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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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Been on nexplanon 2months first month got my period. This month I've had light brown discharge for 2 weeks, Little smelly & discharge is way less now

Been on nexplanon 2months first month got my period. This month I've had light brown discharge for 2 weeks, Little smelly & discharge is way less now

Irregular periods: Irregular bleeding on Nexplanon is common. The odor is concerning. If the odor persists or if you develop pelvic pain, worsening discharge or pain with urination then see your doctor to make sure you do not have an infection. ...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? What's 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? What's 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.

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I'm 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?

I'm 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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I have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...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

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I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

Spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dark brown gooey discharge before period. Period came a few days late & is very heavy, & I'm usually light. What could it be?

Dark brown gooey discharge before period. Period came a few days late & is very heavy, & I'm usually light. What could it be?

Uterine lining: The uterus sheds its lining every month. Depending on your hormone levels sometimes women have dark brown spotting or small clots prior to have bright red bleeding. This is normal. If period is more heavy, could be due to hormone changes. A birth control pill can often make periods lighter if that's something you desire. ...Read more

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One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern?

One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern?

Various reasons: Vaginal 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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I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then I will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then I will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

Unstable lining: When this happens it's solely due to our hormones. And uterine lining may be unstable and thus having this spotting before your period and then the discharge after it. What you describe is very common and if it bothers you, you can consider birth control pills to help regulate your cycle. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period? .

Not unusual: If bleeding tapers, you could see a brown discharge because the quantity of blood is small and by the time it gets to lower vagina and it's noticeable, it's brown. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown = blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Probably ok: Some premenstrual spotting is relatively common. However, if she is sexually active and there is an odor to the discharge, don't make the assumption its blood. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a few days before period is due. What does this indicate?

Possibly a: Little imbalance of hormones. The brown discharge is just some older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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I don't know if it is period or discharge. Brown color, 10 days early, had cramps like the usual before period, lasts for 6 days. What is this?

I don't know if it is period or discharge. Brown color, 10 days early, had cramps like the usual before period, lasts for 6 days. What is this?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more