Well, the cause of the yellowish or brown vaginal discharge
is a common and usually harmless issue.
Occasional spotting between periods
might have this appearance and can be normal, especially if you're taking low-dose birth control pills.
So in most cases, this does not sign of disease. If it is, then usually this indicates bacterial vaginosis
, STD or polycystic ovarian syndrome
Less common, some other hormonal
disorders may be present. In some cases. However, a yellow or brown vaginal discharge could indicate a serious problem.
Although brown and yellow vaginal discharge often does not indicate a serious problem, it should not be ignored if it persists, recurs or is accompanied by other symptoms and then you should see a gynecologist for further work up.
In some cases, a yellow or brown vaginal discharge could indicate a serious problem.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Dr Ivan R. Rommstein, General Surgeon