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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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I have been taking lo loestrin fe for over 3 years now recently began missing periods at the controlled time and has dark brown discharge is this norm?

I have been taking lo loestrin fe for over 3 years now recently began missing periods at the controlled time and has dark brown discharge is this norm?

Can be on Lolo: Often times the longer u are on it the less au will even have a period or just some spotting since there is hardly any tissue build up on those pills which is normal for that pill, your gyn can always do an ultrasound to check everything and the endometrium should measure very thin. ...Read more

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I have been taking clindamycin for a couple days now and I'm on loestrin birth control and last night I just got a little of brown discharge. This mor?

I have been taking clindamycin for a couple days now and I'm on loestrin birth control and last night I just got a little of brown discharge. This mor?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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My gf have had brownish discharge for 2 days now. Today, the second day, it was more than yesterday. What could it be? She's on loestrin fe 1/20

My gf have had brownish discharge for 2 days now. Today, the second day, it was more than yesterday. What could it be? She's on loestrin fe 1/20

Vag dc: Would need to know what day of her cycle she is on? Where is she in her loestrin fe pill pack? Any other symptoms other than the discharge? All of these questions most helpful in trying to give you best answer to your question. Most likely some slight anovulatory bleeding. If it continues, see gyn provider. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Brownish discharge after masturbation--on lo loestrin pill for pcos, still virgin. Is there something wrong?

Brownish discharge after masturbation--on lo loestrin pill for pcos, still virgin. Is there something wrong?

Check w/GYN: Remember, ocp's don't treat the underlying problem of Insulin resistance, which is what causes pcos. Diet, exercise, weight loss and metformin do. They can often restore normal menses and even fertility in many women. ...Read more

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On loestrin for 4 months. 3rd month no period & 4th month a little pink& brown discharge. Sexually active with bf but with condom & no ejac. Pregnant?

On loestrin for 4 months. 3rd month no period & 4th month a little pink& brown discharge. Sexually active with bf but with condom & no ejac. Pregnant?

Probably not: It is quite common to have lighter periods when on ocp's. If you are having any spotting or bleeding at all during the last week of the pills, it is normal. It is also normal to occasuonally skip a period when on ocp's, but when this happens you should take a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

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Very light pink, somewhat creamy vaginal discharge. No itching or irritation, no clumpiness. Have been on loestrin bc 5 months. Unusual

Very light pink, somewhat creamy vaginal discharge. No itching or irritation, no clumpiness. Have been on loestrin bc 5 months. Unusual

See an OB/GYN: Without more information and the ability to exam you and the discharge impossible to diagnose. Go and get seen. Hope all has cleared up quickly. ...Read more

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I am on lo loestrin fe but sometimes I have clear discharge with period like cramping sometimes after having sex why is this?

I am on lo loestrin fe but sometimes I have clear discharge with period like cramping sometimes after having sex why is this?

Depends, condoms?: Clear discharge can be normal. If not using condoms, it's probably the ejaculate. If using them, it's just normal vaginal secretions.
Good Luck ...Read more

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5 days ago. Took lo loestrin blue pills as an emergency contraception. I can't afford plan b.Been spotting blood with a clear discharge. Am I pregnant?

5 days ago. Took lo loestrin blue pills as an emergency contraception. I can't afford plan b.Been spotting blood with a clear discharge. Am I pregnant?

Emergency: Contraceptives side effects can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. So, your spotting does not mean that you are pregnant. The only 100% way that a woman knows she is not pregnant after taking an emergency contraceptive is when she gets her actual period. Take care. ...Read more

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Cramping, discharge, back pain, achy breasts two weeks before period on birth control? I have been on Lo Loestrin for 5 months now.

Cramping, discharge, back pain, achy breasts two weeks before period on birth control? I have been on Lo Loestrin for 5 months now.

See a gynecologist.: Your symptoms indicate that you probably have an infection that we call pelvic inflammatory disease. Sometimes hormonal imbalance can cause these symptoms too. The best thing to do would be to go and see a gynecologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Cramping, white odorless discharge, back pain, achy breasts two weeks before period on birth control? I have been on Lo Loestrin for 5 months now.

Cramping, white odorless discharge, back pain, achy breasts two weeks before period on birth control? I have been on Lo Loestrin for 5 months now.

Premenstrual may be?: This could be constellation of premenstruation symptoms talk to your doctor about management, I am available for second opinion if you want to consult me ...Read more

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I have dark brown vaginal discharge for weeks now and I missed my last month menstruation, cos I stopped my oral contraceptive pills. Not sexuallyactive?

I have dark brown vaginal discharge for weeks now and I missed my last month menstruation, cos I stopped my oral contraceptive pills. Not sexuallyactive?

Brown = old blood: 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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I had a dark brown discharge since yesterday when there is still 4 more days for periods. Am 24 years old and We are preparing for a baby.

I had a dark brown discharge since yesterday when there is still 4 more days for periods. Am 24 years old and We are preparing for a baby.

Possibly normal: I am uncertain if you mean that the spotting occurs before or during your menses. If the brown discharge is occurring during your menses, it may represent old blood. If you have brown discharge 4 days before your menses, a very common cause is bacterial overgrowth, called bacterial vaginosis (BV). Other symptoms of BV are itching, discomfort, and foul odor. ...Read more

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What is brown discharge mean?

What is brown discharge mean?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of brown discharge?

What is the cause of brown discharge?

Old blood most: Likely; assuming you are speaking of discharge from lungs, bladder or vagina; discharge site not specified. Blood, after a time, & a bit diluted looks brown from the iron and heme in hemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is medication of brown discharge?

What is medication of brown discharge?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. There isn't necessarily a medication require to treat it. However, it you have been experiencing menstrual irregularities check with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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