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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 you have brown discharge coming out of vag?

What exactly does it mean if you have brown discharge coming out of vag?

Old blood: You need to correlate this discharge with your menstruation because if it is there all the time, then your doctor has to examine you thoroughly for other causes inside your uterus or vagina including early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge and vaginal itching?

Abnormal: That is abnormal and you should be seen by your gynecologist. It could be infection, allergy, irritation, pregnancy, etc.... ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge the day your period was due? Neg hpt

Normal: Having brown discharge before your period really doesn't mean much of anything. It's normal for women to have some brown discharge prior to having bright red discharge. Most women at some point in their lives have this. Brown discharge is just older blood. Sometimes women will have brown discharge for a few days, then bright red blood and then brown discharge again. Totally normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge after a period while been sexually active but also have pains in the belly?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge after a period while been sexually active but also have pains in the belly?

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. If the pain continues see your doctor to discuss. If you do not want to be pregnant please start birth control. ...Read more

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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. ...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

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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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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 when you have off and on brown discharge?

What does it mean when you have off and on brown discharge?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. It could be break through bleeding and may be related to hormone imbalances. 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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Where do I go for help and brown discharge what does it mean?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have thick brown discharge?

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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Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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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 a sticky light brown discharge mean? I just had m/c last nov

Sticky Discharge: Are you pregnant? If you are or if you are not you need to go into see your doctor. You should be having more frequent periods if your not pregnant and if you are pregnant, you should not be having a brown discharge. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. What's that mean?

I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. What's that mean?

This was likely: Older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the vagina. This is usually associated with hormonal imbalances. If it becomes a trend, would consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you've been getting brown discharge for a week?

What does it mean when you've been getting brown discharge for a week?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. It may be related to hormone imbalances. 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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I have a brown discharge when I wipe my front end. What could this mean?

A few things: Brown discharge usually means old blood is present from the uterus, cervix or vagina. These would be the usual and there could be other unusual reasons. ...Read more

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Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Not normal, infection: You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment because you may have infection with brown discharge. ...Read more