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Light Brown Discharge And Odor
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
I had my normal period about 7 days ago but i'm having dark and light brown discharge that has odor never happened before and sex partner is the same?
Discharge: You should consult your doctor. You may have been infected with a sexually transmitted disease. The same partner you have sexual relations with may have other partners you do not know about. ...Read more
Thick, dark brown discharge ONLY after sex, light brown watery discharge with odor morning after, fatigue, more hunger than usual, back pain, help??
I am on the paragard IUD and have been experiencing a very light-brown vaginal discharge, no odor. Is it abnormal?
It depends: If you just had it inserted, pelvic pain and brown discharge are normal. However, if you experience pain, cramping, bleeding or if the discharge does not stop, see your doctor for evaluation and an ultrasound. Your first two periods are most likely be heavier and with more cramps. ...Read more
I have light brown discharge with no odor, having cramps. Last period was 9/23-9/26. And I miss my birth control pills can that be the reason why ?
Testing needed: this could be infectious in origin, so get tested to be safe. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
I been having vaginal discharge light brown discharge with a slight odor for 5 months. What do I do? I'm on birth control
Vaginal infection: You probably have a bacterial vaginal infection that needs to be treated by a MD. ...Read more
brown discharge, light spotting, a bad odor. Sometimes worse than other times. Worse when peeing. Burning when urination
Light brown discharge with foul odor, very late for my period, and abdominal cramps. Any ideas on what's going on with my body?
Brown = blood: Brown discharge is usually old blood. It can have a certain odor. If the odor is more severe then you may have bacterial vaginosis which gives off a fish like odor. If your period is late then check a pregnancy test and if negative then see a doctor for irregular cycles. ...Read more
Light brown vaginal discharge no odor not pregnant and already had my period. Was on antibiotics for 1 week what could this be? Serious? HELP!
I have light red brown vaginal discharge and odor what can it be? I had unprotected sex a few weeks ago
I had protected sex two nights ago. Today I noticed light brown discharge when I wiped & no odor & I'm not irritated or anything. Could I be pregnant?
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and after intercourse this morning I noticed some light brown pinkish discharge with a slight odor, i'm worried what's going on?
Discharge/pregnant: Usually nothing at all, this is extremely common when pregnant. ...Read more
I got my period 4/15/15 and am on 3 month bc. I have a thick light brown odor discharge starting 1 day after having sex. Is not blood from last period?
Get if medically: Checked to ensure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
See your doctor.: This could be just old blood. It may be you lhave forgottren to remove a tampoon. This is a comon problem. ...Read more
Brown discharge a week before and after cycle, last about a day or so. No odor, minor discomfort. I am 47, what is this?
Menses irregular: There are several possibilities. Brown discharge is usually old blood discharged from the uterus and if you were 20 would suggest you ignore it absent other symptoms. At 47, however, it would be a good idea to go to your gynecologist and be examined to be certain nothing more serious is going on, and if so, catch it in the bud. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a nine weeks abortion done and almost 3 months have passed and i'm still having a brown discharge with a horrid odor, why?
Seek help: This could be lots of things- see your doctor. ...Read more
Today i had discomfort and found a tampon lodged up inside me. I have no clue how long its been there. I had nasty smelling odor and brown discharge. ?
Hello, I am having a brown discharge lately but with no odor, pain or no itchiness. I slept with my husband 4 days ago. Could u please advise me. Thank u?
Best to be checked: While it doesn't sound very serious or ominous, you clearly have some concerns that need to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Can't diagnose: But would recommend medical evaluation to rule out an infection. ...Read more
I have mirena (levonorgestrel) for 6 years. Recently started having stringy reddish brown discharge. What causes that? No odor, pain etc.
Mirena (levonorgestrel) side effects: Merina (levenorgestrel-releasing IUD) is indicated for intrauterine contraception up to 5 years. Your device has been there for 6 years. It also causes stringy brown discharge. Even it cause no pain or odor it is time to be examined by OBGYN specialist. Thank you and good luck!!! ...Read more
Is it normal to have light yellow brown discharge? I have it often and it has some odor to it. Tested neg for STIs. I'm 23, 139lbs. Decent diet.
Infection? BV?: The most common cause of increased vaginal discharge with odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. However, BV discharge usually is white or gray; "yellow brown" suggests other infection. Bet to be rechecked for STDs and other infections. Also be sure you are tested for trichomonas by the newer PCR test (the usual test, looking under a microscope, misses many). ...Read more
Brown discharge? No odor, no pain. Started 3 days after period ended & has continued for over a week now. Period expected in roughly 14 days. Help!?
You need an exam: If you were my pt is boca raton , fl, i would do an exam, cultures and blood work and an ultrasound , as you may have an infection, or it may be spotting from your hormones not being regulated, assuming you have a neg preg test if you are sexually active, or u could have an fibroid or endometrial polyp or other causes, assuming you have insurance all of these tests should be covered. ...Read more
Infection: It could be one of several types of infection. You need to get it checked out. It is possible that it isn't infectious, but you need to get it evaluated. ...Read more