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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 brown discharge mean a week before your period? It's been going on for 3 days and it just stopped. I have been active with no protection.

What does brown discharge mean a week before your period? It's been going on for 3 days and it just stopped. I have been active with no protection.

Brown discharge: Discharge from the vagina can come from a long list of etiologies. Whenever i encounter a patient in my practice to evaluate for brown d/c, i perform an exam to ensure that it isn't std or sexually related. I then evaluate that it isn't "spotting", or irregular bleeding prior to or just after menses. ...Read more

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What does brown discharge mean? I am twelve and haven't had my first period. (girl)

What does brown discharge mean? I am twelve and haven't had my first period. (girl)

Just the beginning: Brownish discharge is often seen prior to actual periods starting. It is completely normal to have a few cycles with brownish discharge and no actual bleeding. Keep a diary of the dates that you observe the discharge by circling the date on the calendar for each day that the discharge is present. You will soon be able to see if there is any pattern to the discharge. No need to worry now. ...Read more

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What does brown discharge mean at 7wks pregnant?

What does brown discharge mean at 7wks pregnant?

Usually nothing: Sometimes it is old blood. Sometimes it is from the cervix. Sometimes from sex. Usually everything is fine with the pregnancy. It can sometimes be a sign of infection but usually is not. ...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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What does pinkish brown discharge mean when your 6 weeks? (Only when I wipe)

What does pinkish brown discharge mean when your 6 weeks?  (Only when I wipe)

THREATENED ABORTION: You have to rest and avoid activities to keep your pregnancy. Be under the care of your OB MD. ...Read more

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What does pink brown discharge mean if you haven't had sexual in 3 days?

Baginal Discharge : Read this webmd article: http://women.Webmd.Com/guide/vaginal-discharge-whats-abnormal. At age 18, most of the serious diagnoses are very unlikely. Of course, you could be pregnant from a prior encounter, but a cervical polyp or infection could be in play. I would contact your gynecologist and explain your symptoms - he will likely have you come in for an evaluation. ...Read more