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What is a smelly discharge after your period?

What is a smelly discharge after your period?

Vaginal odor: Blood in vagina gets broken down into into products which gives the odor off when interacting with normal vaginal bacteria.If odor persists with discharge, one must rule out retained tampon or other vaginal infections needing treatment like bacterial vaginosis. ...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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White smelly discharge after my period?

White smelly discharge after my period?

Vaginitis: Sounds like a vaginal infection, but which one cannot be guessed at without an exam. See your ob/gyn doctor. ...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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Do your vagina have a smelly brown discharge after period?

Do your vagina have a smelly brown discharge after period?

malodorous discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. However, would not anticipate that it would be foul smelling. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I've had smelly discharge after my period for the the past 2 months. And it happens all the time i could be at school and its in my panties. Why?

I've had smelly discharge after my period  for the the past 2 months. And it happens all the time i could be at school and  its in my panties. Why?

An infection: A retained tampon can cause abad odor but it is more likely to have an infection with bacterial vaginosis. Not serious and easily treatable. ...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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What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

Brown discharge: Most often brown discharge after a period is old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It might have a slight odor but usually would not expect extreme malodor. ...Read more

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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

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Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean ?

Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days  what dose that mean ?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted. ...Read more

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Its been a few days after my period and I am now having brown smelly discharge?

Its been a few days after my period and I am now having brown smelly discharge?

See an OB/GYN: This may be bacterial vaginitis, easily treated after appropriate exam and diagnosis. Go see somebody and get better. ...Read more

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I have a brown smelly discharge and im not sure what it is, my period was about a week and a half-2 weeks ago, and I'm a virgin, please help?

Possible BV: It is possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a change in the balance of bacteria in the vagina. This can be brought on my douching or using vaginal washes. It could also be a change in your discharge from ovulation. Usually discharge is thin, clear and abundant around the time you ovulate, but not brown. Get checked out by your doctor, PA, CNM or NP. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage about a month ago but I've been having smelly discharge is this normal? I also haven't had a period yet.

I had a miscarriage about a month ago but I've been having smelly discharge is this normal? I also haven't had a period yet.

Maybe: After pregnancy, miscarriage, or vaginal/uterine surgery it is not unusual to get a discharge until healed. Often this discharge will have an odor because of blood/old blood and bacteria in the discharge. To be safe have this evaluated by doctor. However if associated with any fever, chills, dizziness, nause/vomitting, abdominal pain, bleeding, then follow up ASAP ...Read more

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I have brown smelly discharge for two days aftermy periods the smell is so foul howcan i treat this?

Bacterial overgrowth: Unless this is accompanied with pain, this may be a result of simple bacterial overgrowth. Retained tampon should be checked for, especially if this is accompanied by vaginal or pelvic pain. Pain should lead you to be checked by your physician. ...Read more

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I've had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years, (3rd in my life) I never have issues or periods, until i started brownish non-smelly discharge and cramping? whats up?

I've had a Mirena (levonorgestrel) for 4 years, (3rd in my life) I never have issues or periods, until i started brownish non-smelly discharge and cramping? whats up?

Need examination: I believe the best option for you since this sounds like something completely different from what you're used to experiencing is to call your doctor for a checkup. They may wish to get both vaginal as well as urine cultures performed and just do a checkup of IUD placement etc. Questions- www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more