Allocation during pregnancy
Since puberty, a woman has a different vaginal discharge, and every lady have to put up with some «female» issues. Any gynecologist will tell you that the discharge from the genitals – this is an inevitable sign of the normal functioning of the female body, the mucus produced by the cervix and through her vagina is purified from bacteria, and also resists the passage of viruses inside.
While carrying a child, separation does not stop, sometimes even becoming more intense and vast that often bothers hypochondriac moms. Of course, in the period of carrying a baby, the woman should be more kind to their health, to capture and control all that happens to her changes. That is why, nothing to worry, every expectant mother must know what should be normal discharge during pregnancy, which cannot be left without attention and to inform about them your personal doctor. We will help you understand.
Which selection are considered healthy manifestation?
Healthy, natural secretions considered to be those which are colorless and pungent smell, or have a whitish-milky color. Selection are considered as norms do not bring any inconveniences: they are not very rich and not extraneous cause unpleasant symptoms such as burning and irritation of the skin.
During pregnancy a woman’s body runs thousands of different complex rearrangements, and it is clear that discharge from the genital tract also undergo some changes. To 12 weeks the activity of the reproductive system is guided by the main female hormone and this period is progesterone, which prevails in the first couple of hormonal changes.
The allocation in the first trimester of pregnancy is usually no different from the usual for any healthy woman secretion. The only highlight in this period can be more viscous and rich, this is sometimes the first symptom of pregnancy. Sometimes the doctor can hear that selection transparent like jelly. The same jelly-like allocation are found in the third trimester, but this can be explained by the fact that the body begins to actively prepare for the upcoming birth, and the penis begins to move away «mucus plug».
Starting with the 13th week, the activity enters another hormone – estrogen. As a result of this selection changes have a more liquid consistency and increase in volume. However, they do not cease to be homogeneous. During this period, the allocation is also to have no clumps, inclusions, flakes, smell and peculiar effect on the feelings of a woman. Between women discuss that there are distinguishing as snot during pregnancy. Indeed, they may resemble mucus from the nose with a cold or perhaps egg protein. If there is a very rare and heavy flow during pregnancy, a girl is recommended not to forget about the daily strip, preferably without synthetic fragrances and additives, and to change hygiene as often as possible.
It should be noted that the number and character of discharge can be due to the individual characteristics of each woman. In addition to transparent, it may appear during pregnancy, highlight the white color, the main thing – they should be odorless and don’t cause any discomfort pregnant and pain. In any case, this issue is very individual, some women not discharge during pregnancy but if all the other health indicators suggest that women’s health is in order, there is no need for concern.
However, for some reason, vaginal secretion during pregnancy may change, you should pay special attention to them, because sometimes these changes can be alarming.
White discharge during pregnancy
The allocation of this type in the period of carrying a baby occur most often. The woman could face a similar phenomenon for the first time during pregnancy, what naturally begins to bother her. However, very rarely this symptom is associated with some painful and dangerous condition.
And although the white discharge pregnant more often considered the norm, yet a woman should watch their volume, viscosity and color.
Often, the cause of white or yellow cheesy discharge is candidiasis of the genitals, known as thrush. The pathogen – the fungus which begins to multiply weakening the immune function, hormonal changes, or due to certain medication. If you experience thrush, does smelling discharge during pregnancy, vagina itching and burning. Self-treatment and use the «usual» drugs women in the position is strictly prohibited, as you can harm the fetus. When the first specific symptoms, you need to report the problem to the doctor who will take a swab on the flora, and prescribe proper treatment.
Cheesy discharge with no itching and odor, without any impurity is sometimes a normal variant. The fact that rich white secret can begin to stand out in a result of the rapid hormonal changes. In addition, on the background of pregnancy in the cervix may form a kind of mucus plug, which serves as a barrier to the penetration of various infections. In such a situation, the woman should be more careful about his personal hygiene, use toothpaste and it is possible to choose comfortable clothes and underwear made of natural fabrics.
Spotting during pregnancy
Special anxiety and fears in pregnant women cause of bleeding during pregnancy. But, according to statistics, with a similar phenomenon faced by almost 80% of all pregnant women, and the majority in the future calmly and without any deviation carrying a child.
Factors contributing to bleeding during pregnancy (especially in I trimester), quite a lot. One of them is active the blood supply to the pelvic organs and their sensitivity. Have a place to be spotting or pink highlight in the early days of pregnancy so called implantation bleeding. This happens when the fertilized egg embeds itself in the uterine wall, usually 10-15 days after successful fertilization. But, it is important to note that in this case we are talking about a slight bloody discharge color, that is, small «paintings».
If, however, began a rich red selection that has formed blood clots, or have any bleeding, with pain in the lower abdomen, it can be quite alarming pathological conditions may lead to spontaneous miscarriage. Panic still not worth it, it would be best to call an ambulance, lie down and await the arrival of medical personnel.
Brown, brown selection is often regarded as bloody. Such traces of spotting can be harmless enough at first pregnancy, but at the same time and are a signal of a pathological process, for example, detachment of the ovum, or ectopic pregnancy. If the co is present itching and brown discharge in women, probably talking about the development of sexual infections, treatment in this case, it is necessary and imperative.
To see a beige, brown, or bright red marks need to remain vigilant and regardless of their state of health and pregnancy to apply to the antenatal clinic to determine the causes and circumstances.
Yellow or green
The first days and weeks of pregnancy may suggest the presence of a yellowish or greenish secretion, which is secreted from the genital tract. The viscosity and color may vary. But, in fact, this is considered purulent secretion indicates the development of some acute infections and diseases, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
For a more accurate diagnosis is necessary to pass the examination and to take vaginal smear. After determining the cause of the disease urgently need to be treated until the infection through the blood has not penetrated to the child.
Now you know what can be discharge during pregnancy. Remember, the mucus in pregnancy is a common physiological process. But, nevertheless, for your own peace of mind, do not be amiss to consult with your doctor so you protect yourself and your baby from many unforeseen dangers.
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Stay healthy and happy!