Yellow discharge during pregnancy - when to worry

October 29, 2009

 Yellow discharge during pregnancy
   Discharges during pregnancy may have a different character and it does not always indicate that the body is something precarious. But in order to understand the situation, you need to consult a doctor, the woman herself is difficult to understand, it is normal or not. To a pregnant woman is not left alone with their questions and fears, as well as to prevent all possible complications, it must regularly attend antenatal clinics. Nonpregnant women nature of the discharge is always associated with the menstrual cycle. In the first half of the menstrual cycle when goes oocyte maturation, a woman's body is mostly under the influence of female hormones estrogen resulting from the genital tract become liquid and sufficiently abundant - they are needed to ensure meeting the ovum with the sperm after it leaves from the ovary (ovulation).

In the second half of the menstrual cycle, estrogen is greatly reduced and comes to the fore another female sex hormone - progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 Under the influence of which the discharge becomes thick and viscous, they fit in a plug closed cervical canal, preventing the infection to penetrate - it prevents the fertilized egg from a variety of influences.

In the first three months of pregnancy (meaning obstetric months to 28 days or 4 weeks), the major hormone acting on the female body is progesterone, so the selection can be thick, opaque (sometimes with yellowish tinge) and viscous. But keep in mind that the contents of the normal vagina should have an acid reaction, which is caused by the presence of lactic acid bacteria that produce lactic acid. In this environment, the pathogens can not replicate, so odor from excreta should not be.

From the fourth month of pregnancy, "grab power again" estrogen - liquid discharge becomes more abundant, transparent, sometimes slightly yellowish, but they also should not have an unpleasant smell.

 Yellow discharge during pregnancy - when to worry

From what may change the nature of secretions during pregnancy

During pregnancy a woman's body is particularly sensitive to various influences, including the effects in the genital area. Thus, various gaskets Feminine pads - talk about wings  Feminine pads - talk about wings
 , Personal care products can cause discomfort in the form of itching and various kinds of selections (typically, such isolation are transparent and have no smell, if not now) infection who are after the elimination of these effects. But we must remember that with this stimulation the female genital organs are especially sensitive to the effects of infection: getting even small amounts of pathogens (eg, dirty hands or other foci of infection through the blood) can cause inflammation.

And finally, the most unpleasant - allocation can buy yellow infections, sexually transmitted diseases.

 Yellow discharge during pregnancy - when to worry

Select with nonspecific inflammatory processes of female genital organs during pregnancy

Nonspecific inflammatory processes called such because they are typical of many infectious agents. More often it happens staphylococci, E. coli, Proteus, etc. These inflammatory processes are rarely sharp, often inflammatory process was already before pregnancy, and with the onset of her intensified. Therefore, it is important to treat all possible foci of infection before conception.

Selections an exacerbation of the inflammatory process may acquire yellow color and odor, which suggests that they had a pathogenic microflora (infectious agents). Such an inflammatory process in the early stages of pregnancy can result in miscarriage Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?  Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?
 As in inflammatory processes may suffer lining of the uterus in which the embryo is embedded.

Currently developed distinct methods of treatment of inflammatory processes at different stages of pregnancy.

 Yellow discharge during pregnancy - when to worry

Selections infections, sexually transmitted infections

Infectious agents transmitted sexually, can enter the body during pregnancy, and can stay there for a long time, when hidden within this infection. This happens when the wrong untimely treatment without laboratory monitoring: infection under the influence of antibiotics hid for a time, and during pregnancy, when a woman's body is weakened by sharp shifts in hormonal levels and metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
 , Pathogens "come alive" and cause aggravation.

In such cases we speak of specific infections: for each pathogen are typical signs of their own. So, for gonorrhea pus characteristic yellow color with an unpleasant odor, which are accompanied by burning and itching in the genital area.

Treatment of infections during pregnancy - is a complex process, however, there are medications that can affect the infectious agents, without causing complications in the fetus.

Discharges during pregnancy should be cause for concern, but not to frighten the woman. It should clearly know that prenatal doctor will always help her to understand what is normal or not.

