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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 pink then brown discharge mean when i wipe? Is this normal?

What does pink then brown discharge mean when i wipe? Is this normal?

Yes, normal: Yes, it is normal. When a period ends, the blood flow is minimal and can result in a brownish discharge. ...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 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 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 it mean if you have brown discharge?

You might be passing: Some old, deoxygenated blood or you could have an infection. ...Read more

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What does light brown discharge mean after egg transfer?

What does light brown discharge mean after egg transfer?

Implantation: The light spotting after a an embryo (not egg) transfer withe means 1. Implantation of the embryo into the endometrial surface 2. Mild trauma of the catheter into the uterine cavity you should stay on all your prescribed medications, but if anything is of concern- you should contact you physician. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more