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Strange smelly discharge after having a baby. Lochia or infected blood?

Strange smelly discharge after having a baby. Lochia or infected blood?

Cannot say: Suggest you see your ob/gyn and have them examine you. Do not fool around with this. ...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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Is a brownish smelly discharge normal 3 weeks after having a c section?

Is a brownish smelly discharge normal 3 weeks after having a c section?

No: Some brownish discharge 3 weeks after c section is not uncommon. Mild transient odor may be acceptable, however if you have persistent odor, let your OB know. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have smelly yellow discharge with some blood after giving birth?

Is it normal to have smelly yellow discharge with some blood after giving birth?

No.: Bloody discharge is normal for up to 6 weeks, but a yellow discharge with odor may indicate bacterial vaginosis or vaginitis. See you doctor about an exam and possible antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I have a smelly yellow discharge after I give birth?1 month baby But I had sex with my husband after 2 weeks.its smelly like dead eggs have little blood.

 I have a smelly yellow discharge after I give birth?1 month baby But I had sex with my husband after 2 weeks.its smelly like dead eggs have little blood.

Vaginal infection: The most common cause of vaginal discharge with strong odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. The odor often is strongest after sex. However, this soon after delivery, and with visible blood, other infections also are likely. Return to your obstetrician and get it checked out. Best to avoid sex until then. Probably not serious, but better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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Orangey/Brown with a bit blood discharge before period. Foul smell. Not pregnant, a virgin?

Orangey/Brown with a bit blood discharge before period. Foul smell. Not pregnant, a virgin?

Infection?: your symptoms suggest vaginal infection or inflammation. Recommend you see GYN medical provider for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...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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Been having a foul smelly virgina especially after sex and menses?

Been having a foul smelly virgina especially after sex and menses?

Seek help: Foul smelling discharge especially after intercourse is often related to an infection. See your gyn asap. ...Read more

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I have been having vaginal discharge for about a month with a very light yellow color. It keeps me constantly wet with a foul odor?

I have been having vaginal discharge for about a month with a very light yellow color. It keeps me constantly wet with a foul odor?

Need pelvic exam: This is consistent with infection (vaginitis) which could be gc vs others. I would refrain from sexual activity and see a primary care doc or gyn for prompt treatment. If you leave it untreated you run the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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Im 20 weeks preg. And having a tannish discharge that smells?

Im 20 weeks preg. And having a tannish discharge that smells?

See your doctor: You need to be seen. It may be as simple as a case of bacterial vaginosis which is quite common in pregnancy, but it could also be premature labor / cervical dilation, cervical or uterine infection, placenta previa, or some other condition warranting attention. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown sticky discharge 9 weeks after a natural delivery and after inserting an IUD and having my period?

Is it normal to have brown sticky discharge 9 weeks after a natural delivery and after inserting an IUD and having my period?

Oh my goodness yes: Yes, of course, it's normal to have that type of discharge 9 weeks after having a child. Depending on your breastfeeding status, there may be irregular bleeding for awhile. Brown discharge is only a sign of old blood, nothing necessarily wrong at all with your uterus. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having jelly like white and yellow vaginal discharge with backache after miscarriage. Is it normal or is it infection?

I am having jelly like white and yellow vaginal discharge with backache after miscarriage. Is it normal or is it infection?

Possibly: It's normal to have a bloody discharge for a couple weeks after a miscarriage. If you have fever or abdominal tenderness you should see your physician. ...Read more

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Isit normal to still have brown thick discharge 8 weeks after having a c-section?

Isit normal to still have brown thick discharge 8 weeks after having a c-section?

It may be normal: If the discharge is the same as it was early on and you lack other symptoms such as pain or itching, then it may be physiologic (normal). If you have any other symptoms, then follow-up with your doctor and have it formally evaluated. The doctor can perform check for evidence of infection. ...Read more

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After having a baby is it normal after bleeding to have a weird smelling discharge you have not have sex so what could cause the smelling discharge?

After having a baby is it normal after bleeding to have a weird smelling discharge you have not have sex so what could cause the smelling discharge?

Old blood , bacteria: Sometimes after a birth, there will be old blood that may have a strange smell. Also, the vagina is not a sterile place and you may have some bacteria or yeast . These organisms are not usually harmful to you. See your Provider if you are bothered by it. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before period starts, like an iron/raw meat smell. No std or infection. Is this normal?

Smelly discharge before period starts, like an iron/raw meat smell. No std or infection. Is this normal?

Bacterial vaginosis?: What is the evidence there is "no infection"? The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes but not always with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis. BV is an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Often it smells "fishy", but odor is very subjective. STD check is needed if not done, because STDs are more common in women with BV. Treatment with metronidazole usually is effective. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is thick white discharge(liquid) after sex a sign of infection or pregnancy? Is stomach pain after sex bad?

Is thick white discharge(liquid) after sex a sign of infection or pregnancy? Is stomach pain after sex bad?

Maybe: While minor discharge and discomfort after sex is not unusual, persistence of such symptoms may indicate pathology. See your doctor if that's the case. ...Read more