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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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Smelly discharge coming out bellybutton. Try to keep it clean and dry but continues, recently with a bit of blood. Has happened before. What now?

Smelly discharge coming out bellybutton. Try to keep it clean and dry but continues, recently with a bit of blood. Has happened before. What now?

INfection: It's possible to get infected cysts in this area. If it can't be cleared up with cleaning with peroxide, folowed by thorough drying, and applying an antibacterial ointment possibly followed by heat you may need to see a clinic for antibiotics/evaluation. ...Read more

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Inside my vagina, 2inch up i feel something hard hanging down, no peirod 8 years but lately had spots of blood and smelly discharge, what u think it is?

Inside my vagina, 2inch up i feel something hard hanging down, no peirod 8 years but lately had spots of blood and smelly discharge, what u think it is?

Various issues...: Mary: you may have an element of prolapse--a dropped bladder or uterus; that's what you may be feeling inside. You are only 39 yet you have had no period for 8years & have spotting now--i would contact my gyn for a complete gyn evaluation, bloodwork, a sonogram of your uterus & possible testing of uterine lining. Odor can be from old blood or a vaginitis. A full gyn exam is warranted in your case. ...Read more

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I've been having a foul smell while urinating, sometimes pain and burning, and constant dark smelly discharge or blood not sure. what should I do?

I've been having a foul smell while urinating, sometimes pain and burning, and constant dark smelly discharge or blood not sure. what should I do?

Here are some...: Surely, you need a timely evaluation to assure: no UTI at least. How to get the things done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Painful breasts, smelly discharge, blood in stool and vagina. My discharge is either bright red, dark or white?

Painful breasts, smelly discharge, blood in stool and vagina. My discharge is either bright red, dark or white?

See an OB/GYN: Right away. This could be one of several things, including a spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), infection, etc. You should be seen quickly, examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I'm two months post partum and have lochia and yellow vaginal discharge?

I'm two months post partum and have lochia  and yellow vaginal discharge?

Still normal: At 2 months it's definitely still normal to have that type of discharge. ...Read more

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Had nipple piercings taken out seven years ago. Right nipple is extremely sore and has white discharge at piercing site. Infected? Also some blood.

Had nipple piercings taken out seven years ago. Right nipple is extremely sore and has white discharge at piercing site. Infected? Also some blood.

Possibly: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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I saw dark red and smelly discharge in my 2 year old child's ear. She seemed fined the she day, what could it mean?

I saw dark red and smelly discharge in my 2 year old child's ear. She seemed fined the she day, what could it mean?

Wax vs. infection: It is could likely be an ear infection with a small perforation (which caused the blood mixed in with the infection). Some children do not complain with ear infections. It could also be excessive wax as well. The smell makes it more likely an infection but you should follow up with a specialist to make your child gets the appropriate treatment one way or another. ...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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Had blood transf. Due to post-partum hemm. O-c-, after transf i now show o-c+d+ (found out in 2nd preg) husband o-c- so baby ok. This explain bruising?

Had blood transf. Due to post-partum hemm. O-c-, after transf i now show o-c+d+ (found out in 2nd preg) husband o-c- so baby ok. This explain bruising?

No: Bruising is not related to blood antigens. The symptom of brusing is more commonly related to platelets or clotting factors, either function or number. Additional laboratory testing may be required to determine the cause. Please have this symptom evaluated by your gyn to be sure there is not any hematologic abnormality or concern. ...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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Does fibroids cause smelly discharge?

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