Today, a large number of gynecologists distinguish the following types of discharge:
- Transparent - one of the most harmless and natural. They usually appear at a time in the woman’s cycle and speak of the removal of unwanted cells. They also contain pathogenic or unwanted bacteria. As a rule, can not be cured.
- Green highlights - an abnormal appearance, due to the fact that it is a symptom of a large number of diseases that are transmitted through sexual contact. They also indicate inflammation, during which red blood cells fight off antibodies.
- Yellow discharge Before menstruation, they are considered normal, if they have nothing that can alert, for example, there is no smell. If it is present, it speaks of pathology. They are also normal if their shade is not bright and has a muted color. In addition, the norm is a watery and even consistency without clots.
White discharge They also talk about the norm. Often their number increases before menstruation, after it ends in the process of pregnancy. They should not contain any foreign smell, such discharge before menstruation should be homogeneous and watery. In another case, there may be pathological processes and a woman should seek a recommendation from a specialist.
- Abundant or weak bright red discharge before menstruation is not the norm. They mean that a woman has a certain genetic disorder. It is determined by surveys.
- Black selection before menstruation - the equivalent of red, but they appear more dense clots.
- Dark or light brown discharge before menstruation - the cause is the presence of the disease in a woman. For example, polycystic, fibroids and others.
Discharge within normal limits
Often, many women get scared about any stains on their clothes in the area of the female organ. However, there are those who should not be scared.
Translucent color mucus indicates possible ovulation.
Creamy or jelly-like secretions usually occur in the first 15 days of the cycle in a woman and do not cause concern. Their meager character speaks of the second 15 days of the female menstrual cycle.
The white secret appears before or after sexual intercourse and is a normal occurrence.
Streaks of red color, not bright tone speak about the finished ovulation.
If you take contraceptives, then brown on the first day of menstruation or before it is considered normal.
All the listed species are normal, in case they did not smell. Any smell suggests that you should consult with a specialist and identify a possible deviation.
The reasons for the possible appearance of deviations in the appearance:
- taking some contraceptives
- diseases in the female genital organs,
- sexually transmitted diseases.
There are types of mucus that are required to alert a woman and make her go to check. So, any discomfort that is accompanied by them on any day of the cycle, along with itching, smell and mild pain in the ovaries, cheesy leucorrhoea, the secret of yellow, pink hues with the presence of clots and smell, heavy bleeding - everything suggests that you should consult a doctor . Pathological secret is a symptom of inflammatory processes, venereal, oncological, gynecological disease.
In contrast to normal, with such a secret there is discomfort, burning, itching and other symptoms. In a normal course, a smear on the flora is examined and a large number of normal lactobacilli and leukocytes are found in it. Pathology reveals pathogenic microorganisms that have settled in the area of the female genital organs and inside them. Often, they are the cause of thrush, diseases of the cervix and uterus, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, inflammation and other.
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Normally, periods last from two to six days. By the amount of the selection should fill no more than four pads. Menstrual secretion should have a watery structure, a normal smell of iron, uniform consistency.
Often, menstruation occurs from 25 to 30 day cycle in a woman. Having it sooner or later indicates some disturbances in hormones. Its beginning should be accompanied immediately by blood. If the brown secret first appears and lasts all day, but hormonal preparations are not taken by the woman, you should contact a specialist. If he appeared after an abortion or after a miscarriage - the norm. The onset of menstruation with yellow, pink and yellow secretions is the presence of vulvovaginitis. If before the onset of "women's" days, itching and burning appeared, it is necessary to be examined for the presence of candidiasis or diathesis.
When it is better to consult a doctor
A doctor should be visited every six months, regardless of whether there are any disturbing symptoms or not. Start a visit to a gynecologist after the first menstrual period. You should visit it earlier if there was an unpleasant smell from the vagina, bleeding appeared, no normal menstruation (scanty), there are extraneous pathological discharges, itching and irritation in the genital area, severe pain in the lower back, lower abdomen and ovaries, was interrupted pregnancy, was unprotected sexual intercourse, rape occurred, along with the secret pain appeared while going to the toilet.
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What is considered the norm
A rare woman can boast of full compliance with the norm, often there are situations when before the beginning of the menstrual period there are vaginal discharge of a pathological color - greenish with an admixture of a yellowish tint, whitish, brown or rich yellow. It cannot be said that secretion is a pathological process, because in this way the body organizes the protection of the genital organs against the effects of pathogenic agents and their excessive reproduction. But normally, such mucus does not cause discomfort. Before menstrual discharges are sufficiently abundant, but under the influence of body temperature, most of them evaporate and a small amount comes out.
Allocation in the first and second half of the menstrual cycle are different, consider what is considered to be the norm:
- The volume of mucus in accordance with the day of the cycle can vary in the range of 0.06–4 ml / day. Before menstruation, its excreted amount increases, but if the fluid is completely absent, it is also not considered a pathology - a woman may not feel insignificant discharge.
- Often, before menstruation, there is a yellow, odorless discharge, if the woman is completely healthy, or it may be slightly acidic. On the remaining days of the cycle, an unpleasant vaginal odor must be completely absent, otherwise the development of pathologies may be suspected.
- In the middle of the cycle during the ovulatory period, the secret acquires a viscosity and resembles the protein of a raw egg. With the approach of menstrual mucus begins to acquire the consistency of the cream, immediately after the critical days, the secret becomes liquid again.
- During the whole cycle, the mucus structure is homogeneous or with the inclusion of small lumps that are formed from particles of epithelial tissue.
- In the first half of the cycle, a clear or slightly turbid, colorless liquid that is released from the vagina is observed; as it approaches the critical days, it becomes white. The mucus that gets on the linen can have yellow shades against the background of the reaction with oxygen.
- Yellow discharge before menstruation may be the norm, but they should not cause discomfort, cause itching - unpleasant sensations indicate pathological processes occurring in the reproductive system.
Premenstrual discharge - the norm and pathology
Smearing the secret before menstruation is not a prerequisite, in the norm it can either be present or absent. Brown discharge before menstruation indicates the beginning of the separation of epithelial cells, this process is gradual and can be observed either immediately before the menstrual period, or several days before they begin. However, dark discharge a week before menstruation often enough indicate the presence of certain pathologies and may be accompanied by other signs:
- In addition to the “daub”, endometriosis is indicated by intense pain in the lumbar region and unpleasant sensations in the lower abdomen.
- With erosion of the uterine cervix, the brown smearing secret can appear not only before menstruation, but also during any period of the cycle, especially when a mechanical effect occurs.
- "Daub" may indicate myoma - a benign neoplasm.
- With endometrial polyps, a concomitant symptom is a significant pain in the lower abdomen.
Women need to consider that the nature of the secret before menstruation can change in accordance with the day of the cycle.
After menstruation, the appearance of mucus of a light brown color is considered normal, since during this period the final elimination of epithelial cells from the uterus occurs.
Yellow discharge as a sign of pathological processes
Now consider the situation when yellow discharge before menstruation is a symptom of the disease process. Of great importance is the consistency of such a secret, if it is similar to jelly and contains small clots, we can talk about the norm.
You should also pay attention to the accompanying signs - you can talk about gynecological pathologies when the yellow discharge before menstruation is accompanied by:
- An unpleasant smell burning and pain in the process of urination - with a combination of symptoms, we can talk about nonspecific vulvovaginitis, which develops on the background of unsuitable hygiene or with its excess. Also, with bacterial vaginitis, mucus consistency changes in colpitis - it acquires a noticeable thickness.
