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I've been having brown stringy discharge 2 weeks before and after my period. Is this an infection?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Brown Vaginal Discha
This does not sound like an infection but more like retained clots and may be a sign of dysmenorrhea or menometorrrhagia.
There are many potiential causes for this that should be evaluated with a history, physical, laboratory and diagnostic studies.

In brief: Brown Vaginal Discha
This does not sound like an infection but more like retained clots and may be a sign of dysmenorrhea or menometorrrhagia.
There are many potiential causes for this that should be evaluated with a history, physical, laboratory and diagnostic studies.
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