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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

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 are some causes of sweet smelling light brown discharge? It smells as sweet as pineapple and i haven't eaten any pineapple lately..

What are some causes of sweet smelling light brown discharge? It smells as sweet as pineapple and i haven't eaten any pineapple lately..

Discharge: Your discharge is normal. The brownish discharge is due old unoxygenated blood. The sweet smell is due to the normal acidity of the vagina. ...Read more

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Guy's i apologize for all of these questions but i was wondering why i always seem to have a smelly period. My brown discharge afterwards smells foul.

Guy's i apologize for all of these questions but i was wondering why i always seem to have a smelly period. My brown discharge afterwards smells foul.

Do not be sorry: Get an evaluation and the smelly discharge tested to assure you do not have an infection. By getting an evaluation, you can get properly diagnosed and then treated, and all your questions will be answered. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi only recently IV had some light brown discharge that smells.... Also very bad headaches are they linked? And is it serious? Xx

Hi only recently IV had some light brown discharge that smells.... Also very bad headaches are they linked? And is it serious? Xx

Depends: 1st off- Discharge from where? Anything coming from the body that smells "bad" probably needs to be cultured since it sounds infected. So you'll need to get that done. 2nd'ly- Headaches related? Depends on timing. Are these headaches exactly linked in onset to when you starting with discharge? If they resolve with discharge then, likely yes. More questions? www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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After my mentruation 2 weeks after i had brown discharge and after a week my discharge smells like rotten egg then blood discharge came out. Im scared?

After my mentruation 2 weeks after i had brown discharge and after a week my discharge smells like rotten egg then blood discharge came out. Im scared?

Check for tampon: A bad smelling bloody discharge can be from a retained tampon. Check for that. If not, see your doctor to be checked for an infection. ...Read more

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I think my period has just finished but there's this brown discharge which smells funny what could it be a sign off?

I think my period has just finished but there's this brown discharge which smells funny what could it be a sign off?

Old blood/tissue: During your period, the lining of your uterus is shed and expelled through your vagina as red blood and tissue. At times, some blood is retained in the vagina and turns brown, before leaking out. It is nothing to worry about. Take Care! ...Read more

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I have a brown discharge that doesn't smell like much of anything but I have an itch on the sides of the inside of my labia it smells weird through my pants but not on my actual vagina

I have a brown discharge that doesn't smell like much of anything but I have an itch on the sides of the inside of my labia it smells weird through my pants but not on my actual vagina

Your : Your symptoms are concerning for an infection. Please be seen and tell your provider your concerns. You need to have an examination with culture swabs taken. Please be seen immediately as vaginal infections can cause serious problems. If you develop pain, fever, or vomiting then you would have to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Brown discharge on Depo-Provera shot? It kind of smells odd, like irony or eggy...? No STDs either, we both got tested.

Brown discharge on Depo-Provera shot? It kind of smells odd, like irony or eggy...? No STDs either, we both got tested.

May be normal: You may have old bloody discharge for up to 9 months after Depo Injections. See a Provider if you are concerned. the smell may just be old blood. ...Read more