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Forum Name: Female Sexual Disorders
Question: Brown, somewhat gooey, Discharge.
|Jeezumacres - Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:18 am||
My period went off about six days ago. When I wiped myself last night, a small bit of brown gooey discharge came off.
This has been happening since, I think, mid-2004. It happens in-between my periods and is worse (read: very thick & gooey) after an orgasm (which seem to bring on my period early - but I digress).
I'm not sexually active - in fact, I'm still a virgin - so what could be causing this?
Please, help! I'm 18 and on no medication. I really am sorry if this is all too vague.
|Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Apr 25, 2006 6:16 am||
Generally speaking, brown colored discharge usually represents "old blood". One of the causes may be due to the uterine contents not being completely shed during menstruation. Forceful orgasms also may cause this appearance. I would however suggest that if you have not have not had a recent gynecological exam that you do so to rule out any underlying conditions, for example, hormone imbalances, cervical abnormalities, etc.
Theresa Jones, RN
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