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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

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 does thick brownish red discharge mean?

What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

Depends: Is it coming out of your ear, your penis, your anus? Some details might help. ...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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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 delivered a still born just over one month ago, I am now getting thick sticky brown discharge is this normal?

Common, but check: Common is not exactly normal. It may not be a problem, but it is worth an exam to verify and relieve your worry. Going through a stillbirth is a stressful thing and reassurance can't hurt. Also, if there is a problem, getting attention is the thing! Have an OBGYN exam to be sure. ...Read more

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Brown thick stringy discharge mid pill pack, what does this mean?

Brown thick stringy discharge mid pill pack, what does this mean?

Not Important: If this brown discharge does not bother you, then do not worry. This is only if you have not missed any pills. If you have missed the pill, then it may be because of that. Otherwise, if it bothers you, you can switch to a higher dose pill. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have thick sticky clear/white vaginal discharge and a bit of wetness?

Normal functioning: The vagina will secrete a clear or sticky discharge that is non itching nor malodorous. It is part of normal physiology in response to a variety of factors including sexual stimulation. ...Read more

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Thick sticky white stuff on the inside of the vagina but no discharge. What does that mean?

Yeast: This is pretty classic for a yeast infection. Begin by treating with an over-the-counter yeast medication and if it does not clear up, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Stp depo march 12 period cme 19 april end 23/7 dys. Thn cme on 30 of april n 1st may spotted pink n brown. White thick discharge n panty. This means?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is frequently associated with irregular bleeding both when you first start it and when you stop it. This is the most likely explaination but the thick white discharge could represent an infection especially if it is associated with an odor, itching, burning, or pain. The only way to know for sure is to be tested. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am on implanon birth control. I am having thick, clumpy dry cordlike brownish discharge what could that mean?

I am on implanon birth control. I am having thick, clumpy dry cordlike brownish discharge what could that mean?

Need to see a MD: Does not sound like normal side effects. Side effects caused by Implanon are similar to other hormonal birth control methods such as combined oral contraceptive pills, according to the manufacturer, irregular periods or prolonged bleeding, headaches, acne, weight gain and abdominal pain were among the most commonly reported side effects in clinical trials. I would see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Had period last month for 4 days. Then 3 days after that had pink spotting for 2 days. 5 days after that brown thick discharge. What does that mean?

Possible...: With an abnormal vaginal discharge it is possible you might be suffering of an infection in which case you would need to be examined for a final diagnosis and treatment as necessary. It is also advisable to get a pregnancy test since this could be a possibility if you have been sexually active. ...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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Since I've been off my last period I've had brown sometimes clear discharge that is thick and sticky I have some spotting too. Why?

Since I've been off my last period I've had brown sometimes clear discharge that is thick and sticky I have some spotting too. Why?

Pregnancy?: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a thick white sticky like discharge does this mean I am ovulating today? I'm not on any brth control but my period last month was irregular

I have a thick white sticky like discharge does this mean I am ovulating today? I'm not on any brth control but my period last month was irregular

YES!!!: You are experiencing the discharge of the thick cervical mucus that occurs precisely on ovulation day!

The purpose of this gooey material is to promote the capture, and successful "swimming" of fertile sperm into the cervical canal and, ultimately, into their fallopian tube passage journey to wherever the egg is patiently awaiting to be fertilized!

If pregnancy is your goal, go for it ASAP! ...Read more

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Light brown discharge? Looks sticky? Spotting a little bit in the morning. What does this mean? Can't be pregnant but I have done dry humping before.

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Light brown discharge? Looks sticky? Spotting a little bit in the morning. What does this mean? Can't be pregnant but I have done dry humping before.

Vaginal Discharge: I would find a doctor's office to evaluate for an std. Pregnancy can also change vagina flora so a full evaluation for discharge is probably needed. ...Read more

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Ttc 3rd month on clomid (clomiphene). I had thick sticky clear discharge come out on day 22. Does this mean I'm ovulating?

Ttc 3rd month on clomid (clomiphene). I had thick sticky clear discharge come out on day 22. Does this mean I'm ovulating?

Unsure: An elevated progesterone level is confirmation of ovulation induction when taking clomid (clomiphene). If you start you period, then you did ovulate 14 days before the period started. Changes in the cervical mucous can be an indication of ovulation - but that is really not the best indicator. ...Read more

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I took ipill within 72 hours after fifteen days I'm getting thick brown n black discharge what does this mean. Am I pregnant I'm too young I don want?

I took ipill within 72 hours after fifteen days I'm getting thick brown n black discharge what does this mean. Am I pregnant I'm too young I don want?

Check a test: Hopefully the brown discharge is your periods. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Consider starting birth control to help prevent these scares in the future ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could I be pregnant?

What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could I be pregnant?

Maybe the thick: Brown discharge was your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood. If you believed that you may have missed your period and are sexually active - then would take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have been having unprotected sex for nearly a month. Today I've woke Up with brown sticky discharge no period negative preg test. What's it mean?

Endometrial shedding: Brownish discharge could be from hemolyzed blood from endometrial lining shedding from your uterus. However, if pregnancy test was done ...Read more

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Not had sex in a while- 2 days after brown discharge when I wiped lasted 4-6 days. Now- An overload of clear thick sticky discharge am I pregnant?

Clear discharge: If you have had unprotected sexual activity with sperm being discharged into your vagina, you could be pregnant. Suggest you do home pregnancy test if you miss your regular period. ...Read more

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I've a tiny clot left in my womb fr m/c. Dr: 1 cytotec/day, 5 days. Day 1, thick browny discharge. Day 2&3, nothing. Does tht mean I'm rid of everythg?

I've a tiny clot left in my womb fr m/c. Dr: 1 cytotec/day, 5 days. Day 1, thick browny discharge. Day 2&3, nothing. Does tht mean I'm rid of everythg?

Needs evaluation: Cytotec (misoprostol) may resolve your problem but does not always work. You will need a follow up exam to ensure that everything has passed. ...Read more

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Extremely thick white discharge a week before my period was due, it wasn't clear but sticky. Three days later I had brown spotting.

Infection? STD?: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally examined. Thick and white suggests infection, which also can cause spotting between periods. At age 21, STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas are among the most common causes, so get it checked out ASAP. Your local NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent source for expert, lifestyle-sensitive care. Good luck! ...Read more

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I took Plan B a week later got my period, but have been having thick brown tissue like discharge took a pregnancy test & it was - what does this mean?

I took Plan B a week later got my period, but have been having thick brown tissue like discharge took a pregnancy test & it was - what does this mean?

Hormonal changes: Plan B has a high content of hormones and when those wear out, many women have bleeding. The irregular bleeding will abate. You may wish to repeat the pregnancy test in about 10 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Thick Brown discharge right after intercourse then it stopped. Could mean what? Nomore B/C pills, and had unprotected sex & I have irregular periods.

Thick Brown discharge right after intercourse then it stopped. Could mean what? Nomore B/C pills, and had unprotected sex & I have irregular periods.

D/c after intercours: Sometimes there is bleeding after sex because of activity trauma. But would still be evaluated at doctor/urgent care for vagintis. Would also get urine /blood HCG and if recurs consider sonogram ...Read more