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Brown vaginal discharge with bread like smell. Help?

Brown vaginal discharge with bread like smell. Help?

Sounds like a yeast : Sounds like a yeast infection (candidal vaginitis). Can cause a brownish discharge. Easily treated with either otc anti-yeast preparations or prescription anti-yeast preparations. ...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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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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Period was late but finally came for a day and half. Brown vaginal discharge with no smell for a week. Hpt negative. Any ideas ?

Period was late but finally came for a day and half. Brown vaginal discharge with no smell for a week. Hpt negative. Any ideas ?

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

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I have brown vaginal discharge that smells like metal what does that mean ?

I have brown vaginal discharge that smells like metal what does that mean
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Discharge: Unfortunately, neither the color, nor the smell of the discharge is diagnostic of any disorder. It needs to be tested to know what it may be. ...Read more

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I keeo having a pinkish brown vaginal discharge that smells fishy what could this be?

I keeo having a pinkish brown vaginal discharge that smells fishy what could this be?

Bacterial vaginosis: Gardnerella vaginalis overgrowth of bacterial vaginosis gives that peculiar foul smell and discharge. It is treated with prescription Metrogel or Flagyl by mouth. Please see your primary care doctor or OB-Gyn specialist for exam, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I often have brown vaginal discharge especially mid cycle, and some pain. What can be cause? It also doesn't smell great

I often have brown vaginal discharge especially mid cycle, and some pain. What can be cause? It also doesn't smell great

Fails "sniff" test: Obviously, the discharge fails the "sniff" test and odors are often noted with vaginal or pelvic infections. See a GYN MD soon to be assessed for the same. ...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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How long should brown vaginal discharge last if there is no smell, itching of burning?

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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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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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