Menstruation after abortion: norm and pathology

May 5, 2011

 menstruation after abortion
 Nearly all women know how important the menstrual cycle in their lives. By the menstrual cycle, its length and by the menses can determine whether the procedure is an organism. But few women are aware of how and when to begin menstruation after abortion, and what is its duration. Very often misleading spotting immediately after the abortion, which are mistaken for menstruation. Restoring a normal menstrual cycle after abortion also has its own characteristics, and depends on many factors.


Menstrual cycle and menstruation

The normal menstrual cycle in healthy women between 21 and 35 days. It depends on the individual and is regulated by hormones of the pituitary gland, adrenal glands and ovaries. The length of the menstrual period is also different for each woman - from three to seven days. The first day of menstruation is the first day of the menstrual cycle The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases  The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
 . The normal monthly painless or mildly painful.


Types of medical abortion

All abortions are divided on the timing of them into two large groups. It abortions that take place up to 12 weeks and abortion in the later stages - 22-24 weeks. Separately, you can select another medical abortion. Depending on the duration of pregnancy and abortion vary and timing of menarche onset and recovery times of the menstrual cycle. In addition, these figures are influenced by a variety of complications that arose during and after the abortion.


Discharge after abortion

Abortion - a surgical procedure, and how each operation, abortion is accompanied by damage to the blood vessels and blood loss. After abortion uterus is an extensive wound surface, which naturally bleeds until spazmiruyutsya all vessels.

Normally, after a medical abortion Medical abortion - be wary of the ordinary  Medical abortion - be wary of the ordinary
   bleeding from the genital tract extend from three to seven days, up to a maximum of ten.

The intensity of discharge varies from scarce to moderate, and depends on the duration of pregnancy. For example, after the mini-isolation abortion in nature smearing. Exception for sustained release of the drug after release constitute abortion, which can last until the next menstrual period. If spotting Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology  Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
   after abortion or heavy bleeding occur, you should immediately consult a doctor. This suggests the possible remains of the ovum.

In the case of therapeutic abortion, which was produced in the later stages, the separation can last up to one month, gradually changing from bleeding to sukrovichnyh and serous (similar to the postpartum period). If the PAC allocation acquired an unpleasant smell, reminiscent of meat slops mind, it indicates the inflammatory process in the uterus.


The first menstruation after abortion

After normal therapeutic abortion (without complications) first menstruation normally occurs in about a month.

It depends on the woman's menstrual cycle (that is, if the menstrual cycle is 28 days, and menstruation worth waiting through the same time period). In this case, the first day of the menstrual cycle should be considered as the date of the abortion. But do not forget that ovulation Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?  Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?
   It can occur on the tenth-eleventh day after the abortion, even before the first menstrual period. Therefore, in this period it is very important contraception. For this purpose, obstetrician assigns combined oral contraceptives (as protection against the possibility of pregnancy, and for the recovery of the menstrual cycle).

But perhaps earlier and later onset of menarche. In this case also need to see a doctor. Late start of menstruation (45 days and up to amenorrhea) indicates too "good" curettage of the endometrium, with damage to its deeper layers, up to the muscular layer. Sometimes, after such manipulation in the uterine cavity formed adhesions leading to infertility hereinafter. Since abortion - a dramatic failure in the hormonal system, it is often first period takes place in a scanty, which is associated with inhibition of ovarian function.

Anna Sozinova

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The menstrual cycle after childbirth: its characteristics and recovery

January 27, 2011

  • The menstrual cycle after childbirth: its characteristics and recovery
  • When returns

 menstrual cycle after birth
 One of the major questions that ask women about their health after pregnancy, is the menstrual cycle after birth. After giving birth, due to the changes that occur in a woman's body as a whole, her menstrual cycle is changing in many ways. That's no reason to worry, as these changes are normal and natural. Changes in menstrual postpartum different women may be different, depending on their physical parameters, breastfeeding, hormonal, and other similar factors.

Experience shows that after birth the menstrual cycle becomes more unpredictable and irregular. Many women menstruation is stretched to five or six months, and within a few months after giving birth menstrual cycle is irregular. Many women after giving birth also is heavy menstruation. This happens because the body needs some time to return to normal operation. Menstrual cycle after birth may be preceded by premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and some women have menstrual cramps. Typically, such states are within a few months.


The first menstruation after childbirth

The first menstrual period after birth can be very difficult. Since the female body has just undergone many changes and is still changing in a certain way, the first postpartum menstrual cycle can be a painful and deliver a lot of inconvenience. It may also occur premenstrual syndrome, accompanied by bouts of nausea and light headedness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 . Many women confuse the first menstruation after birth with postpartum discharge. Postnatal selection appear immediately after birth and consists of blood, mucus and tissue that lines the uterus during pregnancy. They are very similar to the ejection of blood, which happens during menstruation, but they may be formed in much larger quantities and have the form clots. Postnatal selection continues a week or two.


The menstrual cycle after childbirth and breastfeeding

The main factor or condition that affects the menstrual cycle after delivery is breastfeeding. Because a woman's body to breast-feed - this is something new, it tries to adapt to the process of breastfeeding, delaying the arrival of menstruation. If a woman is breastfeeding on a regular basis, then menstruation may not come up until breastfeeding is not completely over. Although not all women can be just so. The reason for the delay menstruation is that when a woman breastfeeds, the pituitary gland produces a hormone known as prolactin. A prolactin suppresses ovarian function, such as ovulation Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?  Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?
 . Inhibition of ovulation and prevents the onset of a new pregnancy during the period of breastfeeding. Prolactin may cause irregular menstrual cycle after birth. If a woman feeds her baby as a bottle or breast, it may start menstruating approximately four months after giving birth, but it would be irregular and difficult menstrual cycle. If you just feed your baby from a bottle, the menstrual period may begin in a month or two.


How to regulate the menstrual cycle after birth

Despite the fact that the female body is returned to normal operation only a few months after birth, few women have difficulties in order to normalize your menstrual cycle. There are a few things that will help make the menstrual cycle after pregnancy regular. This can help to exercise and diet. It is necessary to perform simple physical exercises Myths about exercise: do not believe  Myths about exercise: do not believe
   and eat a balanced diet that contains all the important nutrients and minerals. It is necessary to drink plenty of water, fruit and vegetable juice, avoid alcohol, smoking, ready meals and convenience foods as long as the menstrual cycle returns to normal. You should also avoid stress, get enough rest and sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams

If the pregnancy experience any menstrual problems should go to the hospital and discuss it with your doctor. Do not worry about your menstrual cycle, it is better to continue to work on it and enjoy motherhood.