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Yellow Smelly Discharge After Period
Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean ?
Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted. ...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
Vaginal odor: Blood in vagina gets broken down into into products which gives the odor off when interacting with normal vaginal bacteria.If odor persists with discharge, one must rule out retained tampon or other vaginal infections needing treatment like bacterial vaginosis. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have missed my period by 6 days and I have a lot of white smelly discharge and i don't know what to do or what it means?
I don't have a period at all for whatever reason, and instead I have a brown nasty, smelly discharge all the time. It doesn't go away. Why?
Get checked: It's likely an infection. Get it checked, and it might be a simple treatment. Sometimes a bacterial imbalance can do it. ...Read more
I have a brown smelly discharge and im not sure what it is, my period was about a week and a half-2 weeks ago, and I'm a virgin, please help?
Possible BV: It is possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a change in the balance of bacteria in the vagina. This can be brought on my douching or using vaginal washes. It could also be a change in your discharge from ovulation. Usually discharge is thin, clear and abundant around the time you ovulate, but not brown. Get checked out by your doctor, PA, CNM or NP. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage about a month ago but I've been having smelly discharge is this normal? I also haven't had a period yet.
Maybe: After pregnancy, miscarriage, or vaginal/uterine surgery it is not unusual to get a discharge until healed. Often this discharge will have an odor because of blood/old blood and bacteria in the discharge. To be safe have this evaluated by doctor. However if associated with any fever, chills, dizziness, nause/vomitting, abdominal pain, bleeding, then follow up ASAP ...Read more
Brown discharge: Most often brown discharge after a period is old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It might have a slight odor but usually would not expect extreme malodor. ...Read more