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Thick Brown Vaginal Discharge After Colonoscopy
I had a colonoscopy and polyp removed 3days ago. I have had thick brown vaginal discharge since. Is this normal.
No: Colonoscopy has nothing to do with vaginal situations. If no tumor was detected perforating anterior wall of rectum into vagina, which I suspect is not the case, then vaginal discharge is uterine in origin. Blood that remains in utero and passes to the vagina will decompose and appear as a brown discharge. One must examine the uterus by ultrasound to see what the endometrial lining is like. ...Read more
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
Thick dark brown vaginal discharge for over 2 weeks, no sex in 2 months. Getting concerned. Prev cycle 12/7/13-12/16/13 and normal color.
Check it out: Possible infection. See your doc.Get a more detailed answer ›
1 week with thick black/brown vaginal discharge, now 1 week of extreme light bleeding. What is going on? On implanon and tranexamic acid whilst I bleed.
Typical: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of implanon. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. Irregular bleeding can be annoying but it does not mean that the method is not working. This side effect is very typical of Progesterone only birth control methods. ...Read more
On the pill, skipped sugar pills four days ago, am experiencing thick dark brown vaginal discharge. I have unprotected sex as well. Please help me.?
Sugar pills: Skipping the sugar pills shouldn't be a problem. Having unprotected sex during this time may place you at risk for a sexually transmitted infection. See your doctor for an assessment, cultures and any necessary treatment. Some patients do get pregnant taking birth control pills so a pregnancy test should be part of your workup. All the best and stay safe. ...Read more
Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?
This is likely: Just some old oxygenated blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: It is likely some old, deoxygenated blood mixed with vaginal secretions. ...Read more
The brown discharge: Is most likely old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from your uterus. You may be having a hormonal imbalance. Take care. ...Read more
Are you pregnant?: If your period is 2 weeks late, and your pregnancy test is negative, then you are probably getting your period. If there is an abnormal odor, pain, itching, or irritation, you might have an infection and you should see your doctor. At age 17, if you are not trying to get pregnant, you need to be on birth control and a condom if you are sexually active. Good luck. ...Read more
No: If the cervix is hit at all during intercourse it might bleed a bit and cause brown or red discharge and also might hurt. This is normal. ...Read more
For two months, I am having brown vaginal discharge after period. It starts after 5-6 days of stopping my period and continues upto next cycle?
Something is wrong: This is abnormal. It is past time for an examination at the GYN's office. Please contact them today to make an appointment to be seen. ...Read more
Maybe old blood: It might be old blood but without a MD examining the discharge, I cannot confirm that suspicion. ...Read more
Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, I can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! Good luck! ...Read more
Hi, I have been having brown vaginal discharge constantly for the past 2 months and I'm not sure why???
Vaginitis: Brown Discharge for two months is usually some kind of vaginal infection see OBGyn or your family physician to evaluate you in person ...Read more
Get checked: You need to get checked by your GYN to see if there is an infection. ...Read more
Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more
Probably Unrelated: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, I can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! Good luck! ...Read more
Implantation: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
Infection possible: Because of the foul odor, you should probably be seen to rule out infection. If you are a tampon user and leave it in for prolonged periods of time, this can also cause odor. Some slight odor around the period may be normal. ...Read more
I am on the paragard IUD and have been experiencing a very light-brown vaginal discharge, no odor. Is it abnormal?
It depends: If you just had it inserted, pelvic pain and brown discharge are normal. However, if you experience pain, cramping, bleeding or if the discharge does not stop, see your doctor for evaluation and an ultrasound. Your first two periods are most likely be heavier and with more cramps. ...Read more
I often have brown vaginal discharge especially mid cycle, and some pain. What can be cause? It also doesn't smell great
Fails "sniff" test: Obviously, the discharge fails the "sniff" test and odors are often noted with vaginal or pelvic infections. See a GYN MD soon to be assessed for the same. ...Read more
Constant brown vaginal discharge. I started working out recently. No pain, odor, or period. Is it concerning? Please help.
Vaginal discharge: Consult your gynacologist for possible vaginal infection and treatment. ...Read more
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