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I have a smelly brown discharge after my period and i also have an iud.?

I have a smelly brown discharge after my period and i also have an iud.?

Bacterial vaginosis?: It sounds like you may have bacterial vaginosis. This will require testing with the doctor and then if confirmed treatment with antibiotics. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria it is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I m 18 and have brown smelly discharge after my period pain above and below my waist and lower back pains. Is this normal?

I m 18 and have brown smelly discharge after my period pain above and below my waist and lower back pains. Is this normal?

Maybe.: It is possible that the brown discharge is old blood and just spotting as your period ends. It is hard to say if this is normal without more history and an exam. As far as the back pain goes, some people have pain with periods which can include back pain - even shooting pain down their legs. Again, talk to your doctor about your symptoms so they can advise you appropriately. ...Read more

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There is brown watery smelly discharge after my period what is it?

There is brown watery smelly discharge after my period what is it?

Culture: that is likely a bacterial mixture. I advise you to get it cultured. It is likely there because u r vitamin D3 deficient. You will need enough vitamin D3 treatment to get to a level of 50-66 (not just 30). That usually requires about 5,000 units a day for 1year & then 5,000 u a day 5 days a week from then on. BUT 1st get your culture and D3 level checked. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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Went off period but brown discharge and its smelly what is it?

Went off period but brown discharge and its smelly  what is it?

Need eval: Brown discharge is usually old blood- but if there is an odor you may have an infection- go see your doctor for eval. ...Read more

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Guy's i apologize for all of these questions but i was wondering why i always seem to have a smelly period. My brown discharge afterwards smells foul.

Guy's i apologize for all of these questions but i was wondering why i always seem to have a smelly period. My brown discharge afterwards smells foul.

Do not be sorry: Get an evaluation and the smelly discharge tested to assure you do not have an infection. By getting an evaluation, you can get properly diagnosed and then treated, and all your questions will be answered. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am sexually active and am onbirth control. I got my period about 2 weeks ago & have now had a smelly brown discharge for a week. What could this be?

I am sexually active and am onbirth control. I got my period about 2 weeks ago & have now had a smelly brown discharge for a week. What could this be?

You may have an infe: You have smelly brown discharge which needs to be examined and cultured as you may have a vaginal infection, it is even more likely if you use tampoon get it checked and treated promptly and dont waste time. ...Read more

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My period started on nov 16 and ends on nov 22, i had sex on nov 24. On dec 3, i spotted with smelly brown discharge. Whats going on? Am i preg?

My period started on nov 16 and ends on  nov 22, i had sex on nov 24. On dec 3, i spotted with smelly brown discharge. Whats going on? Am i preg?

Unlikely: Day 1 of cycle is first day bleeding. Sex on day 8 not likely to catch egg on day 12-14. Preg not likely. Dschg may spotting assoc with ovulation bleeding, and small amount would not run out immed, instead mix with normal discharge and vaginal bacteria broke blood down from red to brown over 3-4 days; if odor from blood persists for 7-10 d, you might have a bacterial vaginosis -doc can fix. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on my period and took the morning after pill the next day however now there is a smelly brown discharge, how do I make it stop?

I had unprotected sex on my period and took the morning after pill the next day however now there is a smelly brown discharge, how do I make it stop?

Little you can do: It should go away on its own within a few days and there is really nothing you can or should do at this point. Do not douche. If it persists or the odor is particularly bad than you should be checked by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a dark brown discharge after my period is that ok ?

I have a dark brown discharge after my period is that ok ?

Yes: Brown equals old blood. If this is right after your period then you are just passing some of the blood that has been siting at the back of the vagina. ...Read more

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Can brown discharge count as a period?

Can brown discharge count as a period?

If at the time of : The anticipated period - it may be. 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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Why does the brown discharge come after a period.

Why does the brown discharge come after a period.

Decreased necrosis: The period is because of necrosis of endometrium......which slowly heals....to give brown discharge . If sexually active.....infection can do it also. ...Read more

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Can brown discharge be a sign of an upcoming period? Or should I be concerned

Can brown discharge be a sign of an upcoming period? Or should I be concerned

Brown = 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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Brown discharge a day after period?

Brown discharge a day after period?

Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleeding is not normal but may still be difficult to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Brown discharge first day of period?

Brown discharge first day of period?

Vaginal Discharge: The brown is probably some aged blood in the mucous...It may be left over from the last period. It could be some irritation of the cervix. If the menses is otherwise normal then this may not need to be worried about. ...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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