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For the past 4 days I have experienced light brown discharge. I am experiencing some itching but I belive it is do to shaving. There is no foul odor and I have not been sexually active. I thought it would be related to my period but my last period was two weeks ago. I have experienced this before and the light brown discharge has gone away. Should I be worried? what is the cause of this?


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replied December 29th, 2010
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A18045
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Brown discharge can be due to many reasons which could be pregnancy, infection, cervical infections or problems, hormonal problems, use of contraceptives, menopause, old oxidized blood etc.
The exact cause needs to be found by a thorough examination and tests like vaginal smear, PAP smear. If infection is detected, appropriate treatment would be started. If you are sexually active, then get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection.
Take care.



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