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When To Be Concerned About Dark Brown Nipple Discharge
Get examined: Brown discharge is usually associated with bloody discharge which can represent a papilloma. Papillomas can be benign or contain abnormal cells. It is best to follow up with a breast specialist. ...Read more
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
Yes: This may indicate a threatened miscarriage and occurs when there is a mild separation of the early placenta. Strict bedrest and no intercoarse. Progesterone administration is found to be helpful in relaxing the uterus and allowing the separation to heal. See you ob/gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No but: It's probably not to worry about either. If it stops soon, forget it, if it persists see a doctor. ...Read more
For about a week i've been having brown milky to dark brown discharge with spotting blood. What could this be?
Common: 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
I have clear and milky nipple discharge when squeezed both breast is this something I should be worried about?
Check prolactin.: You have galactorrhea. This may be a benign condition but you should see a doctor to check your prolactin level, especially if you have any headaches and /or blurred vision. You could have a prolactin secreting tumor in your pituitary gland in your brain. Please see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
This is awkward to ask but should I be concerned about a thick sticky long pale yellow vaginal discharge after my period? It's only ever happened 2X
Needs testing: Vaginal discharge will change throughout the menstrual cycle. Yellow/Brown right after a period can simply indicate old blood. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more
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Depends: If you have been sexually active or otherwise physically active, or had a recent cervical exam you may spot lightly. You also may have spotting related to a vaginal infection. As long as the spotting is not accompanied by cramps, severe pelvic pain, increasingly heavier bleeding or uncomfortable vaginal discharge, relax. If you have had a miscarriage or are at risk for an ectopic preg, contact doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Squeezed nipple, white discharge came out then discharge had a red tinge to it this same nipple hurts when i get my period. Nothing from other nipple?
Likely benign, but..: Nipple discharge is very common and most nipple discharge is not due to cancer. However, when there is blood in the discharge, it should be worked up to rule it out. Much more likely this is a papilloma, duct ectasia, or even traumatic. A clinical exam by your doctor and an ultrasound can be helpful. ...Read more
Yes: Greenish yellow w bad odor; white, gray or yellow w fish-like odor; clumpy white w/o an odor, clumpy green or yellow are all types of d/c which can occur with infections. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my poop is always yellowish? Majority of the time. When I wipe, it's yellowish brown. Could this be serious?
It depends: It is usually related when taking birth control pills, depo shots or any other hormone method of contraception. But it could also be pregnancy or other irregularities in menstrual periods, like hormonal changes related with stress, thyroid problems. If this is been going on for a while you should see your primary care physician to guide you better. ...Read more
I just found out I'm pregnant and am noticing some golden color discharge. It's not brown, but has a slight brown "tinge" to it. Is this normal?
Probably normal: Pregnancy causes an increase in your vaginal discharge. It also causes an increase in the blood flow to the cervix and vaginal walls.The brown tinge can be from some old blood. Chances are good this discharge is perfectly normal. If pain or itching develop, see your practitioner. ...Read more
My stool hasn't been a normal brown color for awhile. It's usually a very light brown to more yellowish color. What causes this? Should I be worried?
Yellow stool: There are many reasons stool may change color; some are more serious than others. Light or yellow stool could indicate liver or gallbladder problems. It is definitely a symptom that shouldn't be ignored. Go see an internal medicine doctor or gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light (color/flow) orange blood, watery and a noticible odor. Is it at all possible to be pregnant? NOT trying. This "period" was 4 days late... help
When in doubt: just check pregnancy test. And if you are still not bleeding normally and first pregnancy test was negative, check it again in 1 week. Monitor your symptoms to see if they will go away. If not, visit a GYN or family physician to make sure you do not have a bacterial or fungal infection. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed a clear watery discharge from my nipples for the first time. Only happens if squeezed. Should I be concerned?
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