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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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Sudden irregular periods with brown discharge for two weeks. Pelvic scan normal, blood test showed low iron. Sexually inactive. Help ?

Sudden irregular periods with brown discharge for two weeks. Pelvic scan normal, blood test showed low iron. Sexually inactive. Help
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Common problem : 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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Would iron pills help irregular periods and often brown discharge?

Would iron pills help irregular periods and often brown discharge?

Depends...: iron pills would only be helpful if you actually have iron deficiency anemia. If you have heavy periods then you may develop iron deficiency anemia. Your doctor can do a blood test to determine of you have iron deficiency anemia so see your doctor for testing if you are concerned. Good luck!!! ...Read more

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I had sex 4days ago with my boyfriend&he felt some go in i usually have irregular periods but I have brown discharge am i pregnant?

I had sex 4days ago with my boyfriend&he felt some go in i usually have irregular periods but I have brown discharge am i pregnant?

Brown Discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus and is not an indicator of pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist >. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and starting yesterday morning, i had brown discharge when i wiped. Should i be worried?

I have irregular periods and starting yesterday morning, i had brown discharge when i wiped. Should i be worried?

Talk to your doctor.: The brown discharge is likely old blood/spotting and may be related to your irregular cycles. If you have irregular periods, you should talk to your doctor about this to see if you need medication to get them regulated. ...Read more

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Irregular periods 3 months late then brown discharge. What does this mean?

Irregular periods 3 months late then brown discharge. What does this mean?

Brown = blood: 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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Dysmenorrhea (Definition)

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Drainage (Definition)

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