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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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What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

What does it mean when you have reddish brown discharge?

Reddish 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 it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have light brown vaginal discharge?

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. Brown just indicates old blood which has been sitting at the back of the vagina for awhile. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have yellowish discharge from vagina?

What does it mean when you have yellowish discharge from vagina?

Get checked for: Vaginal infection. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/guide/sexual-health-vaginal-infections.

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What does it mean when you have a pinkish creamy vaginal discharge?

What does it mean when you have a pinkish creamy vaginal discharge?

Probable yeast: Most vaginal discharges are caused from either yeast, bacterial vaginosis, thrichomoniasis, chlamydia or gonorrhea. Yeast has a creamy, clumpy, "cottage cheese" like discharge. Bv has a white thin fishy odor, the other three are detected by testing in the office. Best bet is to try an over the counter anti-yeast creat such as monistat for 5 days. If no better than you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it when you have white chunky discharge?

What does it when you have white chunky discharge?

Candida albicans: Is a yeast infection of the vagina and produces a characteristic white discharge. Headquarters of the infection is in the bowel and requires Nystatin treatment by mouth as well as local treatment. Also, stop taking sugar. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a brown discharge and vagina odor?

What does it mean when you have a brown discharge and vagina odor?

Can't diagnose: But would recommend medical evaluation to rule out an infection. ...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 orange discharge?

What does it mean when you have orange discharge?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a no specific vaginitis infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked. The orange color might be blood related ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

What does it mean if I have a yellowish gooey discharge and pregnant?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. The vaginal discharge needs testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have white creamy discharge?

Possibly nothing.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have brown vaginal discharge?

Usually old blood: Depending on other history (periods, other symptoms) may or may not be important. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a bloody discharge?

Bleeding Somewhere: A bloody discharge from any of the body orifices that is not routinely expected would suggest bleeding somewhere. As you did not state your gender, or where the bloody discharge is, more information would be required to provide a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a clear slimy thick discharge but it does not have an odor?

Normal: This is usually quite normal and may suggest the time of your month when you can most easily become pregnant with unprotected sexual activity. ...Read more

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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 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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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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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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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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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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I took ipill within 72 hours after fifteen days I'm getting thick brown n black discharge what does this mean .. am I pregnant Im 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 Im 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'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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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 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