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Dark Mucus Discharge
I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?
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
I got IUD 4yrs & periods every month. Last month I didn't have one & had a dark mucus discharge and a little heaver this month should I see my doc?
Medical abortion at 9 wks 3 days, 8 days back. The bleeding stopped at 6th day and now dark brown mucus discharge only. No fever, pain. Is it normal?
YES: This is just old blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucous. ...Read more
I am 21 weeks pregnant and having reddish/dark pinkish mucus discharge 2 times in the past 2 days. Had a transvaginal scan 2 days ago. Scan seems fine?
Likely okay: The fact that you had a normal ultrasound 2 days ago is good. It could be the the discharge is related to the ultrasound... if the cervix was a little fragile, it can bleed during pregnancy. I would say if continues just as discharge without cramping, likely okay, but regardless, call your doctor and let him/her know, they may want to see you sooner to make sure everything okay. Avoid sex ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm three weeks late for my period bloated lower abdomen is rock hard cramping areolas are dark an mucus discharge. Any ideas?
Should I go see my doc? I have IUD 4 urs and periods now last month no period and dark discharge mucus goes to clear this month little heaver mucus
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: Depends in what context you are asking. It can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. ...Read more
Depends: Discharge in a woman can be abnormal, normal, or transitional. It all depends on your history. It may be important for you to see a provider to be sure. They may be able to run tests on the discharge and obtain a complete history. Some common causes of discharge can be yeast, bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more
It depends: Where is it from? From your nose, yes. From your vagina, most likely, from your anus - that needs to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
I have had clear mucus discharge sometimes it's brown tinged I don't 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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