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Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean ?

Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days  what dose that mean ?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted. ...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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What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

Brown discharge: Most often brown discharge after a period is old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It might have a slight odor but usually would not expect extreme malodor. ...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?

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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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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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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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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What is a smelly discharge after your period?

What is a smelly discharge after your period?

Vaginal odor: Blood in vagina gets broken down into into products which gives the odor off when interacting with normal vaginal bacteria.If odor persists with discharge, one must rule out retained tampon or other vaginal infections needing treatment like bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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White smelly discharge after my period?

White smelly discharge after my period?

Vaginitis: Sounds like a vaginal infection, but which one cannot be guessed at without an exam. See your ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage about a month ago but I've been having smelly discharge is this normal? I also haven't had a period yet.

I had a miscarriage about a month ago but I've been having smelly discharge is this normal? I also haven't had a period yet.

Maybe: After pregnancy, miscarriage, or vaginal/uterine surgery it is not unusual to get a discharge until healed. Often this discharge will have an odor because of blood/old blood and bacteria in the discharge. To be safe have this evaluated by doctor. However if associated with any fever, chills, dizziness, nause/vomitting, abdominal pain, bleeding, then follow up ASAP ...Read more

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Brownish discharge one week before period. Should i be concerned?

Brownish discharge one week before period. Should i be concerned?

Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge before period?

Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period. ...Read more

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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Maybe: In patients who have uterine fibroids, their brown discharge is characteristic of their condition. If the brown discharge occurs every period for you and you do not have fibroids then it is normal as it represents endometrial breakdown products and old blood. ...Read more

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Went off period but brown discharge and its smelly what is it?

Went off period but brown discharge and its smelly  what is it?

Need eval: Brown discharge is usually old blood- but if there is an odor you may have an infection- go see your doctor for eval. ...Read more