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Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Yellowish brownish vaginal discharge with odor?

Infection. Get tests: From the color description, old blood be present especially if this is near the time you ended your period. However, you may have a sexually transmitted infection. Get tested for chlamidia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hiv. Also be checked for bacterial vaginosis. Visual examination to check for vaginal/cervical trauma. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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Yellowish discharge from vagina, foamy and smells?

Yellowish discharge from vagina, foamy and smells?

BV: Your symptoms sounds like an infection called bacterial vaginosis. There is no over the counter medicine for this. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Yellow discharge from vagina?

Yellow discharge from vagina?

Cyclic: The vaginal discharge changes throughout the cycle. Right after the period it tends to be whitish. At mid-cycle it is wet and clear. After ovulation it tends to get sticky and more yellowish. It can also be affected by what you eat. If it doesn't smell or itch, it's probably normal. ...Read more

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Yellowish viginal discharges fishy odor on children?

Yellowish viginal discharges fishy  odor on children?

See a doctor: You must take the child to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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Clumpy green discharge?

Clumpy green discharge?

Vaginitis: Sounds like bacterial vaginosis or trichomonal vaginal infection. If no odor or itching, try high dose probiotics which may help bv. If persists see your doctor may need Flagyl after checking specimen. ...Read more

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Cramping , spotting and foul smelling watery discharge ?

-itis : This could be anywhere from vaginitis to cervicitis (sexually-transmitted disease). Possibly mild intermenstrual bleeding. A pelvic exam and some testing would be needed for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Slimy greenish yellowish thick mucus and discharge coming from vagina slight vaginal bleeding?

Get it checked out: This doesn't sound normal, and you should see a doctor to get checked out, especially if you are having fever or pelvic pain. Take care! ...Read more

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Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Yes: Mild white vaginal discharge is normal and is due to hormonal changes in a woman's body. If your discharge becomes copious, foul smelling, or greenish, this could be a sign of infection. In that case it would be best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Not necessarily: Although there can be an increase in vaginal discharge with pregnancy - this is not diagnostic. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

That is likely old: Deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If not occurring in conjunction with period it could be breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Clumpy white vaginal discharge that has a funky smell??

Clumpy white vaginal discharge  that has a funky smell??

Probably yeast: The clumpy white discharge is almost always due to a yeast infection. You can try one of the OTC yeast medications - if that does not do the job then see your doctor. The odor may be related to the yeast, if it does not go away when the discharge resolves, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Does brown bloody vaginal discharge means yeast infection?

Probably not: Brown vaginal discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. Bleeding does not usually occur from yeast infections - althought there could sometimes be a small amoutn of blood. It isn't that likely that this is due to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What causes terrible smelling brown vaginal discharge for at least three days after each period ?

Infection possible: Because of the foul odor, you should probably be seen to rule out infection. If you are a tampon user and leave it in for prolonged periods of time, this can also cause odor. Some slight odor around the period may be normal. ...Read more

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How to stop brown vaginal discharge?

Go see the MD: You need to know why you are having the brown discharge ie infection, bleeding, a problem in the uterus. This can be figured out during an office visit. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have brown vaginal discharge?

Is it bad to have brown vaginal discharge?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge stopping and starting for 3 weeks ?

Brown vaginal discharge stopping and starting for 3 weeks ?

Get checked: Browninsh discharge suggests old bleed. You need to see your GYN to figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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I have brown vaginal discharge, and it's recurring. What is the solution?

I have brown vaginal discharge, and it's recurring. What is the solution?

Normal periods: Otherwise? Could you be pregnant? You might want to check a pregnancy test just in case. If not pregnant you should check with your doector to find out why you are continuously spotting. ...Read more

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What causes brown vaginal discharge?

What causes brown vaginal discharge?

Probably old blood: This is probably blood that has been retained from your menses but younshoukdmdiscuss this with your gynecologist for a full evaluation and explanation. ...Read more

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What causes a brown vaginal discharge?

What causes a brown vaginal discharge?

Infection, bleeding: Old blood looks brown. Vaginal infections can present as brown discharge. Both situations need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

What can a brown vaginal discharge mean?

Spotting: Brown vaginal discharge can mean small amounts of bleeding and it turns brown when older or it can mean severe vaginal infection. Brown vaginal discharge is also associated with a retained tampon. In pregnancy it can mean possible miscarriage and should be checked by doctor. Mid Cycle, it can indicate ovulation and 1 week postulation, it can signal implantation. ...Read more

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Is brown vaginal discharge a sign of conception?

No: It's very non-specific. That doesn't mean you couldn't have conceived, but the discharge doesn't tell you anything. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge after orgasm. Is this worrisome?

Probably not: It is likely some old, deoxygenated blood mixed with vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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What to do for a 20 month old having brown vaginal discharge?

Unusual: Have her seen by the doctor to see what is causing it. ...Read more

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I have brown vaginal discharge that smells like metal what does that mean ?

Discharge: Unfortunately, neither the color, nor the smell of the discharge is diagnostic of any disorder. It needs to be tested to know what it may be. ...Read more

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I keeo having a pinkish brown vaginal discharge that smells fishy what could this be?

Bacterial vaginosis: Gardnerella vaginalis overgrowth of bacterial vaginosis gives that peculiar foul smell and discharge. It is treated with prescription Metrogel or Flagyl by mouth. Please see your primary care doctor or OB-Gyn specialist for exam, testing and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

Be seen: Vaginal discharge is obviously common in young women and may not indicate anything is wrong. Sexual activity, infection, irregular periods, break through bleeding on hormonal contraceptives, ovarian cysts, changes in hormone levels can all lead to this nonspecific symptom. ...Read more

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Irreg mens, taking oral pill, day1 feb9 end on feb14, stop oral pill, feb16 sex contact, feb23-feb28 brown vaginal discharge.Mens that early?Or pregy?

Irreg mens, taking oral pill, day1 feb9 end on feb14, stop oral pill, feb16 sex contact, feb23-feb28 brown vaginal discharge.Mens that early?Or pregy?

Irregular periods: 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

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Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more