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Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Need more info: If you are on the pill breakthrough spotting is a common effect, especially if you are forgetful about taking the pill on time. If you aren't it could be coinciding with ovulation. ...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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Irregular light periods dark clumpy blood?

Irregular light periods dark clumpy blood?

Common complaint: 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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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Both the light: Pink ; brown discharges may be blood. Brown usually equates to older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?

Probably normal: Dark brown discharge is just old blood. The first thing to rule out is always pregnancy. If that's negative then you probably have a hormone imbalance making your periods irregular. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood cramps no period?

Dark brown blood: Can be old, deoxygenated blood - this may be your period. ...Read more

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Thick brown discharge before my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. In this case, it might be the start of your period. ...Read more

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Latee period, dark brown spotting, light bleeding, mild cramping?

Latee period, dark brown spotting, light bleeding, mild cramping?

Weakness, irreg per.: Suggest you do home pregnancy test to be sure you are not pregnant, if you have had unprotected sexual activity. ...Read more

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Menstral period light pink in colour?

Menstral  period light pink in colour?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Pink & brown blood discharge from vagina?

Does it itch or burn: If it itches or burns it could be sign of an infection. If could be an ovulatory bleed if you are midcycle. ...Read more

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Red colour blood spotting on 7th day after sex and brown coloured creamy discharge?

Red colour blood spotting on 7th day after sex and brown coloured creamy discharge?

Clarify- see doctor: First question-you describe what sounds like a typical vaginal complaint but you list yourself as male. If you actually are male, you need to see a doctor right away if you are having blood and any kind of discharge from your penis. If you are female, this could be signs of a vaginal infection. Also, is there a possibility there is a retained tampon in your vagina?Also consider an STD-need testing ...Read more

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Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Not unusual: Ovulation is an inflammatory process. The inflammatory chemicals (prostaglandins) may cause some instability in the uterine lining resulting in spotting. This would show up as a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

I have dark yellow urine and dark vaginal discharge?

Vaginal Discharge.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then It is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation & accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Last period sep12012 having brown almost black discharge since friday just wiped dark dark almost black with a lil red color ?

Last period sep12012 having brown almost black discharge since friday just wiped dark dark almost black with a lil red color ?

Early period: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If you are unsure if you are pregnant then check a test today. ...Read more

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Irregular periods, watery discharge, light bleeding In between period, red sometimes red/orange color. ?

Irregular periods, watery discharge, light bleeding In between period, red sometimes red/orange color.
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GYN EVAL: You need an evaluation by a GYNECOLOGIST. These symptoms could represent a GYN and/or GENERAL MEdical problem for example Iron Deficiency! Start witha General Checkup! Don't wait! Good Luck Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Light green discharge before period, help?

Light green discharge before period, help?

d/c: A trichomoniasis vaginalis parasitic infection can lead to frothing, greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more