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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician, . ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

What is the brown discharge in third trimester my mucus plug already came down 1 wk ago?

Early labor signal?: Old blood appears brownish. Did your OB examine you recently? Did you have intercourse? Is it still there, more profuse, reddish? Are you having contractions, pressure or pain in the pelvis? These are some questions you will be asked by your OB or his associate. Discharge can herald labor. A third trimester baby can have risks if born before term. So most obs would want to evaluate or speak to you. ...Read more

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Is brown or yellow mucus discharge ever normal in first trimester....And what if it comes and goes away completely

Is brown or yellow mucus discharge ever normal in first trimester....And what if it comes and goes away completely

Yellow yes: Normal colors for mucous are yellow, clear, white, grey, and green. All dependent on hydration and types of food eaten.

Brown would make me think of old blood. Possibly from the cervix from intercourse or maybe placenta implantation. If it has gone away and there are no other symptoms, I would just watch and wait. It it continues and is associated with other symptoms, then fu with your ob. ...Read more

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In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

In my third trimester just started my seventh month three weeks ago and now I'm leaking a grayish white mucous and I'm wondering what it means?

Get it checked: An increased discharge in the third trimester may be normal but it can also be a sign of an infection or ruptured membranes. Its best to have it checked out by your OB.

As your pregnancy progresses and the uterus enlarges, blood flow to the mucus membranes of the vagina and cervix increase causing more discharge. ...Read more

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Is white discharge normal in the 3rd trimester?

Is white discharge normal in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: Vaginal discharge changes in the 3rd trimester. It can get thick and white or thin and watery. White discharge is usually normal, however, if it is clumpy or accompanied by itching, pain, or a fishy odor it may be a sign of a yeast or bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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Abnormal mucus discharge, what could it be?

Abnormal mucus discharge, what could it be?

Need eval to know.: 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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What is this transperant mucus discharge I am getting?

What is this transperant mucus discharge I am getting?

Discharge: Clear, watery discharge is normal ; occurs intermittently during the menstrual cycle. It may ^ after exercise. Clear/stretchy discharge occurs w ovulation. ...Read more

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Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Could be but: Also could be due to hemorrhoids, abscess or fistula or tumors of the colon or rectum. If this is chronic, you should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean? The second week after my period

What does redish-brown mucus discharge mean? The second week after my period

Old blood: Several possibilities: old blood from cyst or lining of uterus, infection, trauma or medications. Easy to solve: have your doc take a look. ...Read more

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Missed depo shot 2 days ago, now have white mucus discharge, what could this be?

Missed depo shot 2 days ago, now have white mucus discharge, what could this be?

Not related: The discharge is probably not related to missing the depo shot. Discharge can be normal but if you have itching, burning or pelvic pain then see a doctor for an exam because it could be an infection. ...Read more

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I haven't gotten my period in 7 months but I get a white mucus discharge every so often?

I haven't gotten my period in 7 months but I get a white mucus discharge every so often?

Get seen..: You need formal evaluation by your primary care provider or your GYN provider. If you have not had your period in such a long period of time then this deserves further testing and exam. Possible reasons besides pregnancy, hormonal imbalances, stress, excessive exercise if the case, poor nourishment, among others. ...Read more

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I have just had a hysterectomy. I now have a mucus discharge from the vagina. Is this normal?

Normal: The walls of the vagina can still produce discharge. Usually discharge that is clear or white in the absence of itching or odors is completely normal and nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have implanon nd been taking sebtra nd keflex for a week. Will this cause Brown Mucus discharge?

I have implanon nd been taking sebtra nd keflex for a week. Will this cause Brown Mucus discharge?

Yes and no: The implanon itself can cause irregular spotting and bleeding (like the brown discharge) - the antibiotics will not do that - but could cause a vaginal yeast infection which might result in spotting. ...Read more

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I'm 32, I'm healthy but I've noticed a clear mucus discharge from my vagina, what could this stem from?

I'm 32, I'm healthy but I've noticed a clear mucus discharge from my vagina, what could this stem from?

See your doctor: You'll have to be seen by your doctor. He/she will have to look at the discharge under the microscope to determine what it is. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having a white mucus discharge and am scared I might have preterm labor to worry about?

What to do if I'm having a white mucus discharge and am scared I might have preterm labor to worry about?

Leukorrhea: Most pregnant women should have a thin white discharge called leukorrhea. Its not related to preterm labor. Repeat contraction like pains and often times spotting or bleeding are consistent with preterm labor. Discharge also thickens as it hits the dry air. If however your discharge has odor, see you OB this week to make sure no infection. ...Read more

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I'm having clear mucus discharge and cramping but im almost done taking medroxyprogesterone 10mg which I had been taking daily for a year.

Two issues: If you are experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge then you can schedule a visit with an OB/GYN for an exam and testing. Clarify your instructions for progesterone use. Daily use for one year is not a typical way of prescribing ...Read more

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Finished period Thursday 22nd jan! Had sex with bf Saturday night woke up Sunday with pink mucus discharge and bled monday but stopped that night??

Finished period Thursday 22nd jan! Had sex with bf Saturday night woke up Sunday with pink mucus discharge and bled monday but stopped that night??

Its OK: Often the uterus bleeds easier just after your period if it is exposed to trauma. It sounds pretty minimal in amount and no other symtoms. I would not worry about it. It is pretty common. ...Read more

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Having clear mucus discharge with some small white clumps. Period should have arrived yesterday should be starting soon. Having PMS sympts. Virgin?

Likely hormones: The discharge sounds normal and if there has been some fluctuation of your hormones, the period may be off a couple days and still be 'normal'. There are many things that can influence the hormones. Poor diet, lack of exercise, uncontrolled stress, excess caffeine, dehydration, vit b6 and magnesium deficiencies will worsen your pms. ...Read more

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I'm having a brown mucus discharge while I'm suppose to be on my period. It started when I was suppose to get my period 4 days ago. What can this mean?

I'm having a brown mucus discharge while I'm suppose to be on my period. It started when I was suppose to get my period 4 days ago. What can this mean?

Brownish discharge: It is possible that your menses is slightly abnormal this month, and if this is the first time that this has happened I suggest waiting till next meses to see if it straighten out. If you didn't use contraception there is the possiblity that you've conceived, and i'd suggest a home pregnancy test. ...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