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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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What causes a brown vaginal discharge?

What causes a brown vaginal discharge?

Infection, bleeding: Old blood looks brown. Vaginal infections can present as brown discharge. Both situations need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Sometimes blood in discharge after orgasm, usually brownish in colour. What causes this? Have some spotting Gyno has advised likely hormone imbalance

Sometimes blood in discharge after orgasm, usually brownish in colour. What causes this?  Have some spotting Gyno has advised likely hormone imbalance

Bleeding after sex: Color of blood varies based on how fast you are bleeding - brown if it's slow & red if it's fast. Bleeding after sex can occur: if you are about to start or just ended your period or; around ovulation; have inflammation on your cervix; if you have something in the uterus like a polyp or fibroid; or from a hormonal imbalance; or post menopause. You need to see your Dr again for evaluation. ...Read more

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Am having spotting most of the month & bleeding after sex. There is also a mucus discharge brown to red in color/no pain. I am peri menopausal?

Am having spotting most of the month & bleeding after sex.  There is also a mucus discharge brown to red in color/no pain. I am peri menopausal?

Go see a GYN: For a pelvic exam and paps smear and get checked for hormonal imbalance, endometrial or vaginal inflammation or infection, tumor etc. God bless u and take care!http://m.Everydayhealth.Com/menopause/menopausal-bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes nipple discharge in a non pregnant woman?

What causes nipple discharge in a non pregnant woman?

Get eval: Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel. ...Read more

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What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

What causes a daily passage of brown vaginal discharge?

A lot of things: Many things can cause this. It could be a vaginal, cervical, or uterine infection. Other possibilities are a cervical polyp, hormonal imbalance or even cancer. Because it is not typical of anything in particular, it is important to be examined by a gynecologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Could hormones cause a dark brown discharge from the breast?

Could hormones cause a dark brown discharge from the breast?

See a gyn!: Hi. Short answer...no. You need a mammogram & a good breast exam. Please don't put it off. To your health! ...Read more

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Is creamy white discharge a sign of pregnancy? Why do women have this ?

Is creamy white discharge a sign of pregnancy? Why do women have this ?

Vaginal Discharge: Nope. Discharge is a way for the vagina to keep cleaning itself of oils, dead skin cells, etc. The color and consistency change with your menstrual cycle. I.E. It may be thicker or whiter with ovulation or when sexually aroused. Many times the white is a mix of vaginal fluids and semen. This discharge does not represent pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes white discharge in ovulation?

What causes white discharge  in ovulation?

Hormonal drops: Prior to ovulation, hormonal changes that occur result in more cervical mucus, and it has more of a watery consistency resulting in vaginal discharge. After ovulation, the mucus thickens and discharge slows. ...Read more

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What causes a watery discharge from the vagina?

What causes a watery discharge from the vagina?

Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nipple discharge in pregnant women?

What is the cause of nipple discharge in pregnant women?

Colostrum or milk: In pregnancy, a hormone called prolactin rises to prepare the breast for possible breast feeding. A nipple discharge called colostrum can occur (like early milk), or sometimes milk is discharged as well. Anything other than clear or white-ish discharge should be discussed with a doctor. Bloody nipple discharge is of great concern. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of brown discharge with hpv?

Is it normal to have a lot of brown discharge with hpv?

Hpv: If by hpv you mean genital warts and you had them on your cervix then an old brown bloody discharge may be possible. If you mean hpv as in related to your pap smear then no, not typically. Probably something else going on and you should probably call your physician. ...Read more

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What would be some cause for brown dishcharge in place of a period?

What would be some cause for brown dishcharge in place of a period?

Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

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What are the causes of smelly vaginal discharge ..How would it treated?Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

What are the causes of smelly  vaginal discharge ..How would it treated?Its itchy...Sometimes there is a green or white discharge

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is an overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria or too much yeast. An odor is often due to those causes, and may be associated with things that alter the ph (acidity) and change the natural environment inside the vagina (such as having sex and getting semen in there). ...Read more

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What discharge color, texture and smell is a sign of early pregnancy?

What discharge color, texture and smell is a sign of early pregnancy?

Thick mucus: thick stringy vaginal mucus can be a sign of pregnancy but is non specific do a home pregnancy test and it can give you further information Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more