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

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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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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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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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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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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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more