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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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I have brown vaginal discharge, I had itching an burning sensation but that has gone now an I have just brown discharge. It doesn't smell?

I have brown vaginal discharge, I had itching an burning sensation but that has gone now an I have just brown discharge. It doesn't smell?

See doctor. STD?: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs medical evaluation. At your age (19) and assuming you are sexually active, for this kind of discharge I would be most concerned about an STD, especially chlamydia, gonorrhea, or maybe trichomonas. Itching/burning could be herpes. See your GP or gynecologist, or for guaranteed expert care, perhaps your local NHS GUM clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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Vaginal burning (worse when urinating), dark brown discharge instead of period, yellow/green discharge, unusual odor (not foul), redness. Not an STD?

Vaginal burning (worse when urinating), dark brown discharge instead of period, yellow/green discharge, unusual odor (not foul), redness. Not an STD?

Vaginal d/c etc: Hallo Harold75~ this sounds like pretty classical Gardnerella vaginalis or trichomonas vaginalis infection or even GC so you MUST see a doc for proper testing to make right diagnosis and get treatment. Remember to inform your partner when you get the right diagnosis and advise he shd be treated as well. Thx ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

Abnormal: That is abnormal and you should be seen by your gynecologist. It could be infection, allergy, irritation, pregnancy, etc.... ...Read more

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I have been having vaginal itching and brown discharge for awhile now. What could be causing it?

I have been having vaginal itching and brown discharge for awhile now. What could be causing it?

Bleeding &/or infect: Bacterial vaginosis may cause brown discharge. If you have a yeast infection and bleeding it may cause brown discharge as well. Go see your Gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal brown discharge?

What causes vaginal brown discharge?

Blood: There could be several possibilities but the most likely is blood. You may have stared spotting but the flow is very light. Consequently the blood can become oxidized in the process and turn from red to brown. The blood could be associated with abnormal uterine bleeding or infection and may need to be evaluated if it persists. ...Read more

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How will I know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

How will I know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

That is likely: Blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Is is always serious if you have brown discharge and itching and burning? How likely is it that it is cancer?

Is is always serious if you have brown discharge and itching and burning? How likely is it that it is cancer?

Not likely: Any gynecologic cancer in a 26 yr old would be very unusual. You more likely have a vaginal infection. See your primary md or a gynecologist right away! ...Read more

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I had a grayish-brown discharge. It was a small bit and I do not itch in the vaginal region as far as I'm concerned. It does didn't burn or anything.

I had a grayish-brown discharge. It was a small bit and I do not itch in the vaginal region as far as I'm concerned. It does didn't burn or anything.

It could be: Normal discharge or possibly something else. At times, infections may present like that, such as vaginosis. If discharge persists, I recommend you see your doctor for an exam and testing. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long does vaginal brown discharge last?

How long does vaginal brown discharge last?

Brown discharge is: Usually related to old, deoxygenated blood being shed from the vagina. How long it lasts depends on the underlying reason for the bleeding.. ...Read more

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Brown discharge coming our of the vaginal area, what does this mean?

Brown discharge coming our of the vaginal area, what does this mean?

See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding.

There are lots of causes of bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is white & brown discharge from the vaginal region normal, in between periods. It doesn't hurt, & I haven't had sex in months!?!

Is white & brown discharge from the vaginal region normal, in between periods. It doesn't hurt, & I haven't had sex in months!?!

Yes it's normal: But if they become more copious or thick and foul- smelling, get tested for vaginal infection. Take care! ...Read more

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I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest fr?

I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest fr?

Possibly nl.: This could either be ovulatory spotting or starting period. Other possibilities include a cyst, fibroid, torsed ovary, endometrial polyp, or infection. Would use ibuprofen 600-800mg TIS and just watch. If pain worsens, need to be seen and probably get pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more