- Painful sensations in the process of copulation, which is characteristic of erosion of the uterine cervix. Violation of the cycle also indicates erosion, a brown secret in its middle, pain during urination. At accession of an infection allocation yellowish, with impurity of pus.
- High fever, intoxication, soreness in the lower section of the abdomen, chills - the development of salpingitis, accompanied by inflammatory processes in the ovary, uterus, bladder. In the acute form of the disease is characterized by general weakness and pain that occurs in the abdomen, lumbar region, giving way to the rectum. From the vagina stands out yellowish serous-pus-like mucus.
- Discomfort in the abdominal region, the appearance of cysts and adhesions, the development of infertility, a violation of the cycle - this means that the likelihood of adnexitis is high. Due to inflammatory processes, irritation of the vaginal mucosa occurs, burning. In addition to a yellowish shade, the secret has an unpleasant smell.
Yellow discharge peculiar to venereal pathologies. Chlamydia is characterized by an admixture of pus in them, burning and itching. The secret secreted in trichomoniasis is characterized by a yellow color with a greenish tint and bubbles, accompanied by the smell of rotten fish, a strong itching of the genital organs and their redness. In gonorrhea, there may be no obvious symptoms, but more often, stinging, burning sensation, and increased urge to urinate. In the yellow mucus secreted from the vagina, there is pus, there is a rotten fishy smell.
It is not excluded that the cause of yellow mucus is not natural processes and not hidden pathologies - allergic reactions to linen made of synthetic materials and means for intimate hygiene can also cause a secret, redness of the external genital organs is observed, burning, itching occurs. There is no unpleasant smell.
Does the discharge indicate pregnancy?
A gynecological examination and additional examinations, including the selection of a smear for analysis, may be assigned to an ultrasound scan, computer diagnostics, and other measures to determine the exact cause.
We must not forget about another possibility - there is a perception that discharge before menstruation is a sign of pregnancy. This is a rational grain, because fertilization of the egg changes the level of progesterone. This hormone is responsible for the correct development of the embryo during the first three months of gestation. During the period, the secreted secret is distinguished by an increased thickness and yellowish tint. Does not change the volume of mucus.
It should be remembered that not only the hormone is able to cause the secretion of a yellow secret. The reason may be hidden infections.
When a woman is pregnant, there are numerous hormonal changes that can disrupt the functionality of many systems and provoke an exacerbation of chronic diseases. First of all, immunity is reduced, pathogenic microorganisms begin to actively proliferate. A frequent consequence of pregnancy becomes vaginitis, thrush.
To determine exactly what triggered the secretion of a specific secret, the test that determines the pregnancy will not interfere. If it develops normally and the infection is absent, we can expect the cessation of yellow secretions three months after conception, when progesterone levels begin to decline.
What to do when a suspicious discharge
Given that the discharge can be both normal and pathological phenomenon, much attention should be paid to their own feelings. You will need to decide on the phase of the menstrual cycle. The following possible actions are:
- if there are no signs of pathological processes, and the appearance of a yellow secret falls on the second phase of the cycle, you can calm down and expect the onset of menstruation,
- If there is a delay, a pregnancy test is required;
- when, in addition to mucus, itching, burning or soreness occurs, a visit to the gynecologist is necessary,
- analysis of sexual intercourse of the last three months will not interfere - the incubation period of certain sexually transmitted diseases lasts so long
- if the reason is an allergic reaction, it will be necessary to exclude allergens - to replace linen, giving preference to natural materials, to abandon daily pads, to perform hygienic procedures using only warm water twice a day. You may need to take antihistamines and use local agents.
If diseases are detected during a gynecological examination, it is necessary to conduct a full-fledged therapy. The danger of not completely cured infections - their flowing into the chronicle and the possibility of damage to other organs.
Yellow discharge - what is it?
A woman constantly discovers vaginal discharge on her underwear. By their consistency, quantity, you can determine the phase of the monthly cycle. In the first half, they are transparent, a small amount. During ovulation, the discharge becomes clear, mucous, similar to egg white. In the second phase of the cycle, hormonal changes lead to the fact that the discharge becomes thick, increasing in quantity. Their color is white with a yellowish tinge. Therefore, the yellow color on the eve of menstruation can be regarded as the norm. If droplets of blood join such secretions, they become brown, pink. Thick yellow discharge has a slight peculiar smell. At the same time there are absolutely no unpleasant symptoms.
Causes of yellow discharge
Due to changes in the microflora of the vagina, yellow discharge may have a pronounced color, smell, accompanied by unpleasant sensations. What could be?
- Bacterial Vaginitis or Colpitis. Inflammation of the vaginal mucosa. Several pathogens of the disease - bacteria, fungi, pathological microorganisms. The vagina is colonized by pathogens that inhibit the growth of beneficial bacteria. As a result, dysbacteriosis of the vagina appears, followed by inflammation. The discharge becomes thick, yellow. A woman feels additional symptoms of the disease - an unpleasant smell, pain in the lower abdomen, burning of the genitals, pain during urination, sexual intercourse. Acute vaginitis without proper treatment becomes chronic. Then yellow discharge appears constantly, especially noticeable on the eve of menstruation.
- Cervical erosion. There are several reasons for erosion: too early sexual activity or delaying this process for up to 30 years, sexually transmitted infections, abortions, injuries, immune, hormonal disorders. Erosion manifests itself as a violation of the monthly cycle, secretions of brown color in the middle of the cycle, after intercourse, pain during urination. If an infection is attached to the erosion, mucous pus secretions appear yellow. Cervical erosion is diagnosed on examination. It is treated with medication, cauterization.
Salpingitis.Инфекционное воспаление труб матки. The acute form of the disease occurs with fever, intoxication, chills, abdominal pain, yellow vaginal discharge. The disease rarely occurs separately. Accompanied by inflammation of the ovaries, bladder, uterus. Pathological microorganisms that enter the body during sexual intercourse from the intestine can cause a disease. Nonspecific salpingitis occurs as a result of birth trauma, abortion, manipulation of the genitals, with the omission of the vagina, the formation or removal of the intrauterine device. Salpingitis is manifested by general weakness, pain in the abdomen, lower back, sacrum, gives to the rectum. Discharge serous pus with a yellow tinge.
- Adnexitis. Inflammation that covers the fallopian tubes, ovaries. Pathology leads to permanent discomfort in the peritoneum, adhesions, cysts, menstrual disorders, infertility. Most often, the disease is provoked by pathological microorganisms that penetrate sexually or from the intestine. Against the background of inflammatory processes, the mucous membrane of the vagina is irritated, there is burning, swelling. Yellowish discharge with an unpleasant odor.
- Allergy. May occur, as a reaction to synthetic underwear, intimate hygiene products. It is manifested by redness, burning, itching. Discharge yellow without odor.
When yellow discharge is considered normal
Failure of personal hygiene causes yellow discharge. Initially, they are white in color, but if left on the linen for a long time, they become yellow. Over time, pathogens begin to multiply in the secretions, staining white in yellow. If a woman continues to ignore the rules of hygiene, she risks acquiring thrush, vaginitis, inflammation.
A yellow color can be considered as a norm if they appear in the second phase of the cycle and do not contain an unpleasant odor. A woman does not experience discomfort during intercourse, urination. Allocation does not affect the general state of health.
Sign of pregnancy or not
After fertilization of the egg, progesterone levels rise. The hormone is responsible for the normal development of pregnancy in the first 3 months. All this time the selection is thick, with a yellow tinge. If the usual delay on the eve of monthly discharge becomes less, during pregnancy they remain as abundant.
