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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


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6 days before my period and had 1 thick light brown discharge clump on toilet paper this morning...what is it?

6 days before my period and had 1 thick light brown discharge clump on toilet paper this morning...what is it?

Brown discharge: can represent some spotting that occurred many days ago. That can happen randomly or after sex. Or it might not even be old blood at all. It is difficult to tell. As long as you are not in severe pain, have a foul-smelling discharge, or bleeding heavily, there is nothing to do. If your next period happens normally, then there is nothing to worry about from this episode. ...Read more

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Had thrush taken oral tablet and now got thick light brown clumpy discharge coming out, is this clearing out? Or abnormal? Thanks, female

Had thrush taken oral tablet and now got thick light brown clumpy discharge coming out, is this clearing out? Or abnormal? Thanks, female

Maybe not yeast: By "thrush", presumably you mean vaginal yeast infection, right? However, yeast usually causes mostly itching and little discharge, or only a small amount of white discharge. Colored discharge sounds like another kind of infection, including STDs if at risk. Follow up with your doctor for diagnosis and professional treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I got my period 4/15/15 and am on 3 month bc. I have a thick light brown odor discharge starting 1 day after having sex. Is not blood from last period?

Question unclear: Since 4/15/15 is next week it is not clear whether this is a typo or when you expect your period. The discharge does not sound significant and may just be "breakthrough bleeding." That should resolve after your next period. ...Read more

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Lovi have light thick brown discharge its kinda a hazzel nut color but i havent had a period since June what's wrong with me?

Lovi have light thick brown discharge its kinda a hazzel nut color but i havent had a period since June what's wrong with me?

See primary provider: Though it would be helpful to know how old you are; whether you are having any other new symptoms over the past 6 months; whether you are heterosexually active or not; your most recent Pap smear results; and whether your periods have been regular in the past; you need to be seen, soon, by see a primary care health care provider who can do testing including a pelvic exam. ...Read more