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Pink Clumpy Discharge
Had unprotected intercourse 2 days ago, I was on the end of my period. Today had a pink clumpy discharge with an odor, what is this??
Old blood? STD?: There are many causes of abnormal vaginal discharge. Maybe just old menstrual blood. Two days is a bit soon for symptoms from a new STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas, but these still might be possible, depending on your and your partner's STD risks. If it persists a couple more days, definitely get examined. See a doctor immediately if you also get fever or abdominal or pelvic pain. ...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
I have been experiencing red/pink clumpy vaginal discharge for the past few days now. It is almost like pellets of discharge.?
Need exam: I will see my obgyn to make sure there is no vaginal infection ...Read more
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
There is likely: Blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more
I've had brownish discharge for two days. Then the next day when I wiped, it was pink so I put on a pad. The next morning the pad was clean.?
I usually have 32 day cycles but on day 27 I noticed brown/pink tinged discharge when I wiped for 5 days (no need for a pad). What could this be?
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, if you have sex. ...Read more
More info: Many reasons. If persistant see your doc. ...Read more
Needs exam to tell: It is very difficult to tell you what it is without visual exam and feel of it. If it is bothering you see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends: Most commonly in a young woman on depo, changes in your vaginal bleeding patterns are common. More info on your cycle, your meds and so on needed. However, if the discharge is associated with pain, fever, or pus it would suggest an infection. Especially if new, or concerning (which it obviously is) best to see someone for a better history and exam. ...Read more
Yes, normal: Yes, it is normal. When a period ends, the blood flow is minimal and can result in a brownish discharge. ...Read more
A few things: Normally a pinkish brown discharge is associated with old endometrial tissues, but cases may differ and lots of things can make this happen. Pink color is a sign of fresh shedding of the uterine lining. Brown means that during the last menses the entire uterine lining failed to make a timely exit. Possible causes:ovulation problems, puberty, birth control medicines. ...Read more
I am currently being treated for chlymidia and I have noticed my discharge is pink, is this normal?
Had a cycle on November 20th-24th and now im having light pink discharge which started today help please?
Ans: Not abnormal to have an irregular billed or sporting. Now check a pregnancy test. If negative just wait and see how the next cycle is. The body should regulate itself. If still have issues then time to see your doctor ...Read more
Started pill after baby and in 3rd week of pill feel pink discharge and spoting. Is it normal or must go to dr?
Pill: Birth control pills may cause this. Consult you doctor for an appropriate advice. ...Read more
I had my menstrual about the day to go and I got up this morning and white pink like discharge but now its gone?
Probably normal: It is most probably normal if it has stopped than you need not do anything. ...Read more