The second cause of yellow discharge during pregnancy are hidden infections in a woman’s body. If there are chronic diseases that manifest themselves with a decrease in immunity, this is exactly the case. Hormonal transformations disable many vital systems. The immune system suffers, and pathogens and infections get the opportunity to manifest themselves in full force. Often, pregnancy provokes vaginitis, thrush.
In order to know for sure what the specific secretions are about, it is necessary to conduct a pregnancy test. With its normal development, without infections in the body, the yellow discharge will stop after 3 months. When progesterone levels begin to fall.
What do yellow discharge with smell mean
The unpleasant smell of yellow secretions indicates the development of a sexually transmitted infection. There may be several options:
- Chlamydia. Infectious disease that provoke chlamydia. In contrast to other venereal diseases, chlamydia simultaneously affects the internal, external genital organs. In the absence of proper treatment, it passes to the joints, blood vessels of the heart, teeth, organs of vision, and respiration. The incubation period depends on the immunity of the woman, lasts from 1 week to 2 months. More susceptible to female disease. Men often do not notice the symptoms of the disease, transmit it to their partner. There is a weakness, signs of intoxication, pain in the abdomen, cramps when urinating. Purulent, slimy, yellowish with an unpleasant odor. The genital organs become inflamed, there is a burning sensation, itching, which intensifies towards evening. The menstrual cycle is broken. Menstruation is delayed, then pass through heavy bleeding.
Trichomoniasis.Infectious disease of the genitourinary system. The causative agent is the bacterium Trichomonas. The disease is dangerous complications that manifest infertility, pathologies during pregnancy. The incubation period lasts about a month. Sometimes the symptoms appear after a week. The mucous membrane of a vagina inflames, bleeds. Against this background, there is a burning sensation, pain during sex, during urination. External genitals are scratched. Discharge yellow with an unpleasant smell. Periodically mixed with blood. The disease causes inflammation of the vagina, swelling of the genitals. Very rarely, on the background of trichomoniasis, cystitis develops. During pregnancy, Trichomonas cause premature birth, the child is born with low weight.
- Gonorrhea. SPT disease caused by gonococci. Infection affects the external genital organs, the rectum, in the chronic form of the eye in the form of conjunctivitis. Often gonorrhea is asymptomatic, which is the most dangerous phenomenon. Gradually, the disease passes to the ovaries, bladder, kidneys. The acute course of the disease makes itself felt from 3 to 7 days after intercourse. There is a feeling of cramps, tickling, burning, frequent urination to urinate. Discharge in the form of mucus, with impurities of pus, yellow. With the unpleasant smell of rotten fish.
This is not the whole list of diseases, against which yellow vaginal discharge appears. To establish the type of the disease, it is necessary to undergo an examination - a gynecological examination, to pass a smear. Further examination will depend on the results of the preliminary analysis. Sometimes prescribed ultrasound, computer diagnostics, etc.
What to do?
If yellow secretions appear, first of all you need to evaluate your own feelings. Then calculate the phase of the menstrual cycle.
- In the absence of anxiety symptoms, in the second phase of the monthly cycle, it is necessary to calm down, calmly wait for the approach of menstruation.
- If there is a delay, a pregnancy test should be performed. Perhaps the reason for the specific discharge in it.
- In the presence of itching, burning, any other painful symptoms, you must go to an appointment with a gynecologist.
- You should analyze your sex life over the past three months. Since the incubation period of some venereal diseases lasts so much.
- If the cause of yellow secretions is an allergy, irritating factors should be excluded. Replace synthetic underwear with natural, wash-out procedure with usual warm water. Stop using the panty liners. Allergy is eliminated by ointments of local exposure, taking antihistamines.
- The washout procedure should be carried out twice a day. Linen change every day.
Yellow discharge is considered normal in the second phase of the menstrual cycle, during pregnancy. All other cases should be regarded as dangerous. The reason must be sought together with a specialist. In the presence of disease, it is necessary to undergo a full treatment. Untreated infections become chronic, affecting other organs.
Yellow discharge before menstruation
Properly flowing menstrual cycle - the main criterion of reproductive health of women. Any concomitant manifestations are often adverse. Especially if there are: discharge, pain, burning, irregularity. They can be symptoms of all kinds of diseases.
And, as everyone knows, the lack of treatment leads to complications. What you need to know about yellow discharge to all women, without exception, is given in the article. When you need to urgently run to the gynecologist, and in what cases it is enough to simply replace hygiene products and bring your lifestyle closer to a healthier one.
Gynecologists told what the reason for yellow discharge before the red days
Women's health is directly dependent on many factors. Doctors do not always associate the emergence of such a smear with the development of diseases. But there are a number of cases where this symptom may indicate the onset and development of certain diseases.
With such a characteristic sign, the question always arises as to what to do, whether it is connected with a tumor, and whether there is a threat to health. Daub a week before menstruation is no reason to panic. Each organism has individual characteristics. And in different ways begins the preparatory stage on the eve of menstruation. All selections are divided into 2 main groups:
- being a symptom of a disease
- normal, not associated with pathology.
The most common cause is hormonal changes. They arise, as a result, in such situations:
- use of hormonal pills,
- contraception contraceptives
- sudden stress
- sports overload
- prolonged depressive disorders.
For patients infected with venereal microbes, yellow daub is a common symptom. And not only on the eve of menstrual bleeding, but also on other days of the cycle. In addition, it is accompanied by a whole complex of associated manifestations.
Dangerous diseases that require the supervision and assistance of a gynecologist:
- genital tract infections
- neck inflammation,
- vaginal pathology,
- inflammation of the appendages.
Such discharge occurs during cervical erosion, inflammatory changes in it. It is necessary to check whether yellow daub can be a reaction to hygiene products. Not all girls can afford daily panty liners and high quality underwear.
Abortion often leads to such manifestations, but usually they do not last long - no more than a couple of months.
When yellow discharge is regarded as normal
The reasons for which there is a similar symptom before menstruation are different. And they do not always talk about the disease. Normally, the discharge has a whitish and transparent appearance, but sometimes it is also yellowish. This is a very good sign, especially for women who dream of becoming mothers. And also one of the manifestations of the pregnancy.
Physiological discharge is considered, if the color is whitish or transparent, yellowish or light yellow. Normally, they should not:
- to leave bright stains on linen
- exceed the amount of 5 ml per day (this is 1 tsp),
- have clots
- contain impurities
- have a strong smell
- accompanied by pain or other typical symptoms.
If the discharge has one of the above criteria, it is a reason to consult a gynecologist.
Caution, yellow discharge, as a dangerous sign
The appearance of a yellow symptom is a reason to be wary, but not to faint because of this. Remember that a wise woman always monitors her health, because she knows how difficult it is to find a doctor who could better know about her body and the cause of illness than she herself.
If discharge, instead of a light sour smell, is sharper or more unpleasant, this indicates the possibility of pathology. In addition, gynecologists identify a list of associated symptoms to which attention should be paid and not delay their visit to the doctor. What are these manifestations:
- itchy area
- soreness over the pubis,
- temperature rise,
- discomfort during sex,
- the discharge has a thick texture,
- there are clots of brown or bright color,
- consistency of discharge - before each menstruation for a week.
If you find any of these symptoms, or even a few, a visit to the doctor is better not to be shelved. Since it can develop a severe infectious or inflammatory process.
Genital infections and yellow daub
What is filled with dishes, and then pour out. This is the favorite phrase of many gynecologists, diagnosing the type of infection by the nature of discharge from the genitals.
