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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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How long should brown vaginal discharge last if there is no smell, itching of burning?

Normal cycle: I would advise a warm water douche and figure that this is old mentrual blood. If it persists beyond 1 week, see your GYN. ...Read more

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Light brown vaginal discharge 2 days after period ended slight itching at times. What does this mean?

Light brown vaginal discharge 2 days after period ended slight itching at times. What does this mean?

If it persists: it is probably an infection and needs to be checked by gyn. If it goes away in few days then it is left over old blood from period coming out and causing irritation . ...Read more

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Hi.. i have these light brown vaginal discharge accompanied by foul smell and cramps no itching or other things just that. please help me.

Hi.. i have these light brown vaginal discharge accompanied by foul smell and cramps no itching or other things just that. please help me.

R/O VAGINITIS : Vaginitis can be multifaceted you need full exam , pelvic exam cultures/labs /UA. And STD SCREEN to determine diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have brown vaginal discharge, I had itching an burning sensation but that has gone now an I have just brown discharge. It doesn't smell ?

I have brown vaginal discharge, I had itching an burning sensation but that has gone now an I have just brown discharge. It doesn't smell ?

See doctor. STD?: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs medical evaluation. At your age (19) and assuming you are sexually active, for this kind of discharge I would be most concerned about an STD, especially chlamydia, gonorrhea, or maybe trichomonas. Itching/burning could be herpes. See your GP or gynecologist, or for guaranteed expert care, perhaps your local NHS GUM clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a brown vaginal discharge that is amplified with intercourse. There is an odor but no pain, itching, or burning. What could be causing this?

I have a brown vaginal discharge that is amplified with intercourse. There is an odor but no pain, itching, or burning.  What could be causing this?

Infection: This could be caused by a cervical or vaginal infection. The most common vaginal infection is bacterial vaginosis and the main symptom is an odor. In this case the peroxidase positive lactobacillus which are the most common bacteria in the vagina get killed off, the pH rises and anaerobic bacteria over grow. It is easy to diagnose and treat but you need to see your doctor to do so. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have brown vaginal discharge for 3days now. Its already 1week after my menstration ended. It has no smell,no pain,no itch. Do i need to get worry?

 I have brown vaginal discharge  for 3days now. Its already 1week after my menstration ended. It has no smell,no pain,no itch. Do i need to get worry?

Probably old blood: Brown equals old blood left over from your period. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im having a constant brown vaginal discharge with no pain and no itch, should i be concern?

Im having a constant brown vaginal discharge with no pain and no itch, should i be concern?

Vaginal discharge: By constant, what do you mean? How long have you been experiencing this? It doesn't sound worrisome. It sounds like spotting. That shouldn't be ongoing forever, though. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge, vaginal pain and itching, no period, negative pregnancy test, irregular periods, pain during sex...What is wrong with me ?

Brown vaginal discharge, vaginal pain and itching, no period, negative pregnancy test, irregular periods, pain during sex...What is wrong with me ?

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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I have brownish and white vaginal discharge nothing hurts or itches what does this mean ???

I have brownish and white vaginal discharge nothing hurts or itches what does this mean ???

Vaginal discharge: A discharge as you describe may be simple mucus mixed with light spotting (blood turns brown quickly) and may be just ovulatory bleeding. Check with your healthcare professional for testing to make sure. ...Read more

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What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

Spotting: Brown vaginal discharge can mean small amounts of bleeding and it turns brown when older or it can mean severe vaginal infection. Brown vaginal discharge is also associated with a retained tampon. In pregnancy it can mean possible miscarriage and should be checked by doctor. Mid Cycle, it can indicate ovulation and 1 week postulation, it can signal implantation. ...Read more

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What exactly does brown vaginal discharge mean?

What exactly does brown vaginal discharge 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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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...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


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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more