- Discharges during pregnancy - should not be afraid
- Norm and pathology
- From the chest
White discharge during pregnancy
At the time of registration on the pregnancy in the antenatal clinic gynecologist always tells the woman that will occur in her body and what symptoms should pay special attention. Attention is paid to the possibility of allocating and during pregnancy.
In the first 12 weeks of pregnancy in women under the influence of progesterone in normal usually appear glassy thick clear discharge
Transparent allocation when they are normal?
. But sometimes the discharge can be white or close to white color. This is normal - such allocation prevent spontaneous abortion and infection in the uterus, as the mucous plug is completely occludes the cervical canal.
Starting from the second trimester of pregnancy (after 12 weeks), the action of progesterone
Progesterone - norm and pathology
reduced, but increases the effect of other female hormones estrogen - they contribute to the growth and development of genitals and mammary glands. Under the influence of estrogen from the genital tract are more liquid and abundant. They also colorless, but some women may have a whitish color - it is also a variant of the norm.
At the same time rely solely on color selections can not - they often have an individual color. Women should alert the following symptoms: unpleasant odor discharge, discomfort sensations (itching, burning), irritation of the skin secretions of genitals and inner thighs. Combining these features with the discharge of any nature should be the reason for seeking medical attention.
Sometimes women are itching and burning in the genital area. When viewed from the mucous membrane of the external genitalia reddened and swollen, her in some places there are grains of white cheesy discharge. If this condition is not treated, white cheesy discharge grow and sometimes cover all the mucous membranes in the form of films. Films hard shot from the mucous membranes, leaving a bleeding surface.
This disease is called candidiasis or thrush, as appearing in this release are similar to curds. Thrush is caused by yeast fungi of the genus Candida, and a pregnant woman can deliver a lot of discomfort.
The fungi of the genus Candida are natural inhabitants of the mucous membranes of the genitals of men and women. But they usually do not cause disease as long as a person has normal immunity. During pregnancy, the immune system is always reduced (this is a normal physiological response of the body, which prevents conflict organisms of mother and child), so a pregnant woman is always susceptible to different kinds of infections, especially candidiasis.
Thrush began - what to do?
If thrush has begun, it should be treated. For the treatment of yeast infections in pregnant women, there are special medications, which are not absorbed into the bloodstream, surfactants acting only within mucous membranes, destroying them fungi. Such preparations do not adversely affect the fetus. Obstetricians antenatal know what drugs and at what stages of pregnancy should be used in order to make a pregnant woman from yeast.
Tolerate thrush and wait for delivery, in order to be treated after them is impossible. The problem is that Candida can get sick and the baby. Very rarely, however, is vutriutrobnaya infection caused by the yeast genus Candida, it is very dangerous and can cause fetal death. More often candidiasis is transmitted to the fetus during labor, and it is also dangerous, because a newborn baby may develop serious illnesses such as pneumonia
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Therefore, prenatal endeavor to identify and treat thrush.
Preventing thrush - strengthening the immune system
If a woman does not want to be treated on the yeast, it must take care to strengthen its immunity. To do this, first of all it needs nutritious food with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and fish, the obligatory presence in the diet of dairy products, vegetable oil, a variety of cereals.
No less important is the mobile lifestyle, physiotherapy and maximum exposure to fresh air. Hiking useful even in late pregnancy - they will help not only to maintain the immune system, but also to strengthen the muscles that will be required during labor.