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I've been off my period for a week & I'm having light pink discharge. no pain. slight odor. what could it be?

I've been off my period for a week & I'm having light pink discharge. no pain. slight odor. what could it be?

See your doctor: There are many causes of vaginal discharge -- the most likely depend on information not provided, like age, sexual lifestyle (STD risk), and so on. Pink color tends to suggest infection, e.g. gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas; odor suggests bacterial vaginosis (bacteral overgrowth) or trichomonas. See a doctor ASAP. If at risk for STDs, your partner(s) also should be checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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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Ended period monday, dark brown and now light red/pink clear discharge? No odor just mucus like discharge. Slight pain by ovary area on both sides.

Ended period monday, dark brown and now light red/pink clear discharge? No odor just mucus like discharge. Slight pain by ovary area on both sides.

Vaginal discharge: I would say your best bet is to watch. If it gets better and goes away, then you are fine. If it increases or pain gets worse, have it addressed by your doc. ...Read more

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Light pink thick mucous discharge with odor every month at the end of cycle. I have been tested for bacterial infections and stis all came back negati?

Vaginal discharge: Did the tests include bacterial vaginosis, mycoplasma, ureoplasma, - usually tests are for gonorrhea, chalmydia. For bacterial vaginosis need flagyl 500 2 x/day x 7 no alcohol for mycoplasma, ureoplasma need zithromax 500 day 1 then 250 for 4 days it may also just be a variant due to hormones. since it resolves spontaneously, odor can be blood f/u with doc/urgent care ...Read more

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I have had abdominal pain that last for two days i started a period it ended now I have light pink discharge that has an odor what might that mean?

I have had abdominal pain that last for two days i started a period it ended now I have light pink discharge that has an odor what might that mean?

Infection: A discharge with an odor and a history of pain may be the symptoms of an infection in your vaginal/pelvic area. Get an evaluation and some testing, best wishes. ...Read more

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I am 4 weeks on bedrest yesterday pink discharge with odor. Today bright red blood when wipe now it stopped any suggestions?

I am 4 weeks on bedrest yesterday pink discharge with odor. Today bright red blood when wipe now it stopped any suggestions?

See your MD: You should contact or see your MD. they might want to check blood levels to see if everything is ok. If you're 4 weeks, an ultrasound wouldn't be helpful yet. ...Read more

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What could be causing this pink, fishy odor discharge?

What could be causing this pink, fishy odor discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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I am experiencing itchiness in my vaginal area along with pink discharge and some brown as well. I noticed a distinct metal odor as well.

May be normal: You could have a physiologic discharge related to your menstrual cycle. The metal odor and pink discharge may be small amount of blood that you are sensing. However, any discharge that is out of the ordinary for you should be checked out as it may also be a sign of an infection. ...Read more

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