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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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Why am i having brown discharge?

Why am i having brown discharge?

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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Why am i having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Why am i having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Blood: This sounds like early onset of menses, and represents the first few drops of uterine bleeding. This can be normal. ...Read more

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I have my period and after a week im having yellow strechy discharge. Am I pregnant?

I have my period and after a week im having yellow strechy discharge. Am I pregnant?

No: but you may have a Pelvic / vaginal infection Get it checked out by your Family Practitioner/GYN when practicable (AFTER your menstruation stops) Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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Why am I getting sudden brown discharge?

Brown d/c: 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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Hi I am 14dpo and have a positive pregnancy test. Yesterday I had started having brown discharge when I wiped. Am I having a miscarriage?

Hi I am 14dpo and have a positive pregnancy test. Yesterday I had started having brown discharge when I wiped. Am I having a miscarriage?

Possibly: It is not uncommon to have some light spotting or brownish discharge early in pregnancy, so it does not necessarily indicate that you are having a miscarriage. You should see an clinician asap to examine you, possibly order lab tests and;/or performa an ultrasound, discuss your pregnancy options, and coordinate your care. ...Read more

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Why am i having a late period along with brown discharge?

Why am i having a late period along with brown discharge?

Don't know.: Brown d/c is likely old blood. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im pregnant & have a milky pink discharge, am i having a miscarriage?

Im pregnant & have a milky pink discharge, am i having a miscarriage?

GYN monitoring: This does not sound like a spontaneous abortion; however it should be checked by your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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I am. Ttc and I am 3dpo. I started having brown discharge at 2 dpo. I've never had this before and im wondering what this could be?

I am. Ttc and I am 3dpo. I started having brown discharge at 2 dpo. I've never had this before and im wondering what this could be?

Normal: It is not uncommon for women to experience a small amount of bleeding around ovulation. This is associated with a brief, abrupt drop in estrogen that occurs at that time. This small amount of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. I hope that this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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I am having brown discharge am i ovulating or am i pregnant?

I am having brown discharge am i ovulating or am i pregnant?

May be neither: What time in your cycle did it occur (mid cycle or end of cycle)? 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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I have brown watery discharge. Am i still pregnant?

I have brown watery discharge. Am i still pregnant?

There could be: Some old blood in your discharge. Many women have spotting early in pregnancy. I would let your obstetrician know. ...Read more

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Why am I having pink discharge after I had my period this month?

Why am I having pink discharge after I had my period this month?

D/c after period: Check HCG. Also follow up with PAP and check for vaginal infection. If all negative and persists check ultrasound f/u /w/ doc urgent care ...Read more

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I already had my period and i now am having a lot of brown discharge?

I already had my period and i now am having a lot of brown discharge?

Menstrual Cycle: Normal menstrual cycle is every 28 days (21-35 days normal), with about 5 days of bleeding (2-8 days normal). ...Read more

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Why am I having brown discharge when I don't ever have periods?

I'd be concerned: Although brown discharge may be nothing, blood that is slowly released may exit the vagina with a brown discoloration. Women over the age of 50 have to be concerned about uterine cancer, which often releases a small amount of blood. Women of all ages can have ovarian or cervical cancers, with similar bleeding. Not all blood is red. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding and also having brown discharge a day after sex?

Why am I bleeding and also having brown discharge a day after sex?

Could be normal: This could be caused by irritation of the cervix during intercourse. If you are not having any fever or vomiting then sometimes the cervix will bleed after intercourse. The blood will clot and turn brown. Later the clot will dissolve and come out as watery and brown. If symptoms don't go away or having other issues I would see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have missed my periods and i had a white discharge. am i pregnant?

I have missed my periods and i had a white discharge. am i pregnant?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Then schedule a visit to have your vaginal discharge tested for infections. ...Read more

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I m late for my cycle and i m having yellowish discharge what can this be?

I m late for my cycle and i m having yellowish discharge what can this be?

Yellow discharge: You might have an infection if you have yellowish discharge especially if it's bad smelling, now as far your late cycle if you are sexually active then a pregnancy should be ruled out. Please see your PMD. ...Read more