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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

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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I have an IUD for about 3 years now. My periods recently stopped 8 months ago. I had thick brown discharge. What does that mean?

I have an IUD for about 3 years now. My periods recently stopped 8 months ago.  I had thick brown discharge. What does that mean?

IUD: It is common for women who have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud to stop having their period altogether or only have some very mild spotting, this can be brownish at times. Take care! ...Read more

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I have thick brown discharge but am on implanon and only get my period every 3 months it's been 2 months since my last period?

I have thick brown discharge but am on implanon and only get my period every 3 months it's been 2 months since my last period?

Normal on Implanon: The most common side effect of IMPLANON® is a change in normal menstrual bleeding pattern. It is not unusual to have shorter and/or lighter periods, or to skip periods. The thick brown discharge you are experiencing is due to minimal bleeding during your period. Some women stopped taking Implanon due to changes in menstrual periods, while others see fewer and/or lighter periods as a blessing. ...Read more

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This the first time this has happened. After hard sex I have light bleeding didn't last long a day after I have thick brown discharge look like poop?

This the first time this has happened. After hard sex I have light bleeding didn't last long a day after I have thick brown discharge look like poop?

Brown discharge: this is most likely old blood in the vaginal cavity. I would have it checked out by your on/gyn next week some time. In the meantime you could cleanse the area with a vinegar and water rinse. Feel better! ...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?

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