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Would it be bad to douche once ? I have continuous brown discharge which I believe is old blood and I just want it gone

Would it be bad to douche once ? I have continuous brown discharge which I believe is old blood and I just want it gone

Yes: Even once it can upset the normal balance in the vagina, increase the risk of infection, wash bacteria up into your uterus, and increase the risks of tubal pregnancy. Bathe but don't douche . The vagina is a self cleaning organ. ...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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Could a continuous brown discharge for 2wk be an std? No other symptoms & it started after a missed bc pill

Could a continuous brown discharge for 2wk be an std? No other symptoms & it started after a missed bc pill

It could: Anytime you have irregular bleeding we will want to rule out an std like chlamydia or gonorrhea. However it may be something completely unrelated. It may be related to that missed birth control pill. The lining of the uterus is supported by the hormones in the pill. When you miss one, you take away that support and sometimes the lining breaks down and bleeds. You should see your doctor to tell. ...Read more

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I m 45 with no children - I have continuous brown odourless discharge throughout the month. I have no pains or discomfort.. no contraceptives as well.

I m 45 with no children - I have continuous brown odourless discharge throughout the month. I have no pains or discomfort.. no contraceptives as well.

Infection & spotting: could both give a brown discharge. Continuous spotting at this age could be related to menopausal changes but could be related to a more serious underlying uterine condition. I recommend that you have a gynecology exam soon with Pap smear and cultures. ...Read more

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What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

See your OB: There is no evidence that the baby is in danger at this point. Discharge can mean many things from miscarriage to infection. See your OB to get examined, and get a accurate diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I haven't gotten a proper period in 4 months... instead , I am continuously getting a viscous brown discharge that smells like raw onions. Cause?

I haven't gotten  a proper period in 4 months... instead , I am continuously getting a viscous brown discharge that smells like raw onions. Cause?

Missed period: Hi, you need evaluation ASAP, you could have infection, retained tissue there, you need proper evaluation and treatment, ...Read more

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I'm on the continuous birth control and I have brown discharge, what could be wrong?

I'm on the continuous birth control and I have brown discharge, what could be wrong?

Spotting is not : Uncommon with contraceptives. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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How long to expect brown discharge on continuous birth control i take same exact time every day its been 4 months?

How long to expect brown discharge on continuous birth control i take same exact time every day its been 4 months?

Brownish discharge: It is likely that you need a stronger dose of hormones in the bcp than the one that your are taking. Probably the estrogen component is too low. ...Read more