- Discharges during pregnancy - should not be afraid
- Norm and pathology
- From the chest
Pink discharge during pregnancy
It has long been observed that the first weeks of pregnancy for all women occur in different ways. The longer the pregnancy, the more appears the common characteristic of all pregnant women, the symptoms. The same applies to discharge from the genital tract: in particular, they may be different in the early stages of pregnancy.
Pink discharge in early pregnancy - no panic, but we need to see a doctor
First pregnancy all external and internal genital organs of women rebuild their work under the influence of hormones. They grow additional blood vessels and mucous membranes of these organs are particularly vulnerable.
Often pink discharge in early pregnancy indicate the presence of micro traumas mucosa. For example, after intercourse, after a vaginal ultrasound probe, after examination of the gynecologist with the use of mirrors. In addition, the increased vulnerability appears in cervical erosion, they also begin to bleed slightly after minor injuries. Therefore, at the beginning of pregnancy, it is desirable to reduce the number of sexual contacts, and hold them as gently as possible. Nor douche - it can injure the mucous membrane of the vagina and cervix and cause a reflex contraction of the muscles of the uterus, which ended in miscarriage
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Sometimes pink allocation occurs when the next menstruation are due - the body set up for the continuation of the menstrual cycle, when it became pregnant. As a rule, it is not dangerous, if not accompanied by pain and quickly ends.
All of the state - the options normal pregnancy, so you just need the time to notice the appearance of pink secretions and consult a doctor to clarify their origin.
Pink discharge, which continues for a long period of time and go into spotting and accompanied by spastic pain, can talk about the threat of termination of pregnancy.
In most cases, this is due to insufficient production of female sex hormone progesterone which prevents uterine muscle contraction and thus the termination of pregnancy.
With a lack of progesterone may at first appear pink discharge from the genital tract that move fast enough in spotting
Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
. That is why with pink secretions during early pregnancy it is better to consult a doctor. Blood test for progesterone
Progesterone - norm and pathology
immediately clarify the picture and if not enough progesterone, a woman will appoint replacement therapy. To conduct such treatment necessarily, otherwise there will be a miscarriage.
Pink allocation in the second half of pregnancy
All external and internal organs of women continue to evolve undergoing changes, including their proliferating blood vessels. Therefore, the appearance of a small amount of pink discharge after a small injury (inspection gynecologist, sex, ultrasound) is not dangerous for a woman.
It is dangerous if the appearance of pink discharge accompanied by pain in the abdomen. It is a sign of incipient miscarriage or premature birth. In this case it is better not to wait for the appearance of overt bleeding and call an ambulance.
Pink discharge may be a sign that the departed mucus plug is located in the cervical canal and close it. This can occur both in preterm and at term (normal) delivery. It may also occur premature discharge of water, which is accompanied by rupture of membranes, in this case, water can not immediately released, and leak (if the gap was small), with a pink color (with rupture of membranes may cause damage to the small blood capillaries).
In all these states is of great importance competent assessment of the condition of the pregnant woman. Thus, the combination of pink discharge with abdominal pain
Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?
It requires immediate access to medical care that is necessary to call an ambulance. If there were the little pink isolation and a woman has a suspicion that they may be associated with a small injury of the mucous membrane of the vagina and cervix, then you just need to apply to the antenatal clinic for further diagnosis.
Pink discharge during pregnancy can have very different origins. But in any case, they should alert a woman. It was a timely visit to a doctor or antenatal clinic quick call an ambulance can sometimes prevent serious complications of pregnancy.