Many sexually transmitted pathologies have a yellow discharge. Moreover, this symptom can appear not only on the eve of menstruation, but also on any other days of the female cycle.
For gonorrhea, this is one of the first manifestations of infection. The patient will be disturbed by pain during intimacy, problems with urination - severe cramps and burning. In addition to yellow daub, pain in the suprapubic zone, itching, local redness and irritation are evidence of a sexual infection.
Trichomoniasis or chlamydia are those infections for which the appearance of yellow discharge is quite typical. Often itching and cramping when urinating, there is irritation at the exit from the vagina. Daub has a bright color, an unpleasant smell, often contains pieces of dense clots.
Often there is an admixture of pus, which is not very good and speaks of a strong inflammation and a prolonged process. On examination, redness and swelling of the intimate area can be detected. Painful urination appears as a concomitant symptom. Burning and cramps can be of varying degrees of severity, even strong and intolerant, which sometimes leads to a false diagnosis of urethritis.
Diseases of the appendages, vagina and uterus, how to recognize in time
With cervical erosion, the discharge will be small, clot-free, watery. For bacterial vaginitis is characterized by an abundance of discharge light yellow color.
Inflammatory adnexitis is one of the frequent inflammatory unexpected guests. His danger is that he becomes the culprit of infertility. Therefore, this disease can not be missed in any case. Although it begins quite banal - with yellow discharge before menstruation. But for adnexitis is still typical: pain during sex, urination, accompanied by burning sensation. The discharge often contains purulent impurities and yellow clots. For menstruation is characterized by pronounced pain due to inflammatory changes.
Colpitis is accompanied by severe pain. They appear below in the pubic zone, strongly pulls the stomach, often shoots or whines in the lower back from 2 sides.
Yellow daub during an allergic reaction: what is the reason
Means of intimate hygiene have become the best assistants of the modern woman, this is a mast hev without which it is impossible to do. Especially if you always like to dress fashionably and stylishly even on critical days.
But they may not always be as safe and useful as we would like. Made of materials of varying degrees of quality, they can pose a threat, and even cause many diseases. On this subject, filmed a lot of programs and stories. Where doctors gynecologists raise questions about the feasibility of using tampons or pads for daily use and on red days.
In any case, if there is no obvious pathology found by the gynecologist, carefully review all the personal care products you use. You can learn a lot of useful information from the doctor of the clinic. Often the causes of yellow secretions are external contraceptives. Many contraceptive hormones also cause a similar effect. We should not forget about the spirals, the use of contraceptive creams and gels. Remember that even a condom can cause this discharge.
What if you find a yellow discharge before your period?
Well, of course, do not need to engage in self-diagnosis and self-treatment. In any case, a trip to a professional will bring the final clarity.
If there is no pathology, you can try to conduct a number of activities:
- change your underwear to a better one,
- treat the rules of personal hygiene more carefully,
- use a shower stall instead of a bath
- enter into the diet a lot of fresh vegetables and fruits,
- normalize the daily routine
- do relaxation techniques.
If the cause was associated with a gynecological disease, a more complete examination and subsequent treatment will be required. Therefore, in order not to make an elephant out of a fly, but also not to miss a dangerous disease, it is necessary to consult a professional.
The effectiveness of timely diagnosis
The correct diagnosis will be made only by a gynecologist. This may require additional examinations and analyzes. The specialist collects anamnesis and systematizes complaints, conducts vaginal examination and takes smears.
If you suspect a sexually transmitted infection, you may need to be examined by a dermatovenerologist. The list of necessary tests to clarify the diagnosis includes:
- vaginal smear,
- seeding sensitivity
- Ultrasound of the pelvic organs,
- MRI and CT.
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When can yellow discharge be considered normal?
Normal can be considered yellow or light yellow discharge before menstruation, if they do not leave bright marks on underwear. Yellow discharge should not be abundant, can be considered within the normal range, if such symptoms before menstruation are not more than one teaspoon per day. If yellow color is abundant, then in this case you should seek the help of a doctor.
Most often, vaginal discharge can be considered the norm when they are based on a watery basis, that is, do not contain clots. If the discharge does not have an unpleasant smell, then they are not dangerous. The same applies to those yellow secretions which are light yellow or slightly yellowish in color, and contain a non-saturated yellow color.
Когда выделения желтого цвет являются симптомом проблемы?
If the discharge is abundant or have an unpleasant smell, then such symptoms before menstruation can be considered abnormal. If a woman has an itch in the genital area, if the yellowish discharge before menstruation is accompanied by pain in the lower abdomen, if it is thick, if they contain bright yellow clots, if such secretions appear constantly before the menstrual period, then this is a reason for going to the doctor, who can make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the necessary treatment. It is important to look closely at the appearance of yellow [or yellowish discharge before menstruation, because they can be symptoms and signs of the development of dangerous infectious diseases, as well as symptoms of the development of the inflammatory process.
Some situations when, against the background of yellow vaginal discharge before menstruation, there is pain during sex (intercourse), when irritation occurs, itching in the vaginal area, when the color of the discharge is bright and saturated, they say about the possible development of gynecological diseases. Abdominal pain and yellow discharge, as well as signs, may be symptoms of inflammation, infection and some sexually transmitted diseases.
The danger of yellow secretions can be that sometimes yellow daub can be the first signs of gonorrhea. But with such a serious disease, yellow discharge from the vagina is also accompanied by pain in the lower abdomen during intercourse, and pain and pain during urination may also appear. Scanty, weak yellow discharge is a symptom of cervical erosion, but for such a diagnosis is always necessary to conduct a series of additional tests.
Too much yellow, light yellow discharge before menstruation can be symptoms of bacterial vaginitis. A gynecologist often suspects colpitis if the discharge before menstruation is accompanied by severe itching, pain in the lumbar region, if it hurts badly in the lower abdomen, in the pubic area. Trichomoniasis and chlamydia is also one of the diseases that contains symptoms of yellow daub along with a strong odor from discharge, itching and burning in the genital area. If vaginal discharge occurs a week before menstruation, then the causes of these symptoms may be completely different.
What to do if yellow discharge appears, treatment of yellow discharge before menstruation
If, after detailed examination, the gynecologist says that the cause of the yellow discharge is not an infection, not an infectious disease, then intimate hygiene should be carefully followed to eliminate the discharge.
If the cause of the yellow discharge is a gynecological disease, then treatment is possible only after an accurate diagnosis has been made. Depending on the degree of development of the disease, the doctor first prescribes medication, antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs.
When is yellow discharge a sign of an inflammatory process?
A disease such as salpingitis is usually accompanied by the appearance of yellowish discharge, burning sensation during urination, bloating and pain in the genital area after intercourse. This disease is an inflammatory process in the area of the fallopian tubes, in which pathogenic microflora gradually spreads to nearby organs, the uterus. And when menopause bleeding from the vagina may have very different causes of origin.
Urogenital infections and yellow discharge (daub)
With the development of venereal diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and others, vaginal discharge predominantly has a rich yellow color. Symptoms of urogenital infection, it is pus, itching in the genital area, a sharp and unpleasant smell from vaginal discharge in yellow, painful urination. Symptoms of such venereal diseases include pain in the lower abdomen, swelling in the external genital organs, discomfort and pain, severe burning and itching after the completion of urination.
