Brown discharge after menstruation
Any woman knows that regular menstruationLasts no more than 7 days. You need to know that in the first three days after the end of menstruation, brown discharge from the vagina is considered the norm. All this is due to the fact that in the last days of menstruation blood is secreted slowly, has time to curtail and acquires a dark brown hue. But if these discharges continue for a fairly long time, this can be a cause for concern. What can be said about the presence of such diseases as endometriosis or endometritis.
Endometritis is inflammation of the uterine mucosa. The cause of this disease may be the presence in the body of staphylococci, pneumococci, streptococci, which enter the uterus as a result of complications of labor, termination of pregnancy and so on. For acute endometritis, the following symptoms are typical:
- Weakness of the body,
- Temperature increase,
- For a long time, the lower abdomen hurts,
- Prolonged brown discharge before menstruation and after menstruation.
If the disease is chronic,Body temperature does not increase. This disease is dangerous because it runs without symptoms. The woman does not address the gynecologist until she has complications in the form of profuse and prolonged menstruation, which are the result of rejection of the mucous membrane of the uterus. A fairly serious consequence of this disease can be infertility.
Endometriosis is a gynecological disease whenCells of endometrioid tissue grow or a benign tumor appears. As a rule, this disease affects women from 25 years to 40 years of age, of reproductive age.
The main symptoms of the disease
- Brown vaginal discharge appears from the vagina.
- Pain in the lower abdomen.
- Abundant, prolonged menstruation, which lasts more than 10 days.
The majority of advanced cases of this diseaseResult in infertility. Diagnosis of endometriosis can be performed by a gynecologist. To establish the diagnosis, you should perform ultrasound of the pelvic organs and laparoscopy (examination of the wall of the abdominal organs through a special puncture). To confirm the diagnosis, a test for the onco-marker, a special blood test, is prescribed. In time, the surgical or hormonal treatment started is the guarantee of the woman's health, as well as conceiving and bearing a healthy child.
The cause of brown precipitation may beA dangerous disease - endometrial hyperplasia (proliferation of the inner wall of the uterus), which can become a development of a malignant tumor of the uterus. In a healthy woman, vaginal discharge does not have a special smell. But as a result of contact with the air and the multiplication of bacteria there is a smell. At the first suspicions on venereal diseases it is necessary to hand over a smear and address to the expert - the venereologist or the gynecologist.
The cause of the appearance of brown discharge isAnd ectopic pregnancy, it is dangerous for a woman's life, characterized by the development of the fetus outside the uterus (abdominal cavity, ovaries, fallopian tubes). The only way to treat this disease is surgical removal of the fetus. If the diagnosis is established at an early pregnancy, it will allow for a sparing treatment without surgical instruments.
The appearance in women of brown precipitatesAfter menstruation, even if women use contraceptives, may be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy. After such a symptom, you need to buy a test to determine your pregnancy. The doctor will prescribe the treatment.