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Doctor insights on: Smelly Discharge After Pregnancy

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I skipped my period and I'm having a smelly vaginal discharge and my sexual partner didn't have any diseases. Took a pregnancy test and was negative?

I skipped my period and I'm having a smelly vaginal discharge and my sexual partner didn't have any diseases. Took a pregnancy test and was negative?

Bacterial vaginosis : The skipped period is more than likely unrelated and there are multiple explanations for this outside of pregnancy. A foul discharge also may have different etiologies. Best to see a physician. ...Read more

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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. 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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Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Smelly discharge what drug should I take?

Needs eval.: 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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Smelly discharge with mucus and bloodstains everyday?

Smelly discharge with mucus and bloodstains everyday?

Vaginal Discharge?: A malodorous vaginal discharge warrants medical evaluation. An infection is likely which might be sexually transmitted if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has smelly discharge but I have no symptoms what could this be?

My girlfriend has smelly discharge  but I have no symptoms what could this be?

Discharge: Std's can cause smelly discharge, specially trichomona, you may not have any symptoms and still have an std, so both you and your girlfriend should go and see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had cryosurgery and now I have smelly discharge. Is this normal?

I had cryosurgery and now I have smelly discharge. Is this normal?

Cryosurgery: The cryotherapy destroys some tissue, and as the tissue peels off or sloughs, there may be a smell. It would be more helpful is you would share what was treated with cryotherapy. ...Read more

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Does fibroids cause smelly discharge?

Possibly: Fibroids within the uterus, called submucous fibroids, can lead to an abnormal discharge and if the 'degenerate' or start to die off, they could possibly cause a smelly discharge. More likely, though, this represents a vaginal infection called bv. ...Read more

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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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Brown smelly discharge from anus on vacation?

Brown smelly discharge from anus on vacation?

Anorectal discharge: You may be describing mucus discharge, impaired anal sphincter function, or even a draining abscess or fistula. Gi or proctologist will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment, antibiotics, or perform further evaluation of rectal lining. ...Read more

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Watery brown smelly discharge how to get rid of it?

Watery brown smelly discharge how to get rid of it?

Female?: 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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What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have smelly discharge after c section?

Is it normal to have smelly discharge after c section?

Yes: This can be normal but you also have to think about the possibility of infection if you are running a fever or are very tender over the lower abdomen ...Read more

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Is pain and smelly discharge normal after miscarriage?

Is pain and smelly discharge normal after miscarriage?

No: Please see your obgyn u need evaluation to make sure u have no retained poc or other. ...Read more

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What does green smelly discharge mean coming from the vagina?

What does green smelly discharge mean coming from the vagina?

Infection: Green foul smelling vaginal discharge usually indicates an infection. Specific type of infection can not be determined without an examination by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a smelly discharge from my vagina?

What does it mean if I have a smelly discharge from my vagina?

Vaginitis : Smelly discharge can be associated with overgrowth of bacteriodes vaginalis, or other sources of vaginal infections. Have your doc take a look at it. ...Read more

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What does it mean to hav e a Rotten Fart like smelly discharge?

What does it mean to hav e a Rotten Fart like smelly discharge?

Sulfur?: Sometimes they smell like rotten eggs- because of sulfur- sulfur foods to avoid might include the yolk of the egg, cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. If it happens often- there is an enzyme CBS that might be playing a role in the production of sulfur. Try to avoid sulfur foods and see if the problem improves, If not- consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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4 weeks after d&c and smelly discharge and cramping every night?

See your physician.: Pain and abnormal discharge may be symptoms of infection and should be evaluated for treatment options. ...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