Inflammatory process of the uterus (adnexitis)
Gynecological disease adnexitis passes as an inflammatory process in the area of the uterus. When adnexitis occurs frequent, sometimes painful urination, discharge of yellow color with pus, pain occurs during sexual intercourse. Adnexitis contributes to the formation of more painful premenstrual syndrome, menstruation (menstruation) in a woman with a diagnosis of adnexitis often go away with an increase in painful symptoms.
Allergic reaction and as a result yellow daub from the vagina
The causative agent of allergies and its symptoms, such as yellowish vaginal discharge, can be personal care products, pads, tampons, even synthetic underwear, some types of contraceptives. Sometimes an allergic reaction in the form of a yellow dye on linen may occur due to the use of hormonal contraceptives (hormonal contraceptive pills), the intrauterine device, even regular condoms.
Inflammation of the vagina and yellow discharge
An abundant yellow daub can be a symptom of a progressive infection, such as bacterial vaginitis. Symptoms of bacterial vaginitis are not only abundant yellow vaginal discharge, but also severe pain in the lower abdomen, in the genital area of a woman, back pain and swelling on the genitals.
Discharge in the absence of disease
Vaginal discharge occurs in women before puberty begins. The mucous secret is produced by the special glands of the cervix. The volume and nature of whites regularly change as a result of hormonal processes associated with the work of the ovaries and other organs of the reproductive system. Normally, the discharge is translucent, whitish. At the beginning of the cycle, they are thick and scanty. Towards the middle of the cycle, whites liquefy, resemble egg white in consistency. After ovulation, they become more fluid and abundant, which facilitates the movement of sperm and contributes to the implementation of the process of fertilization of the egg.
Immediately before the monthly periods, which appear, if conception does not occur, they become more scarce and thick.
The body of each woman has its own characteristics. Factors such as physical development, hormones, the state of the nervous system and many others affect the functioning of the reproductive system. Therefore, individual deviations in the character of whiter are quite possible. Yellow discharge before menstruation is normal if they are pale, not large, do not have an unpleasant odor, do not contain bloody impurities.
Normal whites are homogeneous, do not cause burning or itching in the genital area and perineum. It is important that at the end of the month they become significantly less intense. Yellow color appears in the process of oxidation of secretions in the air, where bacteria begin to multiply in them.
A warning: Sometimes yellow discharge appears due to allergy to hygiene products and pads, as well as to the material from which the laundry is made. Such secretions do not smell, but may appear signs of skin irritation. After elimination of contact with the allergen, the character of the whiter is normally restored.
Changing the type of normal discharge before menstruation may be associated with the intake of certain drugs, as well as contraceptives that alter hormonal levels.
Yellow discharge as a sign of pregnancy
If conception occurred after ovulation, progesterone (pregnancy hormone) prevails in the hormone ratio during the first trimester. Vaginal discharge is similar to egg white as in the 2 half cycle, but more intense. This contributes to the advancement of the embryo into the uterus, where it is attached to its wall. In addition, mucus plays a protective role by preventing infection from entering the uterus.
After fertilization of the egg, the woman has a delay of menstruation, which then occur, but are scarce (they have the character of a dark brown-yellow daub). They are not menstruation, but “implantable bleeding”, that is, whites, stained with blood droplets arising from small vessels damaged during the implantation of the embryo in the uterine mucosa.
Menstrual-like discharge occurs in some women up to 3-4 months of pregnancy, misleading them. The reason for what is happening is the peculiarity of the hormonal changes.
If a woman's yellow discharge, which appeared at the end of the cycle, does not weaken, but intensifies, there is a delay in menstruation, after which the discharge acquires a brown tint, then it is necessary to make a pregnancy test.
What pathologies cause yellow discharge?
In pathological whiter, as a rule, there are characteristic signs. The appearance of yellow secretions associated with the development of infection in the genitals, the occurrence of inflammatory processes.
Signs that the discharge that appears before menstruation, are pathological, can be considered:
- intense yellow color, the presence of orange, brown, greenish tint,
- liquid consistency and large volume
- unpleasant smell
- the presence of foam, lumps, bloody streaks,
- irritant effect on the mucous membrane of the vagina and vulva, as well as the skin of the perineum (presence of cutting, burning, itching),
- concomitant pain in the lower abdomen and lower back,
- possible increase in body temperature.
Pathological leucorrhoea continues to appear after menstruation and subsequent days of the cycle, while their nature remains unchanged. The reason for their occurrence is the development of microbes that are present in the body or infection that falls into it from the outside.
Inflammatory diseases associated with the development of conditionally pathogenic microflora
Violation of the vaginal environment, the death of lactobacilli leads to reproduction in the genitals of pathogenic microorganisms (streptococci, staphylococci). This contributes to the weakening of immunity, self-treatment, the use of inappropriate hygienic means.
The result is a condition such as vaginal dysbiosis. This is not a disease, but an inflammatory process occurs on its background, which can spread to the internal genitals along the ascending path. In the acute form, vaginal dysbiosis is manifested by abundant foul-smelling yellowish secretions. In chronic dysbiosis, they resemble "daub."
The development of inflammatory processes in the uterus and ovaries can also be caused by the development of microbes recorded during gynecological examinations, abortions, childbirth, and operations.
This type of disease includes:
- Vaginitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane of the vagina).
- Cervicitis (inflammation of the cervix). This disease can provoke ulceration of the cervix and the appearance of erosion. A characteristic feature is the appearance in the yellow discharge of blood impurities after sex, gynecological examination.
- Endometritis (inflammatory process in the uterus). Perhaps the appearance of brownish-yellow daubs between menstruation.
- Salpingo-oophoritis (process in fallopian tubes and ovaries).
The appearance of whitish yellow and greenish hue is caused by the formation of pus that mixes with mucus. As a rule, the discharge is abundant and has an unpleasant odor. The spread of inflammation to the internal genital organs leads to a change in the structure of tissues, the formation of edema, scars and adhesions, impaired functioning of the uterus and ovaries. This causes a hormonal failure, menstrual irregularities.
Sexually transmitted diseases
Infectious agents enter the body primarily during sexual contact. There is an impact not only on the sex, but also on other organs, which leads to infertility and disability. The defeat of the urethra in such diseases leads to increased urge, the appearance of strong cramps and burning during emptying of the bladder. Often there is an increase in temperature.
If before the menstruation appear discharge, painted in bright yellow color, having a putrid odor, accompanied by severe itching and burning in the vagina, then you can suspect the following diseases:
- trichomoniasis (discharge has a frothy consistency),
- chlamydia (bright yellow mucous discharge with pus appears),
- gonorrhea (discharge is greenish-yellow, may contain blood impurities).
Infection with certain types of infection occurs not only sexually, but also by household (for example, Candida fungus can be infected in the bath). The appearance before the month of abundant yellowish discharge with lumps with a sour smell, may indicate the presence of thrush.
What to do when a yellow discharge is detected
First of all, you need to pay attention to the volume and shade of yellow secretions, their consistency and smell. It is necessary to compare their presence with the occurrence of other symptoms.
It is required to calculate on which day of the cycle unusual leucorrhoea appeared, how long they lasted, and whether they disappear after menstruation. If there are no alarming symptoms, you should not worry; you should only follow the nature of the discharge throughout the whole cycle, wait for the next menstruation.
If there was a yellow discharge, while there is a delay in menstruation, you must ensure that there is no or presence of pregnancy. If you find a connection between the appearance of yellow discharge and the beginning of the use of new pads, hygienic care products or wearing synthetic underwear, it is required to exclude the effect of allergens.
It is necessary to soberly assess the likelihood of infectious diseases and infections through sexual contact. It is necessary to carry out hygienic care of the genitals with special care.
