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Chunky Brown Discharge
Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
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
Chunky brown discharge started 1 week after starting birth control and has lasted for a week now. Is this normal?
No.: Need gyn eval to uncover reason for bleeding and help it stop. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more
Hello on Sunday I had sex with my boyfriend and the condom broke so I took plan b now I have chunky brown discharge. What can that mean?
I'm on Tri-Linyah, have been taking it for two months, and have recently been experiencing a chunky brown discharge, mild cramps, and fatigue.?
Ok for now: This may be your uterine lining, going thru an adjustment in thickness, from the Pill, the lining will thin down over time, and cycle flow should decrease, as well as decreased cramps, one or two more cycles to adjust, if problem continues, let your doctor know. ...Read more
I'm 14 days late on period. I had a egg white discharge. Today I had a chunky brown discharge today. What could it be?
Took Plan B a week and 1/2 ago and experienced brown chunky discharge in my underwear this morning and bleeding on and off but very light. What is it?
Had unprotected sex day of ovulation 5/20. Took plan b 5/22 and today I had light pink and like a brown chunky discharge. Normal?
I'm having reddish brown chunky discharge today it's been around for about 4 days. Feeling a little under the weather. Random light waves of nausea. M?
Need more informatio: Discharge from what part of the body??? ...Read more
I'm having brown chunky discharge today (had a little yesterday). Little blood. I had my period a little over a week ago. No side symptoms. Help!
My tubes are tide, on progesterone. I have brown chunky light discharge for 5 days. I've had it before my periods but not this long and it's early?
MD: Discharge like this you really need to see your OB/GYN or family doctor ...Read more
I've had dark brown, chunky discharge from my vagina for 3 months, before and after switching birth controls and a vaginal ultrasound. Help!
See a doctor: Since your symptoms have continued it is very important to have this evaluated. Discharge of this type is not normal and needs further attention. See your ob/gyn or family doctor asap. Good luck! ...Read more
Stomach cramps, Brown chunky discharge, missed period. Using protection, was just tested no more than 2wks ago for STD/HSV 2, neg. Results.
Get examined ASAP:
This could be pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), usually due to gonorrhea or chlamydia, but the tests aren't perfect and some PID cases are not due to STD. And the STD tests aren't perfect. And there are plenty of non-STD problems that could do this as well. But herpes doesn't cause such symptoms.
No matter the exact cause, this is a potentially serious problem. Get professionally examined ASAP. ...Read more
When does bleeding typically stop from the mirena (levonorgestrel)? Its just Brown chunky almost like discharge... Also horrible cramps and dryness and itching
Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
FROM WHERE???: It really depends on the origin of the discharge. Nose, eyes, mouth, etc.? ...Read more
I delivered a still born just over one month ago, I am now getting thick sticky brown discharge is this normal?
Common, but check: Common is not exactly normal. It may not be a problem, but it is worth an exam to verify and relieve your worry. Going through a stillbirth is a stressful thing and reassurance can't hurt. Also, if there is a problem, getting attention is the thing! Have an OBGYN exam to be sure. ...Read more
Today I used the restroom and found some really thick grainy brown discharge It looked like mud. It was also in the toilet. What might this be?
Discharge: Could be bacterial vaginosis or candidaisisGet a more detailed answer ›
Hi, for about 5 days now I have been having thick brown discharge and now I have pains in my left side, I also feel sick?
Chance of STD's?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, after a missed period, or 3 wks after sex. ...Read more
Likely: This just means the older blood is being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more
Many options: 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
I've had my nexplanon for almost 6 months now and I've only had 2 weeks during that time where I'm not having this thick brown discharge. Normal?
I have been on nexplanon since Nov and just like well I noticed it in April ive been having thick gooey brown discharge every 5 weeks is this normal?
Not to worry.: This is most likely older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more
Brown discharge for a week long every other week. No cramps. It's dark brown and thick. What can it be?
Is it normal as period is coming to an end to have a thick brown discharge similar consistency to paste on and off?
Yes: Not unusual. It represent older blood that wasn't eliminated from the uterus quickly. ...Read more
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