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I'm 28 yrs old and just had a hysterectomy 1 1/2 weeks ago. I am having increased pain and a foul/rotten smelling brown discharge. Is this normal?

I'm 28 yrs old and just had a hysterectomy 1 1/2 weeks ago. I am having increased pain and a foul/rotten smelling brown discharge. Is this normal?

Possible infection?: If you are having severe pain and fuel smelling discharge after surgery this might be caused by an infection which might happen after this type of procedure. Please try to see your gyn provider asap in order to get evaluated for this. If you are experiencing fever and extreme pain you should definitely go to the ed for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Can you have two periods on the same date 20may and June? Both were light to medium. After period have foul smelling brown sticky discharge this norm?

Can you have two periods on the same date 20may and June? Both were light to medium. After period have foul smelling brown sticky discharge this norm?

Need more info: It is not normal to have a fouling smelling brown sticky discharge. Your period coming on the same date a month apart is not unusual but the discharge is a signal that you need to have an exam with your OB/GYN very soon. ...Read more

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Worried I have a tampon stuck inside me. My period was 2 weeks ago but 4 days ago I got really foul smelling clumpy brown discharge! Help?

Worried I have a tampon stuck inside me. My period was 2 weeks ago but 4 days ago I got really foul smelling clumpy brown discharge! Help?

See your doctor or: go to the emergency room. You need to have it removed if it's there and if not, be examined to see if you have an infection (and be treated if there is). ...Read more

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Foul smelling anal discharge reddish brown 48 year old husband what could it be? I have picture. Of discharge.

Foul smelling anal discharge reddish brown  48 year old husband what could it be? I have picture. Of discharge.

Concerning: One thing I am concerned about here is a tumor in the colon or rectum. Sometimes they can produce mucus and cause bleeding. When you put the two together, it produces a foul discharge. See your doctor about a colonoscopy. Don't delay. ...Read more

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I had my normal menstrual period that lasted around 5-6 days. I had intercourse straight away and now have a brown foul smelling discharge. What is it?

I had my normal menstrual period that lasted around 5-6 days. I had intercourse straight away and now have a brown foul smelling discharge. What is it?

Get tested : 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

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What is brown discharge mean?

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

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Why am i having brown discharge?

Brown discharge: 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

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