  Galina Romanenko

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Artichoke Maternity - useful or not?

October 20, 2014

 artichoke for pregnant women
 Artichoke pregnant as drugs does not necessarily benefit. The fact that the data have confirmed how effective it is an extract of artichoke pregnant women. At the same time eat an artichoke Artichoke and its medical application: help the liver and gall bladder  Artichoke and its medical application: help the liver and gall bladder
   food may be pregnant - fresh artichoke leaves the concentration of biologically active substances is much lower.


Why pregnant women artichoke?

Artichoke - a plant that has hepatoprotective (protects liver cells from any influences), choleretic, diuretic, antispasmodic and anti-oxidant (inhibits the action of toxic free radicals, which are formed during metabolism) effect.

The composition of the artichoke includes many vitamins, minerals and biologically active substances. It is the combined effect of all of these components determines the medicinal properties of the artichoke.

The liver of the pregnant woman is experiencing a double burden for the disposal of toxic products produced during metabolism. It will not prevent reception hepatoprotectors.

During pregnancy, under the influence of hormones may be disturbed motility of biliary tract. The physiological process of relaxation of smooth muscles of the uterus, preventing miscarriage Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?  Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?
 It leads to a decrease in the motor activity of smooth muscles of other abdominal organs such as the intestine (this causes constipation) and biliary tract (heaviness in the right hypochondrium, digestive disorders). With the increase in the volume of the uterus, it compresses the organs of the abdominal cavity, which can amplify all of these symptoms.

The reason for the purpose of artichoke extract Artichoke extract - for the treatment and prevention of various diseases  Artichoke extract - for the treatment and prevention of various diseases
   It may be the presence of a pregnant woman hidden or obvious edema - an artichoke has a mild diuretic effect of potassium-sparing.

If the reduction of motor activity of smooth muscles of internal organs gives a woman the discomfort, it is prescribed symptomatic treatment. But, for example, pregnant laxatives suit, not all but only those that do not increase intestinal motility, or the woman could threaten miscarriage Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?  Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?
 . The same condition must be met for the appointment Cholagogue.


Deciding Whether to Use artichoke during pregnancy?

The instructions to all drugs, active substances which is an extract of artichoke in the list of contraindications pregnancy is not mentioned. However, in these written instructions, the drug can be used only on prescription.

Manufacturers do not recommend this drug as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of pregnant women, as the effect of the extract of artichoke is a combination of its components, in connection with which a kinetic observation by chemical or biological research is not possible. That is the track action of the individual active substances included in the artichoke extract, on the body of a pregnant woman and the fetus impossible. For the same reason it is impossible to detect and artichoke extract metabolites in the body.

Pharmaceutical companies conducted biological research on animals showed no adverse effects of artichoke extract on pregnancy and the fetus. But no one can give a guarantee that the person and artichoke extract will act similarly.

In this regard, the responsibility for the appointment of pregnant women artichoke extract is passed on to the doctor. That doctor needs to assess the state of women weigh all pros and cons and then assign the drug.


Is it possible to eat an artichoke?

Fresh fruits Artichoke pregnant women may well be eaten, but in moderation, and not every day. For example, thinly sliced ​​fresh fruit artichoke can be added to salads with fresh cabbage, cucumber, tomato and so on. Also, finely chopped artichokes can be added to a vegetable stew, prepared by quenching.

Fine young and tender artichokes eaten raw, larger boiled, stewed or steamed in food are just the fleshy petioles and the base of the artichoke petals. When a cut artichoke dark due to the presence of a large amount of iron, so after cutting them rubbed with a piece of lemon. When you prepare the artichokes darken the skin on my fingers, they are easy to scrub with lemon or lemon peel.

Artichokes baked in the microwave: Rinse artichokes, remove tough outer leaves and stems, cut lengthwise into two halves, sprinkle with lemon juice, salt, put in a refractory form, sprinkle with oil and sprinkle with chopped herbs; bake for 10 minutes at a power setting of 700 watts of power.

Artichoke is safe for pregnant women only as a food product, while medicines based on artichoke extract may appoint a doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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