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Dark Vaginal Spott
Not usually: Most vaginal cysts are benign and were present at birth. They rarely cause any symptoms, unless they get very large. Brown discharge is usually old blood that comes from the cervix or uterus. While bleeding from the cervix or uterus is usually not a problem, it can be a sign of serious problems and you should probably see a women's health specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm dark skinned but my vaginal opening is turning white. What does this mean? Should I be worried?
Nothing to worry:
When did you notice that change.
The vaginal opening does not have the same complexion as your skin. It is possible you never noticed your vaginal opening.
It is ok and don't worry. ...Read more
Vaginal Infection: Nonspecific inflammation. If you have curry discharge it could be yeast infection. If it is clear and itching it could be trichomonas. If it is foul smelling it could be anaerobic bacterial vaginitis. You may have to rule out STDs. Go to your doctor who can check and treat you appropriately ...Read more
I had veryfairskin when iwasyoung andnow my whole body has become very dark including my vaginal area which is almost blackish now, my face isstill fair. Howcan iget my complexion back&vaginalcolorback
Not really: The dark blood is old blood mixed with vaginal and cervical mucus. ...Read more
Although probably: Normal. See your doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more
I keep having dark brown vaginal discharge is there an explanation for it? It's been going on for a few weeks.
Period blood varies from bright red, to dark, to brown. There's iron in blood cells, and when it oxidizes, or rusts, it changes color. At start of period it's red, then brown. During perimenopause, periods start brown then red then brown again.
Since you don't mention meds or sexual activity, can't say. May need to be checked if after ur next period it continues. Good Luck ...Read more
Thick dark brown vaginal discharge for over 2 weeks, no sex in 2 months. Getting concerned. Prev cycle 12/7/13-12/16/13 and normal color.
Check it out: Possible infection. See your doc.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal for vaginal discharge to have a little bit of white flakes (not really white like milk just a little bit white but darker shade)?
Is it normal for vaginal discharge to have a little bit of white flakes (not really white like milk just a little bit white but darker shade) smelly?
No itching/odor, yes: If there is no vaginal itching or odor, yes it is normal. ...Read more
Started as bumps much like razor bump but grew and two of them connected, it started out dark but has become light brown. Near vaginal opening. Help?
It is impossible to make a DX from your information.
It would be best to have exam, then you will have your answer. ...Read more
Hi doctor, I have a very very huge darkening in my vaginal area. Its too very dark and very bad to look. Can you please help with what can be done?
Different causes: You need to have the discharge checked by your health care provider. There are several ways to check the cause, including microscopic evaluation and culture. It should be checked by your health care provider. ...Read more
See doctor: To see if there is an infection. ...Read more
See doctor: Dark greyish brown discharge could be a sign of bacterial vaginosis (typically associated with greyish discharge). Orange isn't a typical color for discharge either, so you may want to see your family doctor or gynecologist to get checked out and make sure health of vagina is good. BV is common and is typically not a STD, but rather an overgrowth of normal bacteria of the vagina. Best of luck! ...Read more
Lengthy menses: A 'normal' period typically lasts 3-9 days. However, one can continue longer under otherwise unconcerning conditions. However, an incomplete spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) can also present this way particularly if the flow is high and there is a lot more cramping than normal. At this point it would be reasonable for a person who has had vaginal bleeding for 12 days to be evaluated. ...Read more
My inner vaginal lips have gone very dark (brownish) and also look wrinklish. Why did this happen?
For the past month I have had vaginal bleeding after being fingered. It is dark and thick. I am really scared. Am I okay?
See a OB-GYN: The dark bleeding can arise from vaginal or cervical injury, or an infection. Please see a ob-gyn for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
I have this vaginal discharge that has a yellowish to dark green color, and has a garbage smell to it. I'm so embarrassed?
Sounds like BV: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Rephrasing earlier question: got Methotrexate shot 4 days ago for ectopic. Now experiencing dark spotting frm vaginal w/no pain. Normal?
If there is dark coloration of skin area at underarms, inner thighs and vaginal area. So what is solution? Is there any role of insulin level?
Acanthosis Nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. The affected skin can become thickened and may smell bad. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck. This condition can be caused by diabetes. ...Read more
I've been experiencing dark brown vaginal discharge for about 10 days now? I'm worried. Why am I getting this or what can I do to prevent it?
Need evaluation: Brown discharge is usually old blood. You need to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Small bump about 1 CM in size, and is risen. It is located just outside of vulvar opening on rt side. Also experiencing dark vaginal discharge.
A few ideas: Bumps on the vulva can be 1) condyloma (warts), very common and typically benign; 2) Bartholin's gland cyst (these originate in vagina, but can expand to outside of vulva), typically very painful; 3) sebaceous cyst (benign and filled with white cheesy material; 4) herpes (typically with red-circle border and painful to touch. I don't think the dark vaginal discharge is associated... Likely old blood. ...Read more