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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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I have brown smelly discharge for two days aftermy periods the smell is so foul howcan i treat this?

Bacterial overgrowth: Unless this is accompanied with pain, this may be a result of simple bacterial overgrowth. Retained tampon should be checked for, especially if this is accompanied by vaginal or pelvic pain. Pain should lead you to be checked by your physician. ...Read more

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Its been a few days after my period and I am now having brown smelly discharge?

Its been a few days after my period and I am now having brown smelly discharge?

See an OB/GYN: This may be bacterial vaginitis, easily treated after appropriate exam and diagnosis. Go see somebody and get better. ...Read more

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I have a brown smelly discharge and im not sure what it is, my period was about a week and a half-2 weeks ago, and I'm a virgin, please help?

I have a brown smelly discharge and im not sure what it is, my period was about a week and a half-2 weeks ago, and I'm a virgin, please help?

Possible BV: It is possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a change in the balance of bacteria in the vagina. This can be brought on my douching or using vaginal washes. It could also be a change in your discharge from ovulation. Usually discharge is thin, clear and abundant around the time you ovulate, but not brown. Get checked out by your doctor, PA, CNM or NP. ...Read more

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Im 17 yrs old, & all my life I've had really irregular periods. But recently I had sex,now I have brown,smelly discharge. Do I have POCS or am I preg?

Im 17 yrs old, & all my life I've had really irregular periods. But recently I had sex,now I have brown,smelly discharge. Do I have POCS or am I preg?

Maybe an STI: You are describing a discharge which may be a sexually transmitted disease. If you are having unprotected sex, you may also be pregnant. It is not a symptom of PCOS. See your doctor for cultures and an assessment. All the best. ...Read more

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I've had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years, (3rd in my life) I never have issues or periods, until i started brownish non-smelly discharge and cramping? whats up?

I've had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years, (3rd in my life) I never have issues or periods, until i started brownish non-smelly discharge and cramping? whats up?

Need examination: I believe the best option for you since this sounds like something completely different from what you're used to experiencing is to call your doctor for a checkup. They may wish to get both vaginal as well as urine cultures performed and just do a checkup of IUD placement etc. Questions- www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I have a smelly discharge after periods why is that. As i m trying to conceive?

I have a smelly discharge after periods why is that. As i m trying to conceive?

Bacterial vaginosis: It could be normal for you since old blood does have its own odor which can be affected by your nutrition, vitamin and supplement intake and other factors. However, it could also be a well-known vaginal infection known as bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of many bacteria in your vagina. It is easily diagnosed in your doctor's office and should be treated, especially if you are trying to conceive. ...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