I got my depo september 10th after my miscarriage i got the depo while bleeding and a week later it stoped and i havent had a period but last week i wipeed it was pink but i never stainded my self then i noticed this brown discharge and smelly and i know its not normal please help what could it be oh and i took a pregnancie test and it came out negative and the only reason i took it was because that smell i would get it when i came out pregnant with my 7 yr old son!!! please help
Old blood has a sour kind of smell. Is the smell sour or is it really foul or fishy? If it is fishy or really foul, it could be an infection. If it is just kind of a sour smell, then it is just old retained uterine lining from either the miscarriage or your last period or it could have been a bit of lining that was building up after you got the Depo. Depo prevents the uterine lining that we shed as our "period" from developing but you may have had a bit of build up to shed. Normally this lining is very bloody and plushy but the hormonal changes caused by your contraceptive makes it not so plushy and so it is drier and may become old before it is shed. This drainage will sometimes look kind of thick because there is more tissue and less blood. If it continues to be a nuisance, see your gynecologist just to be sure.
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