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I have implanon nd been taking sebtra nd keflex for a week. will this cause Brown Mucus discharge?

I have implanon nd been taking sebtra nd keflex for a week. will this cause Brown Mucus discharge?

Yes and no: The implanon itself can cause irregular spotting and bleeding (like the brown discharge) - the antibiotics will not do that - but could cause a vaginal yeast infection which might result in spotting. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Im having brown vaginal mucus discharge daily vs yellow or white what can be the cause ?

Im having brown vaginal mucus discharge daily vs yellow or white what can be the cause ?

Infection?: There are many causes of abnormal vaginal discharge, but colored vaginal discharge usually means infection, including STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas if you are at risk. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I dont have a normal mentatrul cycle usual 45 days apart, is the mucus normal?

I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I dont have a normal mentatrul cycle usual 45 days apart, is the mucus normal?

Yes.: Clear mucous discharge is normal. The discharge comes from mucous glands in the vaginal and vulvar areas. The brown tinge to the mucous might NOT be normal however. It's probably coming from the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus. Since your periods are irregular, you might have an abnormal build-up of endometrium. Please make an appt. with your Gyno! ...Read more

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What cause a reddish mucus discharge from the vagina?

What cause a reddish mucus discharge from the vagina?

Menses: Early (pre-cycle) or residual (post-cycle) changes in the uterine lining is one reason. However, depending on the stage of your reproductive life (e.g. menopause), this can be abnormal. Sometimes infection and neoplasms (e.g. abnormal growths) can present with such symptoms. The most likely reason is what I summarized initially. ...Read more

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Having brown mucus discharge haven't had a period since June ?

Having brown mucus discharge haven't had a period since June ?

No period w d/c: You need to see a GYN dr. First assure you are not pregnant, then get and evaluation for the lack of a period for 5 months as well as the discharge which could be infectious. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I usually get midcycle mucus discharge but clear, this time I have it brownish like that just before the period. Is it normal and why brown ?

I usually get midcycle mucus discharge but clear, this time I have it brownish like that just before the period. Is it normal and why brown ?

Blood: Blood tinged mucus will appear brownish because it contains de-oxygenated blood. This frequently occurs around ovulation time (mid-cycle) and is not worrisome. ...Read more

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Is brown mucus discharge is before or after period?

Is brown mucus discharge is before or after period?

Brown mucus: Discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood ; is non uncommonly seen after your period (but could also occur at other times). ...Read more

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Im almost 3 months postpartum and im still having a mucus discharge with brown tissue in it, is this normal and when does it stop?

Im almost 3 months postpartum and im still having a mucus discharge with brown tissue in it, is this normal and when does it stop?

Maybe/maybe not: If you had a complicated delivery or C/section with infection then there still may be some healing ongoing. however, the best course is to contact your OB MD and be examined to see if there is a problem or not. ...Read more

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What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean? The second week after my period

What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean?  The second week after my period

Old blood: Several possibilities: old blood from cyst or lining of uterus, infection, trauma or medications. Easy to solve: have your doc take a look. ...Read more

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I'm having a brown mucus discharge while i'm suppose to be on my period. It started when i was suppose to get my period 4 days ago. What can this mean?

Brownish discharge: It is possible that your menses is slightly abnormal this month, and if this is the first time that this has happened i suggest waiting till next meses to see if it straighten out. If you didn't use contraception there is the possiblity that you've conceived, and i'd suggest a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is brown or yellow mucus discharge ever normal in first trimester....And what if it comes and goes away completely

Yellow yes: Normal colors for mucous are yellow, clear, white, grey, and green. All dependent on hydration and types of food eaten. Brown would make me think of old blood. Possibly from the cervix from intercourse or maybe placenta implantation. If it has gone away and there are no other symptoms, i would just watch and wait. It it continues and is associated with other symptoms, then fu with your ob. ...Read more

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I am 36 weeks have had brownish mucus discharge 2 CM dialated and had an exam 2 days ago no mucus plug lost yet. What's wrong?

Probably nothing: You havent mentioned anything that is alarming to me. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage @ 9.5 weeks, d&c 20 days ago and had bleeding for just 15 days I'm now having brown watery mucus discharge. Is this normal?

I had a miscarriage @ 9.5 weeks, d&c 20 days ago and had bleeding for just 15 days I'm now having brown watery mucus discharge. Is this normal?

Miscarriage: After a miscarriage bleeding is usually irregular, heavy at first and then gradually tapering off. Have you been back to your doctor for a post-op exam? That would answer all your questions. ...Read more

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I had sex three days ago, today I went to the bathroom and noticed a brown mucus discharge. My boyfriend did not ejaculate inside me. What is wrong?

I had sex three days ago, today I went to the bathroom and noticed a brown mucus discharge. My boyfriend did not ejaculate inside me. What is wrong?

Infection: Although your partner may not have ejaculated, he may have irritated your cervix or caused an infection. You are sexually active so pregnancy possible. Check home pregnancy test. If persistent or recurrent problem get checked. ...Read more

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What does a dark brown discharge after a pelvic exam that later turned into a clear mucus discharge mean?

Bloody discharge: The pelvic exam, especially if it included a pap smear, may have caused a small amount of bleeding from the cervix which then appeared to be a short term brown discharge. The clear mucous discharge was probably normal "fertile mucous". The discharge you are describing is common after an exam and does not mean you have a problem. ...Read more

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What could explain a dark brown discharge that later turned into a clear mucus discharge following a pelvic exam?

Taking a pap smear: Scraping the surface of the cervix to take a pap smear sometimes causes a little spotting that you may see in the next few days as a brown discharge. The clear mucous discharge may be a return to normal, especially if you are midcycle and having "fertile mucous". I would not be concerned unless the brown discharge recurs or persists or develops an odor. ...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