, itching, burning, irritation, fever...then follow up with doctor soon....otherwise watch cycle over next 3 months. If continues then follow up with doctor. ...Read more

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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


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Drainage (Definition)

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


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