When any discharge of pathology appears in yellow secretions, it is necessary to visit a doctor in order to diagnose possible diseases and prevent them from becoming chronic. The reason for compulsory visits to the doctor should be the appearance along with yellow secretions of other signs of reproductive health disorders. These include menstrual irregularities and infertility.
What makes the selection
The “correct” menstrual cycle is distinguished by its regularity, painlessness, it maintains constant intervals between monthly periods and the duration of bleeding.
Female excretions are due to the proper functioning of the organs of the reproductive system. They help the vagina to be moistened, cleaned, and renewed to the cells of the mucous membrane, while at the same time protecting against infections.
The type, color, frequency of vaginal discharge affects the state of microflora and hormonal balance. Any change in hormonal levels, the appearance of pathological microorganisms entails a change in the nature of the vaginal secretion.
The microflora of a woman is represented by lactic acid bacteria, various opportunistic pathogens that do not cause illness with normal immunity and proper functioning of the vaginal mucosa.
Yellow vaginal discharge a week before menstruation often appear during pregnancy and is not considered a pathology. In a pregnant woman, menstruation does not occur, but the excretory function of the vagina still remains.
This phenomenon occurs due to hormonal alteration of the organism of the future mother. The balance of estrogen and progesterone radically changes.
The appearance of yellowish discharge after intercourse is typical for couples who are not protected by barrier contraceptives. The semen which has got to a vagina interacts with a natural vaginal secret. This phenomenon does not last long, does not bring discomfort and in this case is not considered pathological.
Sometimes a yellowish discharge occurs due to an allergic reaction to laundry, intimate hygiene products, detergents, or condom latex. Although this is not the norm, but with an episodic character does not cause serious cause for alarm.
The cause of yellow discharge can be hormonal contraceptives, use of the intrauterine device. This is not necessarily a manifestation of the pathological condition, but still it is worth consulting a doctor.
Discharge from the vagina should not be accompanied by a feeling of soreness, burning, sharp and unusual smell.
If vaginal discharge acquired an unusual color, except for yellow, became abundant and long, appear several times a month, then this symptom may indicate the presence of a pathological condition.
In addition, the pathological process says the simultaneous occurrence of pain, odor, burning, cracking during urination. One of the signs of the pathological condition is genital itching, the appearance of clots, the regularity of yellow discharge before each month.
Если возникновение желтых выделений сопровождает болезненность во время полового акта, то это повод заподозрить воспалительный процесс.
Патологические желтые выделения перед месячными вызываются разнообразными инфекционными и неинфекционными воспалениями половой системы. В одном случае болезнетворные микроорганизмы могут заноситься извне. On the other hand, with a decrease in local and general immunity, its own conditionally pathogenic flora is activated, which causes diseases.
The most frequent pathogens are staphylo-and streptococci, E. coli, pathogens of genital infections: trichomonas, chlamydia, gonococci.
Yellow discharge is noted for such diseases:
- bacterial vaginitis,
- cervical erosion,
- allergic reaction.
The yellowing of the discharge against the background of bacterial vaginitis is combined with unpleasant itchy sensations and a burning sensation of the genitals, the woman is worried about the pain after sexual contact.
Colpitis is manifested by complaints of yellow discharge, the genitals swell and itchiness occurs. This disease is also characterized by back pain. Sometimes discharge occurs instead of menstruation.
Poor yellowing spotting with layers of blood that are released after sexual intercourse, appear with cervical erosion.
If acute salpingitis occurs, copious yellow or orange secretions appear. In chronic course, they, on the contrary, become scarce. The day before menstruation, intense pain begins, the general state of health worsens. Anxious painful urination and discomfort occurs during intercourse.
In acute adnexitis, the woman is worried about yellow pus-like discharge. They are not abundant and combined with signs of irritation of the genital organs in chronic form of pathology.
Chlamydia, in addition to yellowish discharge, is manifested by their strong odor, a sensation of severe itching in the vagina, cutting during urination and pain after sexual contact.
Yellowing of discharge in combination with the characteristic smell of rotten fish is a fairly accurate sign of trichomoniasis. The genitals look reddened and itchy.
Gonorrhea is accompanied by delayed menstruation, painful symptoms, itching. Impurities of pus are found in the yellow secretions, and in case of allergies the excretions become yellowish and are accompanied by irritation.
The diagnosis is established on the basis of complaints and a typical clinical picture. It clarifies the history, the presence of sexual intercourse without a condom. If necessary, the doctor prescribes an additional consultation dermatovenerologist. Gynecological examination is mandatory.
It is also necessary to donate blood for general analysis. To identify the pathogen are taken smears from the vagina for seeding. At the same time, bacterial sensitivity to antibiotics is determined in parallel.
One of the modern laboratory studies is the PCR method. With its help identify the causative agents of genital infections. From additional studies using ultrasound diagnostics of the pelvic organs, abdominal MRI.
For complaints of pathological discharge, complex therapy of the underlying disease is performed. However, if it is caused by a sexual or other infection, an important principle is the simultaneous treatment of both partners.
Therapy of infectious pathology is carried out with the help of antibiotics. Local treatment is performed by douching, using vaginal suppositories.
Anti-inflammatory drugs are used in combination therapy of both infectious and non-infectious inflammations. If a cycle disorder is caused by an imbalance of hormones, it is corrected with hormonal preparations.
Be sure to regularly maintain intimate hygiene. To do this, use both special tools and decoctions of medicinal herbs.
Yellow discharge before menstruation are both a variant of the norm and a manifestation of serious diseases. A normal menstrual cycle is a sign of a woman’s health, so any changes in it, for example, the appearance of yellow discharge, is a reason for a visit to the doctor.
Yellow discharge before menstruation is the norm or pathology.
Gynecological diseases for any woman, the phenomenon is unpleasant, since it is fraught with multiple complications, including infertility. At the same time, many of them do not manifest themselves until a certain point; obvious symptoms occur when the disease is far from the initial stage of development. However, gynecologists often assess the patient's health, focusing on the menstrual cycle, its regularity, the state of a woman during her period. One of the indicators of the state of the reproductive system is vaginal discharge before menstruation, during this period and after it.
According to the gynecologists, the discharge during menstruation should be distinguished by regularity, constant intensity, bleeding before the onset of menstruation should be completely absent.
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Monthly approximately appear in 11-13 years, and from the first day of their beginning a report of the menstrual cycle is kept. According to medical data, the cycle duration is 28 days, but only the doctors themselves say that there is no exact figure. Every woman has everything in its own way.
The name "monthly" came to us from the Latin language. The original and exact name of them "menstruation." If you make an accurate translation into Russian, it will sound like a regula or monthly. They have to come on certain days, and if there is a delay, it is possible that the woman became pregnant, or there were diseases.
Monthly - this is a bloody discharge, only the blood is slightly different from the one that is in the vessels. It is a bit dark and contains mucus, and often clots (these are the layers of the endometrial layer).
If, over time, a woman becomes accustomed to and calmly treats bloody discharge, then the appearance of yellow discharge before menstruation, or if they are instead of bloody, then this is alarming.
The female body is so constituted that there are constantly any discharge. Such is the secretory function of the reproductive system. The vagina is thus moistened and self-cleaning. In addition, it is a good protection against infections. For the first time in girls, clear discharge appears two days before menstruation. This is mostly whiter.
- The plasma and lymph that has passed through the mucous membrane of the genital organs and has passed through the vessels
- Desquamated epithelial cells,
- The secret of the sweat and sebaceous glands of the vulva,
- Fragments of destroyed cells and microorganisms.
