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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 exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

What exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

Usually old blood: Depending on other history (periods, other symptoms) may or may not be important. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have brown spotting?

What does it mean if you have brown spotting?

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

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What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

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 if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. The vaginal discharge needs testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have diarrhea and brown discharge?

What does it mean if you have diarrhea and brown discharge?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea and a brownish vaginal discharge may indicate that you have a bacterial infection. See your doctor for appropriate cultures and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have penile discharge?

What does it mean if I have penile discharge?

Std: Possible sexually transmitted disease must be ruled out ! ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have thick 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. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have orange discharge?

What does it mean when you have orange discharge?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a no specific vaginitis infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked. The orange color might be blood related ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

Bleeding Somewhere: A bloody discharge from any of the body orifices that is not routinely expected would suggest bleeding somewhere. As you did not state your gender, or where the bloody discharge is, more information would be required to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a white milky discharge?

What does it mean if you have a white milky discharge?

Normal: That you are a normal female. White discharge comes from orgasm, sexual stimulation, and just from living. It does not indicate anything of concern. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a bloody discharge?

Infection and others: It may be due to infections, stdsimplantation bleeding due to pregnancy.Cervical polyp, cervical abrasions, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, cervicitis, uterine polyps, vaginitis, uterine sarcoma, perimenopausal bleeding you need a gynecological exam to find the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a red discharge?

Go see ur GYN: And get checked for uterine, cervical and vaginal inflammation, infection and tumor or hormonal imbalance. Take care! http://m.Voices.Yahoo.Com/what-does-vaginal-discharge-say-you-10944488.Html. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

Not much : It just means that you had some leftover blood in the back of the vagina that is now coming out after you finished your period. Brown just indicates old blood which has been sitting at the back of the vagina for awhile. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a smelly discharge from my vagina?

What does it mean if I have a smelly discharge from my vagina?

Vaginitis : Smelly discharge can be associated with overgrowth of bacteriodes vaginalis, or other sources of vaginal infections. Have your doc take a look at it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have green snot?

Nothing for certain: Pseudomonas is a very common flora in humans that produces a green color when it grows on human flies and tissues. Not necessarily an infective issue but rather colonization of the material the bacteria is growing upon. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

Possibly nothing.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have brown discharge a day after my period and it smells bad?

What does it mean if I have brown discharge a day after my period and it smells bad?

Usually Normal: This is usually just a mixture of old blood from your period mixed with normal vaginal mucous, nothing to be alarmed about. If it continues more than a week then see your doctor to rule out bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

Usually old blood: Depending on other history (periods, other symptoms) may or may not be important. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a brown pinkish discharge then a light period?

What does it mean when I have a brown pinkish discharge then a light period?

Could be normal, but: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could i be pregnant?

What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could i be pregnant?

Maybe the thick: Brown discharge was your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood. If you believed that you may have missed your period and are sexually active - then would take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What's it mean if I have brown discharge and it keeps coming out with a tiny bit of blood?

Vaginal?: Generally this means slow discharge of old blood from either the uterus (most likely) or the vaginal barrel. If it persists you should probably be seen and examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have missed my periods ten days has been passed but now today i have brown discharge what does it mean ?

I have missed my periods ten days has been passed but now today i have brown discharge what does it mean ?

Old blood: This sounds like old blood which is normal considering your period was late. This doesn't mean anything specific and isn't necessarily a bad thing. Continue to track your periods. If you have had any recent changes to your medications, activity, stress or general health- it can cause irregularities in your period. ...Read more

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Had protected sex month ago and got period 2 weeks after. After 2wks from period, i have brown discharge. Does this mean iam ovulating? can i be preg?

Had protected sex month ago and got period 2 weeks after. After 2wks from period, i have brown discharge. Does this mean iam ovulating? can i be preg?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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For the week of my period I have brown discharge with red here and there and four days later brown discharge again. What does this mean??

For the week of my period I have brown discharge with red here and there and four days later brown discharge again. What does this mean??

Brown = blood: Brown discharge is old blood. If it is happening around the time of your period then there is nothing to worry about. It is just the same blood coming out. If it is happening irregularly then you can see your doctor to discuss options or cycle regulation ...Read more

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I have brown discharge and back pain. I have passed my period before 10 days.What does it mean?

I have brown discharge and back pain. I have passed my period before 10 days.What does it mean?

Menstrual Pain: This may be menstrual pain. Pain from the uterus often refers to the back. If you are having long periods i would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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 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