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Causes Of Vaginal Spotting
Infection?: This sort of discharge usually suggests an infection, including gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas if at risk for STD. Hormonal problems (e.g. contraception dose), miscarriage, or other problems also are possible. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more
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Several causes: There are various causes for intermenstrual bleeding. Urine fibroids and polyps are possible causes. Hormonal abnormalities could also cause abnormal bleeding. You need to see your gynecologist for an evaluation to diagnose the problem and rule out more serious causes such as tumors as well as suggest treatment. ...Read more
Old blood usually: When bright red blood bleeds inside your uterus during your period it might sit there for some time, congeal into a clot, and then later liquify and come out as dark menstrual blood. As it sits longer in the genital tract it gets browner and by the time you see anything it is a mixture of newer (red) blood and older(brown) blood. ...Read more
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
Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several Things.: Watery vag discharge can be a normal finding. Discharge can also increase in response to hormones, especially around ovulation, or certain birth control. If you have discharge with an unusual/ unpleasant odor or have other symptoms accompanying the discharge, consult your doctor to screen for certain infections. Persistant watery discharge, rarely, may be due to more abnormal conditions. ...Read more
Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more
Other than sex, what are common causes of spotting or pinkish/brownish/rust colored discharge in early pregnancy?
It could be normal: Have you OB check you, it could be normal but i will not ignore it. ...Read more
Here are some...: Foul-odored vaginal discharge suggests BV or STD-related vaginitis, usually being bacterial, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc. But, clinically it doesn't matter because you need to be treated and followed anyway. More? Ask the treating doctor timely so to get right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling for the present and the future. ...Read more
Hormonal changes: Poss. Hormonal changes can cause this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more
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