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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 does a brown discharge mean midcycle?

What does a brown discharge mean midcycle?

Usually ovulation : Or implantation bleeding your gyn can check u and do a ultrasound to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge. What does that mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What does dark brown discharge before mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This might be the very beginning of your period or you could have a little breakthrough bleeding. Take care. ...Read more

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Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

The brown may: Be due to older blood being cleaned from the uterus. 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 does light brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge?: It may be old, deoxygenated blood mixed in with vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

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What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

Depends: Is it coming out of your ear, your penis, your anus? Some details might help. ...Read more

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What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

What does brown smelly discharge mean after a period?

Brown discharge: Most often brown discharge after a period is old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It might have a slight odor but usually would not expect extreme malodor. ...Read more

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What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

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What does a brownish white vaginal discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge: It is difficult to say without observing. Safest thing to do would be to go see a doctor. They can look at the discharge under a microscope or send it out for further analysis to try and determine what it is and offer you treatment. ...Read more

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What does the red brownish discharge mean?

What does the red brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal Discharge?: Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Red D/C may be newer blood mixed in. ...Read more

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My period was a reddish brown color and foul odor, what does that mean?

My period was a reddish brown color and foul odor, what does that mean?

Possible infection : Normal Menstrual blood can range from bright red to dark brown, watery to clotty in consistency. A foul odor could be a sign of a vaginal infection and needs to be evaluated by a medical provider ...Read more

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Brownish spot with clear discharge what does it mean?

Brownish spot with clear discharge what does it mean?

Probably fine.: Brown is generally considered to be old blood. A small amount should not alarm you. A clear vaginal discharge without other symptoms is probably not unusual. ...Read more

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Light pink discharge what does this mean?

Light pink discharge what does this mean?

If sexually active: If you have been sexually active it could be implantation bleeding wait if you miss your period do the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does brown sticky discharge mean?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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What does a light orange discharge mean for female?

What does a light orange discharge mean for female?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a yeast infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked. The orange might be old blood ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

Reddish brown : Discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean to spot dark brown blood that is stringy with light cramps?

What does it mean to spot dark brown blood that is stringy with light cramps?

Many possibilities: If you are due for your period, this could be due to the beginning of your period. If you are late, then consider pregnancy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

What does a lot of white discharge mean after ovulation? Also what does watery discharge mean?

Normal: What you are describing could be normal. When you ovulate, it is common to see a watery, slimy discharge. After ovulation, a white discharge is normal, as long as it is not causing itching and irritation . Such symptoms could mean you have a yeast or bacterial infection. See a provider if the discharge is causing you to be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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