In the normal microflora of the vagina there are lactic acid bacteria (Doderlein sticks) and other conditionally pathogenic microorganisms (staphylococcus, fungi and others).
To determine when the discharge to menstruation is normal, you can on the following grounds:
- Their number (normally, when they are no more than 2 mm)
- By color (they are slimy, a bit like egg white or rice water),
- By smell (it should not be either must be slightly sour),
- Wednesday is important (normal if it is acidic),
- There should be no discomfort (itching, burning, any pain).
Sometimes similar allocations happen instead of monthly. Most likely it is either a delay or a woman is pregnant.
Normally, the selection is transparent. But how to treat, if before the menstruation appeared yellow discharge?
Are yellow secretions dangerous before menstruation?
If before menstruation yellow or yellowish discharge began to appear, then it is necessary to take a closer look at them. Very often this is the main symptom of an infectious disease or inflammatory process.
- Bacterial vaginitis. The discharge is not just yellow before menstruation, but also accompanied by severe itching, burning, and pain during intercourse,
- Kolpit. The discharge is yellow, accompanied by swelling and itching from the external genital organs. There may be back pain in the lower abdomen. Even more dangerous if such discharge occurs instead of menstruation,
- Hernia of the cervix. The discharge is scarce, yellowish. After intercourse are possible with an admixture of blood,
- Salpingitis. If the form is acute, then the discharge is not only yellow, but also abundant. If the form is chronic, then - scarce. Sexual intercourse passes with pain and bloody discharge. Before menstruation and during their always severe pain, poor appetite and painful urination,
- Adnexitis. If the form is acute, then before the menses discharge yellow and pussy. In chronic form - scanty, but at the same time pronounced irritation on the external genital organs,
- Chlamydia. The discharge is purulent, yellow and has an unpleasant odor. There is severe itching in the vagina, during intercourse of pain, urination, burning sensation,
- Trichomoniasis. The discharge is not just yellow, a little greenish with bubbles. The smell is specific, resembles a rotten fish. Genital redness and always severe itching,
- Gonorrhea. The discharge is yellow, purulent and has a greenish tint. At the same time severe itching, burning, while often there is a delay of menstruation,
- Allergies. Yellowish discharge and there is a slight irritation on the genitals.
If such excretions were in a single case, then it is enough to be careful, follow the rules of hygiene, wash with warm water daily (you can use a weak solution of manganese). If this is an allergic reaction, then you need to change sanitary pads instead of the usual old ones, detergents, use cotton underwear instead of synthetic.
When to see a doctor
It must be remembered that if yellow discharge before menstruation appeared before menstruation is not the first time, and there is often a delay, then this already speaks of an anomaly. There are symptoms when you definitely need to see a doctor:
- Allocation to menstruation is not only yellow, but also abundant,
- They have a specific not a bit unpleasant smell,
- Discharges are accompanied by itching, burning,
- There are pain when urinating.
If, after examination, the doctor found that there are no diseases and infections, then it is enough to observe hygiene and get rid of bad laundry. Sometimes a good remedy is douching (but it is advisable to do it as recommended by the doctor).
If pathologies were discovered, the doctor prescribes a course of treatment. Most commonly used drug method. These may be antibiotics or antiviral drugs. The course of treatment depends on the severity of the disease.
If the discharge caused fungal diseases, then both partners should be treated immediately. It can be ointments instead of candles, washing with herbal decoctions, medicines, both in tablets and in injections.
Treatment of pathological discharge after menstruation is necessary. But first you need to establish the reason for which this occurs. All this will help to avoid more serious problems.
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- Discharges that are a sign of pregnancy
Vaginal discharge is quite normal. They may appear from time to time for every woman. It all depends on the specific situation, state of health or a certain period. Sometimes the discharge may even indicate the occurrence of pregnancy. These are mostly transparent, sparse discharges without any particular odor, and, most importantly, without itching. The fact is that during pregnancy a woman starts to increase the level of estrogen, so the environment that is formed may be suitable for a fungal infection, for example, thrush. If you have a discharge, and you experience discomfort, immediately contact your gynecologist, do not tighten!
Unusual discharge may not always indicate pregnancy, in some cases they may be a symptom of diseases of the genitourinary system
What is the "rate of discharge" during pregnancy?
Doctors call the "rate of discharge" at an early stage of pregnancy if they are slimy and similar in texture to egg white - just like during the second phase of menstruation. Doctors explain this by the fact that the mucous membrane of the genital organs is capable of producing secretions not only for protection, but also for other functions. Take at least the fact that without it the sperm cell could not move towards the egg cell.
During pregnancy, the body is rebuilt - this is especially reflected in the hormonal background. That is why with thick, opaque and viscous secretions do not panic, because all this is due to the hormone progesterone, through which the embryo is attached, and then the placenta begins to form. On top of that, it is these secretions that form the mucus plug that closes the entrance to the uterus - it, moreover, is able to perfectly protect the future baby from the infection that washes out of the outside world. If the discharge is too abundant or viscous, then you can use gaskets.
Implant bleeding occurs when the embryo attaches to the wall of the uterus.
What is implant bleeding
In the first trimester of pregnancy, the color of the discharge can vary from yellow to brown. If a woman is unaware of her position, she can regard the discharge as the onset of menstruation. In fact, it may be implant bleeding - it indicates that the embryo is attached to the wall of the uterus. Basically, this period falls on the 6th-12th day after conception - just before the menstruation should begin.
Can selections appear from time to time? Sometimes it happens when the activity of the ovum increases. However, a woman is often in pain or cramps. Implant bleeding can be a creamy consistency, and its color varies from yellow to pink. However, we should not forget that this can also be a sign of cervical erosion - it can increase with the onset of pregnancy.
Discharges that are a sign of pregnancy
First of all, remember that the discharge, which is a sign of pregnancy, will never be like a regular menstruation.
Firstly, they are not so abundant.
Secondly, they will never be dark red or brown.
Thirdly, they have a complete lack of dynamics.
That is why, if instead of the usual menstruation you have “strange” discharge, do a pregnancy test, you may soon experience the joy of motherhood.
If the pregnancy test shows a positive result, and after the discharge that was described above, you have started a supposedly normal menstruation, consult a doctor immediately, as this may be a sign of some kind of pathology.
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Signs of pregnancy - discharge
In addition to discharge, thirst for sleep is another sign of pregnancy. Systematically, people who surround you start to annoy you, and, of course, you start to feel sick from any smells. increased appetite. All this is so called "winding up" yourself and your loved ones.
The absence of any discharge in a diagnosed pregnancy is considered normal, therefore discharge is not considered a reliable sign of conception of a child.
Vaginal discharge from a woman is a normal, normal occurrence. The amount and color of discharge depends on the health of the woman. And, often, discharge may indicate early stages of pregnancy. But what exactly signs like signs of pregnancy - discharge can tell a woman that she is pregnant? Often, starting with the first days of pregnancy, the amount of vaginal discharge increases dramatically, but this is not observed in all women. Sparse, transparent, odorless discharge is the norm. But they are far from being “harmless” as they may seem at first glance. The hormone estrogen, namely its level, begins to grow and this environment is favorable for the reproduction of many infections, such as thrush. If you have an itching or unpleasant smell, you should immediately consult a doctor.
In early pregnancy, the discharge may change color from yellow to brown. With such secretions, if there are no other signs of pregnancy, the woman perceives them as usual, not abundant periods. This discharge indicates what happens on days 6-12 after conception, namely, the embryo is attached to the wall of the uterus. During such discharge, there may be cramps and pain. Such implant bleeding appears as a creamy pink or yellow consistency. However, it should be noted that the same color has a discharge during erosion of the cervix, which has the property increases with the onset of pregnancy.
