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So i have been told that it might be old blood my brown discharge,but i have it every day like a period,and it is brown and white?

So i have been told that it might be old blood my brown discharge,but i have it every day like a period,and it is brown and white?

Vaginal discharge: if you have brown vaginal discharge, you might have a cervical infection or vaginal infection that causes bleeding from the vagina. It can also be a sign of cervical cancer or other sexually transmitted diseases. See your health care provider for a pelvic exam and STD testing as well as evaluation for a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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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 am 20yrs old. Haven't had a period in 6months. Today i thought I had started it. But the blood just comes with the discharge. What could be wrong?

I am 20yrs old. Haven't had a period in 6months.  Today i thought I had started it. But the blood just comes with the discharge. What could be wrong?

Hormone inbalance: Do a pregnancy test to exclude pregnancy. You likely have a hormone inbalance, most common Polycystic Ovaries (PCOS). See your doctor for an evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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I just had a discharge that looked dark brown and kinda sicky could this be old blood seekng IV not have a period in over a yr I just had a exam 2day?

I just had a discharge that looked  dark brown and kinda sicky could this be old blood seekng IV not have a period in over a yr I just had a exam 2day?

From the exam?: It is certainly possible this bleeding is from your recent exam. Slight spotting with a pap smear is very common. Tell you gynecologist that you are not having menses so he/she can determine the cause. ...Read more

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43 ur old female, dark discharge after period. Why?

43 ur old female, dark discharge after period. Why?

Cleaning the Uterus: Sometimes the uterus has old de-oxygenated blood to rid itself of. This is dark or brown discharge and is a common post period process. ...Read more

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Old blood when wipe for a week after period. Should i be worried?

Vaginal blood: It is not uncommon for a small amount of menstrual blood, usually as a small clot, to get retained in the vagina during a normal period. This will then flow out as a thin brownish discharge up to a week later. This is completely harmless. If you are not having any other symptoms, there is no need to be concerned. ...Read more

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Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. old blood?

Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. old blood?

Dark period: It could sometimes there is variation in the period, it could start dark and go to regular bleeding. If it persists for more that 102 days check a urine /blood HCG and seek medical attention ...Read more

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I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

See your gyn: If it is the time of your regular period, it may just be a light period, part of perimenopausal changes. If it is not at the time of your period, you may been an endometrial biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I heard brown discharge is old blood. I understand it comes before or after period, but what is the cause of it lasting for a few weeks?

I heard brown discharge is old blood. I understand it comes before or after period, but what is the cause of it lasting for a few weeks?

Evaluation: Any prolonged bleeding needs further evaluation. The evaluation can include hormonal evaluation, pelvic sonography, and endometrial biopsy. An evaluation by your doctor can help decide which steps are needed. ...Read more

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I had my thyroid removed in feb. 2014 i havent had a period since May 2014 im 31 years old and about two weeks ago i had some blood tingled discharge ?

I had my thyroid removed in feb. 2014 i havent had a period since May 2014 im 31 years old and about two weeks ago i had some blood tingled discharge ?

Thyroid checkup: Your surgeon or general MD must re-check your TSH blood test to be sure that your replacement thyroid hormone pill dose is accurate as it will otherwise affect the frequency and duration of your period if it is not normal. ...Read more