Pink discharge before menstruation: normal or disease

December 4, 2014

 pink discharge before menstruation
 Some women sometimes have pink discharge before menstruation. It is not always their appearance indicates the presence of disease. But very often pink discharge - one of the symptoms of many diseases. Therefore it is best to consult a doctor to undergo a full examination.


When the pink highlight are the norm

Conventional discharge from the genital tract of women - a liquid that sweat of blood and lymphatic vessels located beneath the vaginal epithelium. To her mixed mucous secretion that produce glandular cells of the cervix and uterus, as well as cancer vestibule. Furthermore, in the normal discharges include epithelial cells, bacterial (preferably sour milk) and a small amount of microflora leukocytes.

The normal vaginal discharge clear or whitish. When you see them in a small amount of capillary blood they turn pink.

Not always the presence of such secretions evidence of any disease. Some women pink mucus Mucus - what is the norm for a healthy woman  Mucus - what is the norm for a healthy woman
   It appears in a small amount during ovulation Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?  Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?
 . During this period, hormonal changes, and due to high levels of estrogen Estrogen - the key to bone health  Estrogen - the key to bone health
   a small portion of the mucous membrane is rejected. This happens a half or two weeks before menstruation and are not accompanied by any unpleasant symptoms.

It is also considered the norm pink highlight that appear in two or three days before menstruation. Then they return to normal menstruation and continue for two or three days after its completion.

If a woman takes hormonal contraceptives, in the middle of the cycle may appear pink discharge. This usually occurs in the first few months after starting these drugs. Pale pink discharge before menstruation Selections before menstruation - that is the norm?  Selections before menstruation - that is the norm?
   often appear in women who use intrauterine devices.

Pink allocation before the date of the alleged delay in her menstruation and often indicate the occurrence of pregnancy. If implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterine lining small blood vessels are damaged, and secretions from the genital tract apparent slight admixture of blood.


Pink allocation in pathology

Pink and sometimes spotting - a frequent symptom of various diseases. They can occur when:

  • Endometrium;
  • Endocervicitis and cervical erosion;
  • Endometriosis;
  • Endometrial polyps and cervical cancer;
  • Benign and malignant tumors.

Endometritis - an inflammation of the lining of the uterus. The emergence of such a state by a variety of intrauterine intervention (dilatation and curettage, abortion and childbirth complications, the use of intrauterine device). This inflammation can become chronic in the following situations:

  • Scraping carried out repeatedly;
  • There has been no adequate treatment of postpartum or post-abortion endometritis;
  • The uterus intrauterine devices were for a long time;
  • Because of the suture after cesarean section.

In acute endometritis body temperature rises, there is a fever. Vaginal turn pink, sukrovichnymi, with an admixture of pus and acquire an unpleasant odor. There are pain in the abdomen and groin.

Chronic endometritis is accompanied by prolonged and heavy menstrual periods. More rarely cause bleeding between periods. Vaginal discharge is mucopurulent, because of the small amount of blood can purchase a pink tinge.

Endocervicitis - inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the cervical canal. This disease can occur both in acute and chronic forms. It occurs after damage during childbirth or abortion and intrauterine interventions. Also, the emergence of the cervical canal inflammation contribute to diseases of other parts of the reproductive system (inflammation of the vagina, the uterus). Endocervicitis development occurs under the following microorganisms: Escherichia coli, streptococci, staphylococci, mycoplasma, chlamydia, trichomonas, gonococci, trichomonas and viruses.

In the acute stage of the reproductive tract endocervicitis appear mucopurulent or purulent discharge, sometimes with a small amount of blood. Occasionally this condition is accompanied by a drawing pains in the lower back and abdomen.

Endocervicitis If not treated, it becomes chronic. Cervical inflammation eventually leading to the development of erosion.

Endometriosis - the process by which tissue similar in structure to the endometrium proliferate outside of the normal uterine mucosa localization. When such abnormal foci arise in the muscle layer of the uterus or in her neck, before and after menses appear meager spotting. Abdominal pain and prolonged, heavy menstrual period - one more symptoms of endometriosis.

The most common benign tumor disease of female genitalia - uterine fibroids. This is a benign tumor nodes of the smooth muscle cells. Uterine fibroids is shown bleeding and cramping abdominal pain. When necrosis node appear brownish liquid discharge with an unpleasant odor.

