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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

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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37weekspreg. Increased painful period like cramps, throbbing backpain, thicker more discharge. No infections/bleeding. Loose stools all the time. Normal?

37weekspreg. Increased painful period like cramps, throbbing backpain, thicker more discharge. No infections/bleeding. Loose stools all the time. Normal?

Check with OB doc: You need to check with your obstetrican because some of the symptoms you are having could be of serious nature. Of course some others are just part of late pregnancy. But it is better to be safe and call you doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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30 weeks prego. Loose stools, lower back pain, extra discharge, cramping, irregular non painful contractions, always feeling bloated/full. Normal?

30 weeks prego. Loose stools, lower back pain, extra discharge, cramping, irregular non painful contractions, always feeling bloated/full. Normal?

A lot of things!: Loose stools can be normal in pregnancy. Back pain, definitely normal. Extra discharge, also normal. Irregular contractions, yes, normal. Always feeling bloated also normal. If you're worried at all, doctor can perform a cervical length us to make sure your irregular contractions aren't leading to pre-term labor. Good luck! ...Read more

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4+ days, Hard 2 (& un)control diarrhea-looks like drk coffee grnds in red H2O (w/mucusy dischrg).Started antibiot 1day b4, have 5+ 2go! Tuff it out? Ideas?

4+ days, Hard 2 (& un)control diarrhea-looks like drk coffee grnds in red H2O (w/mucusy dischrg).Started antibiot 1day b4, have 5+ 2go! Tuff it out? Ideas?

Diarrhea: What you describe would be consistent with an infectious diarrhea. This would be diagnosed in more detail by culturing the stool to determine the specific bacteria or other agent causing this. So it could be that the antibiotic you are on is incorrect. It could also be the antibiotic is making it worse--some infections are not treated with antibiotics. Please ask whoever prescribed the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Went to er, bad lower stomach cramps, massive diarrhea. Wbc 13.27 (4.00 x 10.80) high neutrophils low lymphs. Food poisoning or pancreatitis? Diangosis gastroenteritis, better & discharged after 2 hour.

Went to er, bad lower stomach cramps, massive diarrhea. Wbc 13.27 (4.00 x 10.80) high neutrophils low lymphs. Food poisoning or pancreatitis? Diangosis gastroenteritis, better & discharged after 2 hour.

Probably not: Probably not food poisoning or pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is almost always tested for when patients come to the er with abdominal pain. Food poisoning usually causes vomiting and affects others who ate the same food. ...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 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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What exactly does heavy cramps and light brown discharge mean?

What exactly does heavy cramps and light brown discharge mean?

Possible: It's always possible to get pregnant. Home pregnanccy tests generally do not become positive until you are about one week late. If that test is negative, repeat it in one week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm spotting brown discharge what does it mean been off depo a month now?

I'm spotting brown discharge what does it mean been off depo a month now?

Common: After stopping Depo Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) it can take up to a year or more for ypur menses to normalize, and even that long to regain fertility. However if you do not want to get pregnant at this time, please be sure to use another effective method of contraception, even if you are not menstruating normally. ...Read more

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After unprotected sex and brown discharge this morning what does that mean?

After unprotected sex and brown discharge this morning what does that mean?

Get checked: It means you need to get in to the doctor and be checked for std's. If you don't want to run this risk in the future, use condoms with every encounter. ...Read more

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I've been spotting dark brown discharge for a week now what does this mean?

I've been spotting dark brown discharge for a week now what does this mean?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have brown discharge along with left side and back pain?

PID: You have infection in you reproductive system. That may go to your kidneys also. See pmd get checked. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have brown discharge with left side and back pain?

? Related: Vaginal discharge, side pain and back pain may or may not be related. An exam is needed to make a formal diagnosis. Gynecological conditions such as endometriosis and other less or more serious conditions are possible. It is advised you consult your regular doctor and gynecologist for further evaluation is you have are experiencing these symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been spotting at times, then wipe brown discharge. What could this mean?

I've been spotting at times, then wipe brown discharge. What could this mean?

Normal occurence.: Hello,

Often ladies can have a small break down of their uterine lining because of the level of hormone that is present around this time of the month. The flow is very small and very slow therefore the blood is exposed to air and turns brown before you see it. This is normal so do not worry. ...Read more

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What dose it mean when a girl start getting out brown discharge for more than 2 day?

It could mean that: She is starting her first period. Brown discharge is usually old blood. ...Read more

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How will I know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

How will I know what does an increase in vaginal discharge and some brown discharge mean?

That is likely: Blood mixed in with your vaginal secretions. Brown is often older blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please get medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex and afterwards I had a brown discharge what does this mean?

Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex and afterwards I had a brown discharge what does this mean?

Nothing: This may not mean anything at all. Without knowing more about you and the sexual practices in which you engage, and not examining you, impossible to say. But probably means very little. If it persists, go and be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I got some stringy dark/light brown discharge for a couple days instead of a period, what could that mean?

Pregnancy test?: If you're having sex, the first thing to do is a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate. If pregnancy isn't a possibility, there may be a temporary hormonal shift. If things don't get back to normal by next month, seeking care to figure out cause could be helpful. ...Read more

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Hello thank u for helpin in last question. Iam on 10 daus after transfer ivf. And just noticed iam getting brown discharge. What does it mean?

Hello thank u for helpin in last question. Iam on 10 daus after transfer ivf. And just noticed iam getting brown discharge. What does it mean?

Brown = blood: Brown discharge is blood. This means you've had a small amount of bleeding. This should be evaluated. You're too early for an ultrasound but hormone testing will be done after ivf to confirm that everything is progressing normally. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more