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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Reddish light brown discharge with foul odor, should I be concerned?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Reddish light brown discharge with foul odor, should I be concerned?

Yes- foul odor: 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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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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?

Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Frances Ilozue
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Thick, dark brown discharge ONLY after sex, light brown watery discharge with odor morning after, fatigue, more hunger than usual, back pain, help??

Dr. Frances Ilozue
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Thick, dark brown discharge ONLY after sex, light brown watery discharge with odor morning after, fatigue, more hunger than usual, back pain, help??

Get a GYN check up: Schedule a visit with your primary or Gyn doctor to determine if you need treatment for bacterial infection. You may also need to get a PAP smear if you've not done one yet. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Light brown discharge with foul odor, very late for my period, and abdominal cramps. Any ideas on what's going on with my body?

Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Matthew Wilson
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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 ?

Dr. Matthew Wilson
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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 ?

Yes: missing pills can cause abnormal bleeding or pregnancy. Take 2 per day until you get caught up and use condoms until your next period. ...Read more

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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
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I am on the paragard IUD and have been experiencing a very light-brown vaginal discharge, no odor. Is it abnormal?

Dr. Pouya Shafipour
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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

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Dr. Claudette Anderson
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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!

Dr. Claudette Anderson
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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!

Don't panic: Spotting can occur immediately postmenstrually to a few days after or as a result of some inflation at the cervix.If on the pill .antibiotic interAction with hormone ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I am having a little light brown discharge with a small odor. I do not have any other symptoms.

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Testing needed: this could be infectious in origin, so get tested to be safe. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Alireza Raboubi
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Light brown discharge with a small odor...

Dr. Alireza Raboubi
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Light brown discharge with a small odor...

See your doctor: will need pelvic examination including pregnancy testing along with STI testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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I been having vaginal discharge light brown discharge with a slight odor for 5 months. What do I do? I'm on birth control

Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Vaginal infection: You probably have a bacterial vaginal infection that needs to be treated by a MD. ...Read more

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