Brownish vaginal discharge and lower abdominal pain. Must be bacterial?

See your gyn. Multiple etiologises for those syptoms--not necessarily infectious.
Not necessarily. Discharge can be many things, bacterial infection is only one possibility. Brownish discharge is often menstrual related, old blood, or a sign that menses is about to start. Pain can also be caused by many things. A pelvic exam is a good starting point when evaluating these symptoms.

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