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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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Heavy brown vaginal discharge after sex on the pill. Should i be worried?

Heavy brown vaginal discharge after sex on the pill. Should i be worried?

No: If the cervix is hit at all during intercourse it might bleed a bit and cause brown or red discharge and also might hurt. This is normal. ...Read more

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What is causing brown vaginal discharge after missed period?

What is causing brown vaginal discharge after missed period?

The brown discharge: Is most likely old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from your uterus. You may be having a hormonal imbalance. Take care. ...Read more

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What can cause brown vaginal discharge after sex while on birth control?

What can cause brown vaginal discharge after sex while on birth control?

See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. There are lots of causes of bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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For two months, I am having brown vaginal discharge after period . It starts after 5-6 days of stopping my period and continues upto next cycle?

For two months, I am having brown vaginal discharge after period . It starts after 5-6 days of stopping my period and continues upto next cycle?

Something is wrong: This is abnormal. It is past time for an examination at the GYN's office. Please contact them today to make an appointment to be seen. ...Read more

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Why am i getting brown vaginal discharge after 2 weeks of missed period?

Why am i getting brown vaginal discharge after 2 weeks of missed period?

Are you pregnant?: If your period is 2 weeks late, and your pregnancy test is negative, then you are probably getting your period. If there is an abnormal odor, pain, itching, or irritation, you might have an infection and you should see your doctor. At age 17, if you are not trying to get pregnant, you need to be on birth control and a condom if you are sexually active. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm 10 days late and I have brown vaginal discharge?

What to do if i'm 10 days late and I have brown vaginal discharge?

Late period: You may be pregnant so a home pregnancy test is recommended. If the test is negative, I would recommend that you go see a Dr/provider like a nurse practitioner for evaluation. ...Read more

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For the past 2 weeks i have brown vaginal discharge whats the cause ?

Maybe old blood: It might be old blood but without a MD examining the discharge, I cannot confirm that suspicion. ...Read more

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I have been having brown vaginal discharge for a couple days, what could this mean?

I have been having brown vaginal discharge for a couple days, what could this mean?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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I am virgin and I'm having dark brown vaginal discharge. What is it? I'm so worried.

I am virgin and I'm having dark brown vaginal discharge. What is it? I'm so worried.

Brown is blood: Brown is the color of old blood that has lost all of its oxygen. This is just the uterus cleaning itself out. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been having brown vaginal discharge constantly for the past 2 months and I'm not sure why???

Vaginitis: Brown Discharge for two months is usually some kind of vaginal infection see OBGyn or your family physician to evaluate you in person ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown vaginal discharge and light watery periods?

Why do I get brown vaginal discharge and light watery periods?

Old blood: Blood turns brown when it oxidizes - so just means old blood when you have brown discharge. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Yes: This may indicate a threatened miscarriage and occurs when there is a mild separation of the early placenta. Strict bedrest and no intercoarse. Progesterone administration is found to be helpful in relaxing the uterus and allowing the separation to heal. See you ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Will having brown vaginal discharge be a sign you are about to start your period?

Will having brown vaginal discharge be a sign you are about to start your period?

Sometimes: Brown blood is old blood and not the fresh blood of a new period. If you are due for your period and do not start bright red blood in a few days check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I was cramping and then brown vaginal discharge came. What can be the cause of that?

I was cramping and then brown vaginal discharge came. What can be the cause of that?

Break through?: It almost assuredly came from inside the uterus, thus the cramps. The uterus cramps when it is in process of flushing or cleansing itself. What is discharged is usually the menstral lining mixed with blood. Other things that the uterus wants to discharge are recent products of pregnancy, a polyp, or fibroid. This is usually accompanied by blood and old blood is brown. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more