Itching during the month - the reasons are different, but the result is

April 5, 2012

 itching during menstruation
 Sooner or later, every woman is faced with such a problem as itching during menstruation. Independently determine the cause of this phenomenon is difficult, and sometimes impossible. Therefore, in case of occurrence of such symptoms should be compulsory to consult a doctor, especially if the itching persists over several cycles. The causes of itching are very diverse, it is first necessary to eliminate infection of the genital organs, which is only possible at the time of analyzes. And, of course, in any case, should not engage in self-justifying inability to visit a gynecologist lack of time and other circumstances.


Causes of itching during menstruation

As noted above, the causes of itching during menstruation are very numerous. These include:

  • thrush (candidiasis urogenital);
  • nonspecific colpites:
  • trichomoniasis;
  • herpes virus and human papilloma virus;
  • intolerance to sanitary napkins, particularly tampons How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions  How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions
  • violation of hygiene;
  • chronic inflammatory diseases of the uterus and appendages;
  • chronic physical diseases such as diabetes Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease



In order to establish the cause of itching during menstruation, you must be examined (in the postmenstrual period):

  • Medical examination

In the case of vaginitis, there is congestion of the vaginal walls, pathological bleach and smears found an increased amount of white blood cells and abnormal flora (fungi, trichomonas, etc.). For example, thrush whites have curd character, itching intensified, not only during menstruation, but after intercourse at night or after consuming large amounts of carbohydrates. When Trichomonas coleitis also observed increase in cables, they are yellowish-green color and an unpleasant odor.

  • Handed a pelvic examination

On palpation of the uterus and appendages gynecologist can reveal their pain, pasty, indicating either an acute or a chronic process.

  • Tests for infections, sexually transmitted infections

If the normal vaginal smear is not detected abnormal flora prescribe specific tests for infection Tests for infections - important indicators  Tests for infections - important indicators
 Sexually transmitted infections (chlamydia, ureaplasmosis Ureaplasmosis - inflammation of the urogenital system  Ureaplasmosis - inflammation of the urogenital system
 Herpes virus, etc).

  • Colposcopy

Colposcopy (examination of the cervix under magnification) is especially recommended in the presence of pathological processes in the cervix (erosion, cervicitis, warts).

  • Pelvic ultrasound

Ultrasound performed if indicated.

  • Consulting of a therapist

Medical consultation and the subsequent submission of analyzes (blood sugar, blood for thyroid hormones) are conducted after the exclusion of all gynecological reasons.



Treatment of itching that occurs during menstruation, depends on the cause, he was summoned.

If you have appointed colpitis specific anti-inflammatory therapy (thrush is treated with antifungal drugs, prescribed drugs for trichomoniasis metronidazole, nonspecific colpitis treated with various disinfectants). The treatment of endometritis and adnexitis more sophisticated and complex (antibiotics, antispasmodics, vitamins). Chronic inflammation of the uterus and requires follow-up medical preventive courses and rehabilitation (health resort treatment, physiotherapy, mud). In the presence of pathological processes of the cervix (erosion) is carried out moxibustion, lazerovaporizatsiya and more.

Separately should stay on the obscure causes of itching during menstruation. So, often, itching occurs as an allergic reaction to sanitary pads (especially flavored). Changing pads leads to the elimination of itching. Often there is itching as a result of violation of the rules of hygiene during menstruation. It is necessary to wash at least two times a day without using soap or using special neutral gels. During menstruation should not take a bath, sauna or steam bath. In addition, itching during menstruation may occur as a result of violations of the diet. It is necessary to eliminate this period of sharp, fatty and sweet foods.

Anna Sozinova

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Painful and plentiful monthly - what are the reasons

January 17, 2013

 painful and heavy periods
 The painful and heavy periods may occur at any age, both in adolescence and in premenopausal Premenopausal women - one step in a woman's life  Premenopausal women - one step in a woman's life
 . This issue brings a lot of trouble and a woman violates not only the rhythm of life, but often deprives her disability. Reasons for the occurrence of painful and heavy menstruation are quite numerous. Often this symptom indicates the presence of gynecologic pathology. Therefore, when a painful and heavy menstruation need to see a specialist.

 Painful and plentiful monthly - what are the reasons

Menstrual cycle

The menstrual cycle - a recurrent changes in the body that are subject to the action of sex hormones, and is characterized by functional changes in the uterus, ovary, breast, and in all the organs and systems in general. The normal menstrual cycle lasts from 21 to 35 days. Menstruation lasts three to seven days. Discomfort and discomfort in the abdomen during menstruation is considered a normal variant. Menstruation does not cause violations of the general state of health. The normal monthly start in 11-15 years and can be extended to 45-55 years.

 Painful and plentiful monthly - what are the reasons

Causes painful and heavy menstruation

The causes of painful and heavy menstruation include:

  • Adolescence

Primary algomenorrhea (painful and heavy menstruation) occurs in adolescent girls about one and a half years after menarche. Cause of the disease is unclear, but the pathology is associated with the menstrual cycle and transient jump hormones. Painful contractions of the uterus caused by increased production of prostaglandins, which leads first to the spasm of the uterine muscle and accumulation of blood in the uterus, and then to a very heavy and painful menstrual bleeding. In addition to lower abdominal pain, teenagers complain of general weakness and malaise, loss of appetite, sleep disturbances Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . Perhaps the increase in body temperature to 37-38 degrees. Pains occur in one or two days before the start of menstruation, cramping in nature, and are given in the lumbar region and the rectum.

  • Congenital malformations of the uterus

Congenital malformations of the uterus caused by hereditary diseases, occupational hazards, alcohol, and smoking during pregnancy. Congenital anomalies of the structure of the uterus occur either in its irregular shape (two-horned uterus, or a doubling of the uterus) or the presence of uterine cavity walls. Pathology in the structure of the uterus is a violation of its contractile capacity, which leads to a stagnation of blood in its cavity, followed by painful and copious.

  • Hysteromyoma

Uterine cancer refers to a benign tumor formation. Fibroids are composed of muscle and connective tissue. The increase in size of the uterus due to the formation of tumors leads to a heavy menstruation. Pain during menstruation due to the inability to reduce fibroids. Especially dangerous submucosal fibroids when myoma node grows deep into its cavity. Such a complication, as the birth of submucosal site, accompanied by intense pain and cramping massive bloody discharge Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology  Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology

  • Endometriosis genitals

Endometriosis genitals is also uncommon cause heavy and painful menstruation. In this disease in the genitals appear and grow endometrioid heterotopias, which are similar to the histological structure of the cells of the endometrium. Uterine endometriosis or adenomyosis characterized germination in muscular and serosal layer it endometriotic lesions, which leads to the destruction of the blood vessels of the uterine wall, thereby increasing the menstrual blood loss. In addition, when the uterus adenomyosis Adenomyosis of the uterus - the problem of women forties  Adenomyosis of the uterus - the problem of women forties
   also violated its contractile ability, which is the cause of painful menstruation.

 Painful and plentiful monthly - what are the reasons


Treatment of painful and heavy menstruation is to eliminate the cause, caused them. Therapy algodismenorei in adolescence include antispasmodic drugs and analgesics. Uterine fibroids and endometriosis genitalia treated hormonal agents, and in severe cases, surgery is performed.

Anna Sozinova

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  • amenorrhea