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Light Pink Orange Discharge
My period is irregular. Yesterday I had clear watery discharge that smelled like how I smell during sex but stronger, now light pink/orange discharge?
Get tested: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
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
Why am I having light pink/orange discharge when I wipe? I am on the depo shot but missed one in may, unprotected sex in July but got another on August. Now spotting on and off with negative pregnancy test but stomach getting big and hard
When in doubt: Just check pregnancy test again. And if you are still not bleeding normally and first pregnancy test was negative, check it again in 1 week. But it is not likely that you are pregnant given significant bleeding. However the timing of the unprotected intercourse is worrisome as it occurred right when you were very vulnerable, and the Depo shot in August likely did not help prevent the pregnancy. ...Read more
I haven't had a period since march 5 and for the past week I have had a light pink to a light orange discharge pregnacy test say negative what is it?
I just got a pink discharge last night and today morning also but after sometime it turned orange is it normal?
Not normal, see doc: Any abnormal or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. There are many potential causes, but colored discharge often is due to infection, including STDs -- depending, of course, on risk such as new partner, partner with other partners, etc. ...Read more
Hi, I have my normal clear/whiyish discharge. But on top of it was a bright orange/pink discharge. Any ideas?
Menses?: The pink may be from early sign of your period coming. Orange is unusual. If your discharge is itchy or smelly or you have had unprotected sex and are at risk for a sexually transmitted infection, please go get an evaluation. If you are not having sex, not putting things in your vagina and not itchy, I would not be worried ...Read more
Brown discharge with some orange and pink color to it when I wipe, are these signs of an oncoming period?
COULD BE: You are entering the perimenopausal time probably, but many things can cause bloody discharge. When it is brown that is usually old blood mixed in it. I would check a pregnancy test and then you probably should be seen. We have funky periods in our perimenopausal time of life, but there could also be a problem. ...Read more
Tan orange pink light colored discharge? After I run what could it be? Is it normal to spot after workouts?
Get checked: You need to be sure you don't have an infection or hormonal imbalance causing your discharge. Sometimes your cycles will change when you exercise a lot and this may cause spotting or discharge. See your doctor and get checked to be sure. Good luck! ...Read more
I am now 5 days late and earlier today got a dark orange discharge just once &light pink discharge, no bright red blood or color. Symptoms for 3wks?
If you had unprotected sex since our last period, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
For the past 5 days had lots of heavy discharge I thought it was me due for period, had spotting of orange/pink colour what could it be? Lasted 20 mins
Old dried blood: Sounds like it is just old dried blood that is a remnant from the previous period. This can happen from time to time. If this continues to occur for more than a week then I would advise you see a doctor for a check up. ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks and a day pregnant and after having intercourse I had a pink/orange discharge. What does this mean?
Nothing bad: This is common after intercourse, and probably represents very light bleeding or irritation from the cervix after trauma from intercourse. It is harmless. ...Read more
3 days after having sex I started having slight cramps n now I have orange /pink discharge what does that mean?
Suppose to get my period 2day, didn't, after sex I wiped and had pink and orange discharge thought my period was comin put n tampon but hurts what wrong?
I ended my period 3 days ago it was very light colored and ranged from pink to orange in color. Now I have brown discharge & pain near rib. Normal?
Yesterday I had orange pink discharge with little amount of blood, today it was brown, & now it's red (blood) I have never had my period & I'm a virgin?
I used Monistat 1 (tioconazole) day treatment (ovule). I've been experiencing a slight pink maybe orange discharge that is very dry, clumpy, and pasty. What is it?
Blood: It's probably a combination of a little blood and the medicine. Give it a few days to clear. It does not sound like anything serious. ...Read more
I have a wart from HPV, but also feel pain in my vagina, had pink discharge for 2 days and orange after that. Today I found small white sores.
I've had a lot of mucus discharge and now it's accompanied with orange/pink bleeding. It's very light. Mirena for 3 years. Normal period symptoms also.
I have a pink/orange discharge which I got after the brown discharge after my period. The dr gave me metronidazole but did not work. What could it be?
Had un protected sex 9 days ago today when I wiped had pinkish orange discharge what does that mean?
Discharge: If you are not due for your period see your doctor to find a cause. ...Read more
I have had a light pinkish orange discharge for a fee days now when I wipe what could this be? I'm to embaresd and scared to go see a dr please help
Do not fear doctor: Dear Rebecca960, real source of your sense of embarrassment and scariness is not doctor. You rather fear that reason for your visit may become known to other people. My advise is to find a doctor who you can trust and see him. You have to know that doctors not only treat patients, they also protect patients. ...Read more