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I have dark brown snotty discharge ive had for about 3-4 weeks now? what could it be

I have dark brown snotty discharge ive had for about 3-4 weeks now? what could it be

Vaginal discharge?: This may be an infection with old blood mixed with mucous secretions. If this is a vaginal discharge, you must be examined and tested for both bleeding, infection and/or exposure to STD. Call for a GYN appointment today! 3-4 weeks is simply too long. ...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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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

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Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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I would like to know why I am having such heavy dark brown discharge?

I would like to know why I am having such heavy dark 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 dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Not normal,infection: You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment because you may have infection with brown discharge. ...Read more