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Doctor insights on: What Is Dark Brown Discharge Age 50

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Complete hysterectomy at age 25. Age 51. Have dark brown discharge for over a month with no odor. Pelvic cramps, lower back ache and burning?

Complete hysterectomy at age 25.  Age 51. Have dark brown discharge for over a month with no odor. Pelvic cramps, lower back ache and burning?

Determine source: May be due to a vaginal infection or abnormality of the vagina. Was your cervix removed at time of hysterectomy ? Would recommend seeing your gynecologist. ...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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Is dark brown discharge considered a girls first period?

Is dark brown discharge considered a girls first period?

Brown discharge: Yes, dark brown discharge can be considered a first period. ...Read more

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Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Not unusual: Ovulation is an inflammatory process. The inflammatory chemicals (prostaglandins) may cause some instability in the uterine lining resulting in spotting. This would show up as a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period in three months and now there is dark brown discharge?

I haven't had a period in three months and now there is dark brown discharge?

Irregular menses: Menstrual flow isn't always bright red. Color depends upon flow rate as well as oxidation duration. Irregular menses are common in young women. Discuss birth control options w/your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood. Hormonal birth control pills often used to regulate menses. ...Read more

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This last week a lot of times when i wipe there is dark brown discharge. And i haven't gotten period yet. If its a STD what could it be ?

This last week a lot of times when i wipe there is dark brown discharge. And i haven't gotten period yet. If its a STD what could it be ?

Spotting: Probably light bleeding or spotting from menses...Could be std but unlikely...Reccomend follow up with md so he can evaluate discharge. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge. What does that mean?

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 dark brown discharge before mean?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This might be the very beginning of your period or you could have a little breakthrough bleeding. Take care. ...Read more

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I have dark brown discharge when i wipe, what could be wrong?

Many things: The discharge is probably scant old blood.This could be trivial or serious but at age 45, an exam is approprite. ...Read more