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Brown discharge after pap smear. What does this indicate?

Brown discharge after pap smear. What does this indicate?

Light bleeding: The trauma of pap smear may have caused some bleeding. If the discharge does not disappear in a couple of day, please consult your doctor.

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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Brown discharge a few days before period is due. What does this indicate?

Brown discharge a few days before period is due. What does this indicate?

Possibly a : Little imbalance of hormones. The brown discharge is just some older, deoxygenated blood.

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Brown discharge and week late period. What does this indicate?

Brown discharge and week late period. What does this indicate?

Not sure. Take HPT.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.

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What is brown discharge mean?

What is brown discharge mean?

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.

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Why am i having brown discharge?

Brown discharge: 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.

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How long does brown discharge last?

How long does brown discharge last?

Uncertain: Brown discharge is usually old blood. I guess the answer depends on why you are bleeding. It may just be related to hormonal imbalance. But if prolonged please d/w your gynecologist.

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What is the cause of brown discharge?

What is the cause of brown discharge?

Old blood most: likely; assuming you are speaking of discharge from lungs, bladder or vagina; discharge site not specified. Blood, after a time, & a bit diluted looks brown from the iron and heme in hemoglobin.

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What is medication of brown discharge?

What is medication of brown discharge?

Brown discharge is: Usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. There isn't necessarily a medication require to treat it. However, it you have been experiencing menstrual irregularities check with your gynecologist.

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What is the meaning of brown discharge?

Brown Vag Discharge: This is most likely aged blood left over from either spotting, a cervical irritation or even old blood from previous menses. In most cases this is normal and benign.

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Why am I getting sudden brown discharge?

Brown d/c: 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.

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Saw brown discharge, what does that mean?

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

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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.

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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.

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What are common causes of brown discharge?

Female ? Vaginal?: 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.

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Light brown discharge with a small odor...

Light brown discharge with a small odor...

See your doctor: will need pelvic examination including pregnancy testing along with STI testing.

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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.

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What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

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.