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Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

Brown gooey discharge what does it mean?

The brown may: Be due to older blood being cleaned from the uterus. 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

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 is brown gooey menstrual discharge mean?

What is brown gooey menstrual discharge mean?

Normal: Brown discharge is just old blood, blood that has dried inside your uterus, cervix or vagina. Gooey discharge is typically coming from your cervix. There are glands in the cervix which make a gooey discharge, every woman has these glands and every woman will have this discharge at some point in her life. Discharge is affected by hormones as well, so the time of the month can affect type of disch. ...Read more

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Brown gooey discharge instead of my period. Does this mean I may be pregnant?

Brown gooey discharge instead of my period. Does this mean I may be pregnant?

No: That brown discharge is likely to be your period. The blood turns brown when it is older and deoxygenated. ...Read more

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My last period was 4/25/14 and I missed my period for May. On 6/5/14 I started seeing brown gooey discharge and I still have it. What does this mean?

My last period was 4/25/14 and I missed my period for May. On 6/5/14 I started seeing brown gooey discharge and I still have it. What does this mean?

Irregular periods: 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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My period was 7 days late and instead of blood I have gooey brown discharge. I had the implanon put in about a month ago. What does this mean? Thanks

My period was 7 days late and instead of blood I have gooey brown discharge. I had the implanon put in about a month ago. What does this mean? Thanks

It probably has no: Meaning. Your menses will be different due to the hormones in the device. What u explain is typical. Hopefully it will soon become less frequent then stop. If you get persistent bleeding the addition of Estradiol 1 mg is cheap and can help but hopefully will not see this problem. Gd luc. ...Read more

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What does on & off brown gooey discharge mean when I haven't had a period this month, then I had chunky whitish pink discharge & im on birth control.

What does on & off brown gooey discharge mean when I haven't had a period this month, then I had chunky whitish pink discharge & im on birth control.

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge can indicate an infection. But most often vaginal discharge can also be your normal vaginal fluids. In the presence of an odor, change in color or blood, then this discharge may indicate an infection. Always check with your doctor. ...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 vaginal discharge and never had your period before?

What does it mean when you have brown vaginal discharge and never had your period before?

It might be a period: Your first period might just be a little brown mucous without red blood. Make sure and let your mother know that you might be starting. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have brown discharge and very light bleeding instead of normal periods?

What does it mean when you have brown discharge and very light bleeding instead of normal periods?

Menses: Light bleeding probably means a thin lining, usually associated with being on the pill. ...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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Skipped period for a month, 100% not pregnant, but have brown gooey discharge with little bit of cramping. What could this be?

Skipped period for a month, 100% not pregnant, but have brown gooey discharge with little bit of cramping. What could this be?

Hormonal changes: The "brown gooey" discharge suggests some irregular bleeding and old blood in the uterus/vagina. Alterations in hormones are very common, especially in young women, and can be triggered by stress, illness, fatigue, other medical problems (thyroid), etc. Since you are sure you are not pregnant, you could watch and see if this normalizes in a month or two, but if not, you will need to see your doctor ...Read more

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What does brown sticky discharge mean?

What does brown sticky discharge mean?

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

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What is brown gooey discharge a sign of?

Brown discharge: Female? Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What does light brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge?: It may be old, deoxygenated blood mixed in with vaginal secretions. ...Read more

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My girlfriend have a pinkish brown discharged what does it mean?

My girlfriend have a pinkish brown discharged what does it mean?

Hard to say.: The answer depends on whether or not she is on birth control or not. Pregnancy, infection, cervical irritation, and mid-cycle bleeding are all possible. If pregnant and bleeding or has bleeding with fever or pain, she needs to get seen today. ...Read more

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What does it mean when discharge changes frm light pink to light brown?

What does it mean when discharge changes frm light pink to light brown?

There 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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I've had a long continuous stringy light brown, sometimes cloudy brown gooey discharge the past 2 days...I should be starting soon. Should I worry?

Yes: More information is needed to characterize the possible problem you may have. However, the best thing to do is to see your primary care provider and have the sample of your discharge checked. ...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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What does the red brownish discharge mean?

What does the red brownish discharge mean?

Vaginal Discharge?: Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Red D/C may be newer blood mixed in. ...Read more