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My period came 8 days late I have severe cramps and bleeding. And i had a clear fishy smelly discharge. I'm i pregnant or is it a really bad period?

My period came 8 days late I have severe cramps and bleeding. And i had a clear fishy smelly discharge. I'm i pregnant or is it a really bad period?

Late menses: A fishy smell is not a sign of pregnancy, but rather possibly of a non-sti called bacterial vaginosis. Bv can develop when the normal balance of the flora in your vaginal tract is altered. Sometimes hormonal fluctuations cause this, and the fact that your period was 8 days late suggests that there was some disturbance in your usual hormonal cycle. See your doctor if the odour persists. ...Read more

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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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What is the smelly discharge on female?

What is the smelly discharge on female?

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. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before menstruatuon?

Smelly discharge: Could be vaginoses, see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

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 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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I went off my cycle on a monday. I put on a tampon just in case and when i took it out, it was a brown smelly discharge on it. What is this?

I went off my cycle on a monday. I put on a tampon just in case and when i took it out, it was a brown smelly discharge on it. What is this?

Old blood: It is probably just old blood and menstrual products. Blood turns brown after it sits awhile and if the tampon was in long enough will begin to smell. If it is not a one time thing, you might see your gyn or family doc. Vaginal infections can also cause discharge and odor. ...Read more

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Hi My girlfriend has smelly discharge; not much. It's been 28 days after she had her medical abortion. She bleed for around 10 days and didn't bleed ?

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My girlfriend has smelly discharge; not much. It's been 28 days after she had her medical abortion. She bleed for around 10 days and didn't bleed ?

Sounds concerning: Hi The best thing for her is to be seen by a physician in person for an exam. There's a lot of possibilities of what could be causing it but we really wouldn't be able to properly resolve this over HealthTap. Hope this helps ...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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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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White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

White, cloudy, smelly discharge from vaginal area?

Need a visit: While this likely represents either a yeast and/or bacterial infection, the possibility of an std (if you are sexually active) cannot be ruled out. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

I have a smelly discharge post abortion, what to do?

Call doc: Call your doc. It could be a sign of infection if it is very foul smelling. You may need antibiotics. Or if you have fevers, pain, or lots of bleeding. ...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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What exactly does brown, smelly discharge after sex mean?

What exactly does brown, smelly discharge after sex mean?

Need eval: Brown d/c is usually associated with old blood. Which can be related to spotting or infection. Any time there is unexplained or unusual discharge this should be evaluated. Infections may not show symptoms immediately. Schedule appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown and smelly discharge after abortion?

Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infection. ...Read more

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Why am i having smelly discharge, i had an hysterectomy 8 yrs ago?

Likely unrelated.: There are many potential causes for a vaginal discharge with odor whether you have a uterus or not. Check with your doctor to determine the cause of this discharge. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge on panties what could it be my panties always moist ?

Smelly discharge on panties what could it be my panties always moist
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Vaginitis: It sounds like you have an infection. Please see your doctor or go to an urgent care for a pelvic exam to get a diagnosis and treatment. If you have any pelvic pain or fever go to Emergency Department right away. ...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

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