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I have brown, clumpy, foul- smelling discharge after PMS symptoms and period-like bleeding in the morning. What could it be?

I have brown, clumpy, foul- smelling discharge after PMS symptoms and period-like bleeding in the morning. What could it be?

Need pregnancy test: You should get a pregnancy test done. See a dr. To be sure and let him or her know your symptoms so they can check you for other causes. ...Read more

Foul Smelling Discharge (Definition)

Foul smelling vaginal discharge is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina has somewhat of a bad odor. This type of discharge can be due to a Trichomoniasis infection, although sometimes a woman will have more than one type of problem/infection in her vagina. A foreign object such as a forgotten tampon in the vagina can also ...Read more


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What causes me to have a foul smelling discharge before my period?

What causes me to have a foul smelling discharge before my period?

PH changes: Foul smelling discharge is most commonly associated with changes in the ph or acidity/alkalinity of your vagina. Food and alcohol can affect ph, bacterial infections can affect ph. Ejaculate too. There are a variety of environmental causes of foul smelling discharge. Having said that, the changes in your hormones before a period (decline in estrogen) may be causing this as well. ...Read more

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I have a foul smell after using tampons. No itch or discharge. Goes away two weeks after period. But still bothersome.

Mild infection: You may have a mild vaginal infection, or more accurately an overgrowth of some of the less desirable bacteria, known as bacterial vaginosis. It is easily checked and treated. Also, make sure you have not inadvertently forgotten a tampon. ...Read more

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Help! yellowish discharge after period no foul odor, no itchiness.. Im 18 . What could it be?

Help! yellowish discharge after period no foul odor, no itchiness.. Im 18 . What could it be?

Yellowish Discharge: It depends- if you are sexually active and not using a condom or dental dam- discharge may be due to a std or reaction to any product placed in vagina. Avoid douching- this disturbs the chemistry of your vagina. Best to see your doctor or nurse practitioner to check it out. Depending on where you live there may be a low cost/free teen clinic. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a lot of discharge after period but it hurts when i wipe?

What does it mean when I have a lot of discharge after period but it hurts when i wipe?

See a Doctor: Make sure to get checked for infection. Some women may be allergic to their sanitary napkins or tampons used during menses. Use hypoallergenic pads or tampons. Do not leave tampons in your vagina for longer than 4 hours. ...Read more

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Still having pink discharge two days after period ended, what's wrong?

Still having pink discharge two days after period ended, what's wrong?

Could just be: Tail end of blood being cleaned from uterus (often in response to imbalance of Progesterone ; estrogen). ...Read more

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What does a brownish discharge mean after period finished?

What does a brownish discharge mean after period finished?

Don't worry: This brownish discharge is the final remnants of your periods. The final tiny bits of endometrial tissue that are being shed.It should stop soon. If not, see your doctor. ...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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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more