Highlight learn to distinguish from menstruation. Unlike normal, heavy periods, discharge during pregnancy is distinguished by the fact that they are not so abundant. Also, discharge during pregnancy differ only in a few pink drops and spots. The test, which showed two strips, with such secretions may indicate improper attachment of the embryo and the impending threat. Required urgently turn to a gynecologist.
Discharge as a sign of pregnancy
In the first weeks of pregnancy there is a global restructuring of the female body. And of course, this is reflected in the emotional state of the woman, and in the nature of the discharge, and in the external changes of the female body. Правда не у всех это происходит ярко. Влагалищные прозрачные выделения — это естественное состояние организма. Обычно женщины их замечают в дни овуляции, когда выделения становятся обильными. А вот в первой половине цикла они менее заметны.
What can be a discharge as a sign of pregnancy? When the zygote is attached to the wall of the uterus, a woman can detect small bleeding. But spotting is loudly said. Rather, it is a small pink droplets on underwear. This happens about 5 days before the menstrual flow. This is the very first sign of pregnancy before the delay. At first it may seem that they came early. But literally in a matter of hours, the pink daub disappears, i.e. Similar discharge stops.
The introduction of a dense egg in the uterus is called implantation. The duration of this process is only 24 hours. Therefore, a woman in the arsenal only 24 hours to notice this sign of pregnancy before the delay.
When pregnancy begins, the hormonal background is only beginning to change. Although very active. In the first weeks, the secret of the genitals remains the same. For example, you can not take for pregnancy whitish thick discharge, which appeared in the second half of the cycle. Their consistency is not liquid, but more dense. Such secretions are common for non-pregnant women and are normal.
Another physiological secretory discharge that a woman may take as the first sign of pregnancy is clear, watery mucus when sexually aroused. As you already understood, she has nothing to do with pregnancy.
Some women have a very high desire to get pregnant, especially when it does not work out for a long time. Therefore, they are too careful to monitor any discharge, so as not to miss the very first sign of an interesting position. And ... often make mistakes in their conclusions. What is the selection of knock down their table?
For those who have never encountered thrush, white cheesy discharge may seem like a sign of pregnancy. Yes, during pregnancy immunity is reduced, so that the female body is not alien alien. Do not be surprised that we called the unborn child a stranger to the mother. A zygote is formed from two cells — male and female, which means that exactly half the fertilized egg for a woman is alien. But immunity can be reduced and not in a pregnant state, and therefore there is a thrush. By the way, the culprit is the misconception that the white discharge as a sign of early pregnancy is accurate - the hormone progesterone. It is the vaginal environment that causes it to become alkaline, as it is actively increased in the pregnant body. Hence the thrush. Progesterone is also called the pregnancy hormone, because it produces a yellow body.
Green, brown, yellow, bloody discharge is not a sign of pregnancy. Most likely they indicate diseases and require consultation with a gynecologist. These include discharge with a pleasant odor. Abundant odorless watery discharge usually indicates an allergy that hygiene products or underwear can cause. Pass immediately after removal from use of the allergen.
Brown discharge as a sign of pregnancy
Brown secretions may appear during ovulation. During this period, the level of hormones in the female body decreases and the endometrium lining the uterus may flake off a little. The detached particles of the endometrium come out in the form of brown secretions, which very quickly cease. To say that the brown discharge as a sign of pregnancy may be wrong, since it is not known whether the egg released from the follicle will be fertilized and whether it will be able to reach the uterus with subsequent successful anchoring.
Only scanty short-term pale pink discharge in the first weeks of pregnancy can be a real symptom of pregnancy. Obstetrician-gynecologist Marina Slavina
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Vaginal discharge - a completely normal and natural phenomenon for any woman. Depending on the situation, the period and the state of her health, they systematically appear and disappear. However, their appearance may be one of the first signs of pregnancy.
Allocations during this period are different: often their number increases significantly in the first days, although this does not happen for other women. Normal are not thick, transparent, odorless discharge. But, despite their “harmlessness”, it is worth being alert: the level of the hormone estrogen begins to increase with the onset of pregnancy, and this environment is very favorable for the reproduction of fungal infections (such as thrush). Therefore, when itching and unpleasant odor occur, it is necessary to consult a gynecologist.
Discharges in early pregnancy can change their color from “yellowish” to brown. Usually, if other symptoms do not yet appear and the woman does not suspect anything, they are perceived as an early onset of menstruation. This is implant bleeding, indicating that the embryo is attached to the wall of the uterus, which occurs 6-12 days after conception (just on the days of the expected cycle or directly in front of them). Such secretions may occasionally appear again when the activity of the ovum in the process increases. In addition, pain and cramps are possible. Most often, implant bleeding manifests itself in the form of a creamy consistency of yellow or pink color. However, the same color is the discharge, provoked by cervical erosion, which increases with the onset of pregnancy.
Despite the fact that the discharge during the implantation of the embryo practically coincides with the expected monthly, it is necessary to distinguish between these completely different phenomena. Unlike menstrual copious discharge, which is less pronounced at the beginning and at the end and differs in profusion in the middle of the flow, implantation bleeding appears still before the expected menstruation, usually in the form of a few pink (and not dark red or brown) drops or stains and no speakers. If you did the test, and he showed a positive result, and the discharge resembles menstruation, you should immediately contact a gynecologist. This can be the cause of improper attachment of the embryo, which threatens with complications.
It should be noted that the absence of any discharge in the implantation period is also considered absolutely normal. Moreover, it occurs in most cases. But if the discharge appears after a delay - you should consult a doctor to eliminate the risk of miscarriage.
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- cervical erosion
- sexually transmitted diseases (chlamydia, trichomoniasis, mycoplasmosis, genital herpes, ureaplasmosis, gonorrhea).
Very often, sexually transmitted diseases are asymptomatic and become chronic. They can provoke diseases of the pelvic organs, as well as premature labor, spontaneous miscarriages, infertility. Under the condition of frequent trichomoniasis, the discharge becomes greenish-yellow. Trichomoniasis can also be accompanied by a huge bouquet of diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or viral lesions. Subject to the presence of gonorrhea, which is accompanied by a violation of urination, inflammation of the external organs occurs.
Harmful bacteria are activated during a period of colds, when taking a variety of drugs, if you do not follow personal hygiene, if you are allergic to contraceptives, or when wearing synthetic clothes.
What can be a source of infection?
At risk are people with many sexual partners, leading a promiscuous life, while not using personal protective equipment. Most susceptible to the development of infections transmitted during sexual intercourse, it is women because of the anatomical structure of the urinary organs. If the disease already takes place, then a woman will soon notice yellow discharge before menstruation .
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A hidden infectious disease can also appear in a hematogenous way (through blood) from some source of chronic infection. For example, teeth affected by caries can be a source of infection in the body. This may well appear yellow discharge before and after menstruation .
In addition, infection can come from the urinary tract, if a woman has cystitis, pyelonephritis and other urogenital diseases.
If a woman notices yellow discharge instead of menstruation. This may be an indication of the occurrence of pregnancy against the background of an existing infection of the genitals. This is a very unfavorable condition, since antibacterial drugs are prescribed as a treatment, and quite often they are quite aggressive, which is detrimental to the fetus. Therefore, often in such cases, the question of abortion, in the absence of other methods of treatment of the disease.