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I have a brown discharge that smells like vinegar what is

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I have a brown discharge that smells like vinegar what is this ?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I haven’t seen a doctor and I am not taking any medication
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Nope
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have asma
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
Hello and welcome to Just Answer. I look forward to answering your question. When was your last period? Are you using any birth control?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I haven’t started my period and no
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Can we just text
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
No there is not any way to text. How old are you?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I don’t have th money for that just text me pls
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
Texting is not an option. How old are you?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Can I cancel my subscription
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
And I am 12 and I really need help pls just tell me what it is on here
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
I’m sorry but you are too young to use this service. A brown discharge could mean your first period is starting. I am hoping you can speak to one of your parents about this.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I don’t feel comfortable talking to my parents about this that is why I want to talk to you
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
We are not supposed to give advice to anyone under 13. It sure sounds like you are getting your period. The first period can be brown discharge or light spotting. You are going to need some sanitary supplies. Do you have a friend or other relative that can help? I am assuming you are not sexually active
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
No I am not sexually active and I just don’t feel comfortable talking to anyone
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
I would wait a few days to see if your period starts but you should be sure you have sanitary supplies on hand
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Yeah I do
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Do you want me to send a pic to you of what it looks like
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
It also smells like vinegar
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
I don’t think a picture would help. Are you having any other issues like itching or burning
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have a itch like 2 a week
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
But not really
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
If it helps you I turn 13 today
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
Ok then it is not a yeast infection which can cause darker discharge. I think you may be getting your first period. See what happens in the next day or two. You can come back to this question any time
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have put a new pad on to see if it is still coming out
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
That’s a good plan. You can message me tomorrow if you need to
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
You are welcome and I will wait to hear how things go.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thx
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 8 days ago.
My pleasure
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have been thinking of anything else that has been going on and I always have milky coloured Liquid like always
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 7 days ago.
A milky color discharge is normal. This is how the vagina cleanses itself. The discharge is composed of shedding cells. Please reply with questions and consider a positive rating. We are not compensated without a rating. thank you for using JA.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I haven’t had any more brown stuff in my pants but I have a Bad stomach ach
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
That’s good. I am still wondering if you are going to start your period. If your parents have some Tylenol you can use that. I would still strongly encourage you to talk to one of your parents about your symptoms
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I am happy to talk to you are I have and some and it won’t go
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Ok. Try some Tylenol then but if your stomach pain worsens you will need to confide in your parents. Appendicitis is a possibility with stomach pain in your age range
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
It is pain right down at the bottom of my stomach
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
That could certainly be pain due to your period starting. You are just going to have to wait it out and see
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
It is £35 to talk on phone I haven’t got that much money I am 13
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Please ignore any requests to talk on the phone. They are auto generated by the system
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Oh ok
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
How long after hair on your �� and boobs does your period start
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Within 2 years. Some girls 6 months, others longer. If you have pubic hair and breast development, then the last thing to happen is your period
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok as I have both
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Then you should be expecting your period
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Let me know in a few days how things go
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Alright
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 6 days ago.
Thanks for using JA