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I forgot to remove tampon and getting brown discharge. Is this normal ?

Hi there 6 days ago, i discovered a left tempon inside me ! I am 40 years old and was mortified. Today - 6 days later i have a browninsh discharge again but no odour ? Also, can this mess with your menstual cycle ? Thankyou.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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Hello and welcome to HealthcareMagic!!

Browish discharge is either blood itself or a discharge coming out of an infection. Watch out for fever. If it starts itching or continues to discharge then seek help
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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Welcome to healthcareMagic.

It is not at all safe to leave a tampoon like that .You should maintain good hygeine .There is a risk of staphylococcal infection.

Please be in easy reach to your Doctor.Keep taking lots of water and watch for fever or drop in BP (dizziness , weakness).

It will not effect your future menstrual cycles.

Take care.
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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