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Had protected sex week ago. Having brown/ red discharge with odor. Period went off around 7th. What can it be?

Had protected sex week ago. Having brown/ red discharge with odor. Period went off around 7th. What can it be?

By protected do you: Mean protected from conception or infection? At age 46, it is common to have fluctuations in hormone levels that can lead to spotting between periods. But the odor makes me a little more concerned this could be an infection...contraception wouldn't impact this, but use of condom should be relatively effective. I think you would be best served to see your Doc for evaluation/diagnosis. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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 had a orangish red discharge and my period is one week early. What do you think it is?

I had a orangish red discharge and my period is one week early. What do you think it is?

Discharge: You need to have a pelvic exam and culture of the discharge;however, this sounds like a mixture of blood and vaginal mucous. ...Read more

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I've had a brown/red discharge after my period for the past couple of months. I quit bleeding and a couple days later this happens. I'm a virgin.

I've had a brown/red discharge after my period for the past couple of months. I quit bleeding and a couple days later this happens. I'm a virgin.

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. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What causes red thick discharge during period?

What causes red thick discharge during period?

Color of: menstrual blood is usually not clinically significant. Shedding of endometrial tissue could cause thickened d/c. ...Read more

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Why do I have dark red stretchy discharge after my period?

Why do I have dark red stretchy discharge after my period?

Normal...: After period there is still few " left over " red blood cells and when mixed with normal vaginal mucus it can create impression as browning mucous discharge. There is no worry unless have some vaginal discomfort or other concern. Avoid duchess - it disturbs normal vaginal pH and flora (lactobacillus) and can invite more egressive bacterias or yeast. maintain healthy diet and personal hygiene. ...Read more

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Had blown, red discharge for a month. Period-like bleeding started on 15th pill and continued over a week. Wake up to pain every morning. Normal?

Had blown, red discharge for a month. Period-like bleeding started on 15th pill and continued over a week. Wake up to pain every morning. Normal?

Not normal: Daily pain is not normal. If you are late to take a pill, then that might account for abnormal bleeding/spotting, but not severe pain. Please see your doctor if your pain is severe. If the pain is mild, then you may want to wait until this cycle is over and see what happens after your next period. Also, irregular bleeding is common during first few packs of pills. ...Read more

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Cramping with on and off brown and red discharge. My period is late as well.

Cramping with on and off brown and red discharge. My period is late as well.

Many reasons: There are many reasons - pregnancy, hormonal issue, ovarian cyst to name a few. If you don't get a real period in a day or two see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had sex exactly a week from today and yesterday and today I have experienced a brownish/ red discharge. My period also ended a week ago am I preg?

I had sex exactly a week from today and yesterday and today I have experienced a brownish/ red discharge. My period also ended a week ago am I preg?

Too soon: It is too soon to tell, either take morning after pill, if you do not want to get pregnant.
if you are still concern after a week, take a home pregnancy test.more concern see a doc.
if you are planning to get pregnant, keep practicing.
if you are not planning to get pregnant, practice safe sex, there is more serious medical problem could happen besides pregnancy.
you are too young, stay safe. ...Read more

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I just had a baby 9 weeks ago im taking b.C pills, I have brown, red discharge, is that my period? I'm not sure coz I have unprotected sex 3 weeks ago.

I just had a baby 9 weeks ago im taking b.C pills, I have brown, red discharge, is that my period? I'm not sure coz I have unprotected sex 3 weeks ago.

Get a checkup: Could be normal, but very much worth a checkup to look for infection, retained placental fragment, fibroid, or other problems. ...Read more

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I have a very light red watery discharge my period not due till 2 week. No STI what else could this be? Had a lil pain on one side when I started

I have a very light red watery discharge my period not due till 2 week. No STI what else could this be? Had a lil pain on one side when I started

Sometimes: People will spot with ovulation. This will last for several days and occurs around 2 weeks before the next period is due. If the spotting goes on for much longer your hormones may be off that cycle. If you bleed longer and have pain this might mean an infection in the uterus. ...Read more

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Green vaginal discharge. Redness inside vagina. Period is 3 days late (Never late). Period pain and intense lower back pain. I am worried.

Green vaginal discharge. Redness inside vagina. Period is 3 days late (Never late). Period pain and intense lower back pain. I am worried.

Symptoms concerning.: Green vaginal discharge may be coming from the vagina or the cervix. So your vaginal symptoms may represent infection. If there is an infection, your cramping/ pain may be related to the infection. ...Read more

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Having light pink/red discharge a day after heavy period is over. Is that normal?

Having light pink/red discharge a day after heavy period is over. Is that normal?

Yes could be: It is most likely remnant of your period. Monitor is the next couple of days ...Read more

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I have been having dark brown/red discharge one week after my period. It has been going on for 4 days now. What can this mean?

I have been having dark brown/red discharge one week after my period. It has been going on for 4 days now. What can this mean?

Pregnant?: Obtain a home pregnancy test. They turn positive at about the time your next expected period would begin. If negative, repeat in one week. ...Read more

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Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

You need a: Reliable form of birth control. Plan B is an emergency contraceptive - not a regular oral contraceptive. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr since your period is already over 7 days late. ...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