When endometrial cancer first appear watery liquid bleach. They arise due to the destruction of lymphatic vessels located superficially. Later secretions appear admixture of blood and they can be pink. The main manifestation of endometrial cancer - uterine bleeding. Pain in this disease appear only in severe cases.

In order to ascertain the cause of the pink discharge, consult your doctor. After examination, the doctor will assign all the necessary tests and studies to identify or exclude a variety of diseases. If it is detected any abnormality, the doctor will prescribe treatment.

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Brown discharge after menstruation - a problem or not?

December 19, 2014

 brown discharge after menstruation
 Brown discharge after menstruation can be quite normal. But sometimes they are the same signals that the body has some trouble. Pay particular attention should be attributed to the selection, which lasted more than three days and have an unpleasant putrid odor.


The cause of brown discharge after menstruation - options rules

The causes of brown discharge after menstruation may be different. Considered normal appearance of brown discharge immediately after menstruation. This indicates that the bleeding has decreased, blood moves more slowly and therefore minimized. However, brown discharge shall be for more than 1-3 days after menstruation.

Various small monthly violations occur in the first three months of hormonal contraceptives, including small spotting may occur after a month. Against the background of intrauterine contraceptives may experience the same problem. All these options are the norm.


When the brown discharge after menstruation are not the norm

It is not the norm prolonged (over 3 days) after spotting month. You should also pay attention to the selection, which appeared a few days after the end of the month. Finally, it should alert the unpleasant putrid odor discharge - this may indicate an infection.

Light brown discharge after a month that last for more than three days and have an unpleasant odor, are often a sign of chronic endometritis - infection-inflammatory diseases of the uterus, which in most cases begins after a difficult birth or abortion.

Dark brown discharge Brown allocation - what do they say?  Brown allocation - what do they say?
   clotted after a month may be signs of hyperplasia or uterine adenomyosis (endometriosis, uterine body). Often such isolation occur when submucous (located directly under the mucosa) of endometrial sites in the uterine wall. The main symptom of endometriosis except for bleeding is severe pain in the abdomen Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?  Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?

The cause of brown discharge after menstruation can also be uterine fibroids, endometrial watered.


Treatment brown discharge after menstruation

In order to eliminate the brown discharge after a month, you must first figure out why they are there, that is, to establish the correct diagnosis.

If the cause of menstrual disorders is relatively recent onset endometritis, it is treated. The structure of the complex treatment includes:

  • antibkakterialnye funds (sometimes several) - systemic and local (for example, irrigation uterine cavity solution metrogil) actions;
  • anti-inflammatory and antihistamine;
  • physiotherapy - electrophoresis with zinc, laser therapy, magnetic therapy, and so on;
  • Reflexology courses Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies  Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies
  • vysokodozirovannye hormonal contraceptives (eg, marvelon).

If endometriosis occurs for a long time and there were fibrotic (proliferation of connective tissue) changes in the walls of the uterus, it is carried out mainly local treatment (such as radon irrigation), in combination with physiotherapy treatment and reflexology courses.

When adenomyosis Adenomyosis - avoid constant stress  Adenomyosis - avoid constant stress
   well appointed complex treatment, which in most cases includes conservative and surgical methods. Endometrial nodes were removed, after which the conservative treatment is prescribed. Women of childbearing age who want to have children, it is recommended to get pregnant as soon as possible after the operation, as it relapses occur very often (pregnancy prevents recurrence).

The structure of conservative treatment includes hormone therapy (inhibits the activity of female sex hormones estrogen, which are the cause of the disease), immunomodulation, treatment of iron deficiency anemia (it develops due to systematic blood loss).

Surgical treatment - is largely sparing laparoscopic surgery, allowing only remove endometrial nodes retaining body. But in severe extensive lesions of the uterus if a woman worried about pain and heavy bleeding, the uterus is removed. Women who are not intended to have children, the uterus is removed in order to prevent recurrence of the disease.

If the cause of brown precipitates after menses is uterine fibroids, it is treated by means of conservative or surgical procedures. Conservative treatment with the help of hormones used in the treatment of fibroids small and medium sizes, which are not accompanied by prolonged heavy bleeding and severe pain. Surgical treatment is carried out strictly on the testimony. The choice of operation depends on the location, tumor size, and age of the woman. The operation can only be removed myoma node or the entire uterus.

Brown discharge after menstruation require additional survey of women.

Galina Romanenko

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