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Why do I have a pink discharge from my vagina?

Why do I have a pink discharge from my vagina?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes depending on the details of your situation. These include infections, polyps, side effects of contraceptives, tissue tears, medications and others. So a complete history and evaluation would be needed to tell. ...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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Why do I have a brown discharge after being fingered?

Why do I have a brown discharge after being fingered?

Discharge: Hi! i'm guessing you are asking about vaginal discharge. Brown tinted discharge after digital penetration could be bacterial. Consider having a culture and exam with your gynecologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Premenstrual d/c: It can be very normal. Prior to your period there can be some change in your hormone levels which would cause the lining of your uterus to break down earlier than your normal period. ...Read more

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If I have brown discharge, do I have chlamydia?

Not necessarily: Chlamydia can cause abnormal vaginal discharge -- not usually brown in color, but it could happen. However there are many other conditions that cause abnormal vaginal discharge, and it's pretty much impossible to know the cause except by professional exam. Don't try to guess at the cause; see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have light orange discharge?

What do I do if I have light orange discharge?

An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a non specific urethritis infection or could be something more serious, maybe even an STD. Best to see a doctor and have it checked ...Read more

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What to do if I have brown discharge and cramping?

What to do if I have brown discharge and cramping?

It depends.: Usually brown discharge is old blood and women can have spotting (have very light bleeding). Cramps are common with menses. You should talk to your doctor so that they can get more information from you and evaluate you to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Why do I seem to have a unnormal discharge?

Why do I seem to have a unnormal discharge?

Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more

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I have bv. I am having a thick light yellow discharge. What should I do to clear it up?

I have bv. I am having a thick light yellow discharge. What should I do to clear it up?

See your ob gyn: You would need to get tested to verify for BV then get a prescription for BV i'd that's what is causing your diacharge. If you have been treated for it you need to wait sometime 14 days after starting the treatment to see a significant change in discharge. If it continues to persist you need to go back to your ob/gyn for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have a light period?

Why do I have a light period?

Not sure: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge and it hurts to pee? Should I be worried?

Why do I have brown discharge and it hurts to pee? Should I be worried?

Infection: The brown discharge is suspicious for an infection. This can irritate your urethra and cause burning. Get this checked out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had a white chunky discharge lately, what could it be?

What to do if I have had a white chunky discharge lately, what could it be?

Get it checked.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. ...Read more

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If I have a light brown discharge can I ovulate?

If I have a light brown discharge can I ovulate?

Probably: These are not generally related at all. You'd need to give mor information to say you can/cannot ovulate, but the discharge is not to worry. ...Read more

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Why do I have a brown stool but when i wipe it is yellowy?

Why do I have a brown stool but when i wipe it is yellowy?

The color of stool: Your stool color depends on your meals.If you have no symptoms and your stool frequency and consistency is normal then the color may be normal variant except when blood in stool is suspected. ...Read more

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I am suppose to get my period tomorrow. Today I noticed I have clear discharge with blood streaks what could this mean?

I am suppose to get my period tomorrow. Today I noticed I have clear discharge with blood streaks what could this mean?

You may need to: check for a vaginal infection and check pregnancy test. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable ...Read more

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Why i always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Why i always have a vaginal discharge? What should I do?

Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. ...Read more

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What happens if I missed my period and have white creamy discharge but a neg test what should i do ??

What happens if I missed my period and have white creamy discharge but a neg test what should i do ??

Check again: Many things can throw off your period. If you are pregnant it may not show up on testing right away. Wait a week and repeat pregnancy test. Other medical condiitons and stress can also effect your cycle. Follow up with gynecologist ...Read more

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