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Is It Normal To Have Brown Discharge
Not usually: Your question is fairly non-specific as you can have "discharge" from several places, like the nose or the ear or others. Bloody discharge is not normal from these or others. For women, it could be normal if having vaginal discharge related to period. If you provide a little more specifics, we'll be better able to provide you the information you need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Discharge: no absolutely not. You need to have an exam and cultures to see whats going on. ...Read more
Common: That should not represent a problem. It is pretty common. ...Read more
Cesarean: This is hard to answer. Depends on your exam, symptoms, medical history, and the reason for your cesarean. You should discuss with your ob. Brown discharge is not uncommon, but you should discuss your symptoms with your md to make sure you don't have an infection, retained placental fragments, or other issues which need to be addressed. ...Read more
Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infection. ...Read more
Get it checked.: Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be: Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be the start of your period. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
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
Yes: The vagina produces a thin whitish discharge as part of a normal cycle. It may be heavier at certain times during a cycle and less at others. If the discharge is a thick and sticky white and smells like yeast or you have itching or discomfort this could be a yeast infection. Start an oral probiotic 2 x daily to rebuild normal vaginal flora. You may also need to use an over the counter yeast med. ...Read more
No but: It's probably not to worry about either. If it stops soon, forget it, if it persists see a doctor. ...Read more
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