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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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Two days after sex I get cramps and brown discharge but I'm on depo....(this is the second time this has happen)?

Two days after sex I get cramps and brown discharge but I'm on depo....(this is the second time this has happen)?

Can be normal: The Depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot can cause a disruption of the menses. Some women have no menses on the Depot. Other women have irregular spotting. Brown discharge is old blood. Depending on effect of Depot on your uterine lining, this may be old blood from lining, or it could be post-coital spotting which comes from cervix. See a doctor if you're worried, more information is needed to accurately diagnos ...Read more

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About a week ago I had unprotected sex with my partner and took a Plan B pill. Today I woke up with a lot of cramps and brown discharge help! ?

About a week ago I had unprotected sex with my partner and took a Plan B pill. Today I woke up with a lot of cramps and brown discharge help! ?

Can be normal: Plan b, taken within 72 hrs after unprotected sex, can drop risk of pregnancy up to 89%. If within 24 hrs it is 95% effective. It is not as effective as regular contraception and it does not protect against STD. Unexpected bleeding is common and should go away by the time of your next period although it can make your next period heavier or lighter. If no period in 3 wks do pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Hiya I'm 17 I'm on the implant been on this for a year I've recently had sex with my boyfriend and I've been getting cramps and brown discharge ?

Hiya I'm 17 I'm on the implant been on this for a year I've recently had sex with my boyfriend and I've been getting cramps and brown discharge ?

Implanon?: If you have the Implanon for birth control and can feel the rod it is unlikely that you are pregnant. It is possible that you could have an STD if you are not using condoms consistently, or other health issue giving you cramps and discharge. Seek evaluation to get to the bottom of your symptoms if they do not clear in a few days. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and presently on nuvaring from 6 mnths. I have 2 more weeks before my periods but have cramps and brown discharge. Pls advice?

I have endometriosis and presently on nuvaring from 6 mnths. I  have 2 more weeks before my periods but have cramps and brown discharge. Pls advice?

OK: With endometriosis sometimes a therapy can work for a while and then not work as well. Often medicines need to be switched from time to time. Sometimes the uterus needs a break from a medicine and stopping treatment for 2 weeks then restarting will fix things. And sometimes there is another reason (polyp, fibroid, cyst, etc) for a new symptom. I would recommend an ultrasound first. ...Read more

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What to do if I have sore breasts no cramps with brown discharge?

What to do if I have sore breasts no cramps with brown discharge?

Brown discharge: If you are having brown discharge that comes out from your nipple, consult your doctor. You will need to be evaluated with a mammogram and ultrasound to further evaluate this issue. ...Read more

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I've got sore breasts no cramps with brown discharge... Help please?

More info: It dpends where you are on your cycle, and if you are on some form of birth control. If you are sexually active and not using pregnancy, have you done a pregnancy test? ...Read more

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5w5d preg. no cramps but brown discharge. On vaginal progesterone. Should i call in Drs office? Nxt hCG test tomorrow 23. Had complications last preg.

5w5d preg. no cramps but brown discharge. On vaginal progesterone. Should i call in Drs office? Nxt hCG test tomorrow 23. Had complications last preg.

Tomorrow is Ok: Yes, it will be Ok to wait till tomorrow. You will need an HCG test and then maybe an ultrasound depending on HCG results. It is OK to wait. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing painful cramps and brown discharge 5 days after the last day of my period. What could it be?

I have been experiencing painful cramps and brown discharge 5 days after the last day of my period. What could it be?

Spotting : 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