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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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Light period and brown discharge in place of period. I'm not pregnant or sexually active?

Light period and brown discharge in place of period. I'm not pregnant or sexually active?

Need more info: This is a sign of several problems from infection or hormonal imbalance or ovarian problem. You should consult with your OB/GYN to find out the source of your complaint. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex everyday my last period was march 5 april 2 got blood and brown discharge its a light period unusual brown discharge. Blood clots?

Had unprotected sex everyday my last period was march 5 april 2 got blood and brown discharge its a light period unusual brown discharge. Blood clots?

Pregnancy test?: If you've been having unprotected sex, you'll want to run a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate and turn positive 14 days after conception. Use first urine of the morning for best accuracy in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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50 days since last period. Light brown discharge 2 weeks after period. Negative test result. What could be the problem?

50 days since last period. Light brown discharge 2 weeks after period. Negative test result. What could be the problem?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you may miss a menses. Despite a negative pregnancy test, you could still be pregnant. To be certain, consider having a more sensitive pregnancy test called a quantitative beta HCG by a medical provider. Other reasons for missing a menses could be stress, missing an ovulation, new medications, weight loss or weight gain, travel, or an underlying illness. ...Read more

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My period is on a 28 day cycle for the months dec it was late 4days this month late 10days then 5day period light w/ light brown discharge 2days after?

My period is on a 28 day cycle for the months dec it was late 4days this month late 10days then 5day period light w/ light brown discharge 2days after?

Irregular periods: 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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Took Plan B week before period. Light brown discharge on day of period. Today 3rd day has become a little darker and a lot more. Preg or period?

Took Plan B week before period. Light brown discharge on day of period. Today 3rd day has become a little darker and a lot more. Preg or period?

Take a test.: If this doesn't sort itself out, you will undoubtedly want to take a pregnancy test. Don't just assume that because you have taken plan b, you couldn't possibly be pregnant. While Plan B is safe and helpful, it might be time to get on a regular birth control method. Who needs the stress? Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Hi i am 7 days late its been 44 days since the start of my last cycle, i am always on point with 28 to 30 day cycles..i have absolutely no symptoms of a period and light brown discharge today with negative test results, what could be going on?

Hi i am 7 days late its been 44 days since the start of my last cycle, i am always on point with 28 to 30 day cycles..i have absolutely no symptoms of a period and light brown discharge today with negative test results, what could be going on?

Anovulatory cycles: during which an egg is not released, are common and can cause menstrual irregularity or a missed period. Anovulatory cycles are especially common in young women, and 1-2 anovulatory cycles/year is considered normal. Almost all women miss a period at some time in their lives without an apparent reason. Urine pregnancy tests are very reliable and it is unlikely that you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Healthy but had late, light period with thick brown discharge and upper left abdomen pain?

Healthy but had late, light period with thick brown discharge and upper left abdomen pain?

Late menses: Pain associated with an abnormal period might be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy. You should be seen by your gyn and have a preg test, and possibly a sonogram. ...Read more