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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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Is vaginal discharge stopped before period? What about pregnancy before missed period is vaginal discharge stopped or increased?

Is vaginal discharge stopped before period? What about pregnancy before missed period is vaginal discharge stopped or increased?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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1 week late for period, negative hpt 4 days after missed period, milky white vaginal discharge?

1 week late for period, negative hpt 4 days after missed period, milky white vaginal discharge?

Variation: In periods are very common. Home pregnancy test 1 week after missed period are highly accurate. If suspicion of pregnancy is high and have symptoms to indicate pregnancy then seeing a physician for serum HCG or further evaluation will be indicated ...Read more

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Missed period, milky white vaginal discharge, slight cramping, sensitive breasts, heavily fatigued, mood swings, but 3 pregnancy tests are negative?

Missed period, milky white vaginal discharge, slight cramping, sensitive breasts, heavily fatigued, mood swings, but 3 pregnancy tests are negative?

Blood test: If you did the test correctly at 4-5 days after missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. To be sure you could get a blood test for HCG that would be decisive. You may repeat the hpt also. 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

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Have pcos, period every month since june 2013, oct 2013 missed period, a lot of vaginal discharge, home test (neg), could i be preg?

Have pcos, period every month since june 2013, oct 2013 missed period, a lot of vaginal discharge, home test (neg), could i  be preg?

Possibly: It could be too early in the pregnancy to detect with a urine test so you should take another test in a week or so if you haven't gotten a period. As you may know, one of the most common symptoms of pcos is irregular periods so that may be the reason you haven't had a period. ...Read more

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What is causing brown vaginal discharge after missed period?

What is causing brown vaginal discharge after missed period?

The brown discharge: Is most likely old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from your uterus. You may be having a hormonal imbalance. Take care. ...Read more

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Why am i getting brown vaginal discharge after 2 weeks of missed period?

Why am i getting brown vaginal discharge after 2 weeks of missed period?

Are you pregnant?: If your period is 2 weeks late, and your pregnancy test is negative, then you are probably getting your period. If there is an abnormal odor, pain, itching, or irritation, you might have an infection and you should see your doctor. At age 17, if you are not trying to get pregnant, you need to be on birth control and a condom if you are sexually active. Good luck. ...Read more

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Missed period by two months, multiple negative hpt's, abnormal vaginal discharge, what could be wrong?

Missed period by two months, multiple negative hpt's, abnormal vaginal discharge, what could be wrong?

Hormonal changes: Missing periods may be due to a range of hormonal problems such as pcos, thyroid dysfunction, or others. It would be wise to see your gynecologist for some hormonal blood tests at least. ...Read more

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Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg  blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more

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I have had a missed period, constant thick white vaginal discharge, neg home pregnancy test, mild abdominal cramps. What should I do?

I have had a missed period, constant thick white vaginal discharge, neg home pregnancy test, mild abdominal cramps. What should I do?

Gyn issue: I recommend going to see a primary care or Ob/Gyn physician. You need to be sure you don't have an infection. Also, sometimes a home pregnancy test may be wrong. An ultrasound may be needed, but a pelvic exam possibly with cultures should be considered as well as a blood pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

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No period, vaginal discharge/odour! Do I have an std? Help?

No period, vaginal discharge/odour! 
Do I have an std? Help?

Needs...: There is no way to tell this way. You would need an examination in person and testing or oder to find out. Get also a pregnancy test since you are late for your period. I would definitely suggest at this point that you see a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal brown vaginal discharge for 3 weeks but no period yet ?

I am experiencing  abnormal brown vaginal discharge for 3 weeks but no period yet


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Brown discharge: If you are "sexually active" and previous to the "3 weeks" have had regular menstrual periods, you may be pregnant. Get an HCG serum test for pregnancy, and see your healthcare provider. Sometimes at age 16, menstrual function is very irregular, which can cause the brown discharge you are reporting. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal discharge. And what have had tubes tied over 20 years ago and no period for at least 1 year what does that meancantube comeundone?

What causes vaginal discharge. And what have had tubes tied over 20 years ago and no period for at least 1 year what does that meancantube comeundone?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I have had brown vaginal discharge for two and a half months now and no period. What are possible causes?

I have had brown vaginal discharge for two and a half months now and no period. What are possible causes?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge is usually small amounts of oxidized blood. Imagine you cut yourself in the kitchen. At first it is bright red, the dark red, then a brown scab. This happens because the color change indicates oxidation of the hemoglobin in the blood. With vaginal discharge, the transit time from your uterus to the outside was long enough to allow oxidation. no ovulation, small amounts of blood. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge and no period when it's expected? Discharge occurred 2 weeks before expected period

Mid cycle bleeding: some women with spot a little when they ovulate. If this happens every month you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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It has been 13 days missed period.. I am now at 42 days without a period. Took 5 pregnancy tests and all came up negative. vaginal discharge?

It has been 13 days missed period.. I am now at 42 days without a period. Took 5 pregnancy tests and all came up negative. vaginal discharge?

Time to see doctor: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more