Such an important thing as health is only in our hands. By studying your body, observing all the changes in natural physiology, women can prevent many diseases or start their timely treatment.
The structure of the female genitourinary system compels the representatives of the fair sex in their lives to encounter various types of vaginal discharge. They are liquid and cheesy, differ in odors from barely perceptible to offensive, and the discharge has different shades (from yellow to brown-black). Turning to a gynecologist with a problem associated with discharge after menstruation, which are different from the norm, women are waiting for a terrible sentence, but in some cases it can get by with simple treatment.
The discharge after menstruation is not dangerous if it appeared some time before the onset of monthly bleeding, and then, as it were, smoothly passes into the menstruation itself and continues for 1-3 days after it. Experiencing should begin only when the selection of this color is not associated with monthly.
Sometimes a discharge with a pale pinkish hue appears in women who have given birth within a year from the day the child appears. This is evidence that the menstrual cycle has not yet fully recovered after pregnancy and childbirth. Do not worry if you see such discharge after menstruation, because it takes some time for your body to work again, as needed.
You can observe a pinkish hue without any reason approximately two weeks after your period. The appearance of such secretions indicates to you that the egg cell has matured, and the process of ovulation has begun - a period in the female body, when a sharp increase in the level of estrogen is observed. This process has an effect on the lining of the uterus, which begins to change at this time. There are no reasons to consult a doctor when such discharge lasts only a couple of days.
Many women choose the intrauterine device from all the means of protection. Although it can be very expensive and good - it is still a foreign object, which causes some resistance in the fair sex in the form of discharge. It takes time for the woman's body to get used and accept the spiral. If you have a selection, make sure that they are not abundant and did not last long. A woman should go for a consultation with a doctor and, perhaps, consider withdrawing a spiral only if the discharge will last more than three months.
Oral contraceptives are another means of protection that can affect the appearance of discharge. It is precisely secretions with a pinkish tinge that will signal the organism to adapt to certain doses of hormones, which are quantitatively small, but still contained in such contraceptive preparations.
The discharge may be accompanied by various irritating sensations: itching or burning. This brings a woman discomfort. But besides this there may still be an unpleasant smell, pain and irritation of the mucous. This is the alarm signals of the body. He tries to warn us about possible infection or inflammation of the cervix and vagina. In the presence of discharge pinkish hue and such symptoms can not be postponed consultation gynecologist for later, and certainly not worth self-treatment.
Tumors of various etiologies are considered more terrible for health. Discharge with the admixture of blood after menstruation, which are pinkish in color, can be a signal of the presence of polyps, uterine fibroids or other neoplastic processes. Also, when a woman noticed such a discharge, it is necessary to consider the likelihood of the occurrence of thyroid disease and adnexitis - inflammation of the appendages. This is a serious reason to visit the gynecological office, because only a health worker can prescribe a competent treatment and make sure that the discharge does not bother you anymore.
Endocervicitis and endometritis
Sometimes the discharge of a pinkish hue after menstruation resembles rather a blood lap with its appearance and, at the same time, also has a smell. The presence of such a problem may suggest a woman about diseases of the cervix and the uterus itself: endocervicitis and endometritis.
When an infection gets into the cervical canal (cervix) through the genital tract, inflammation begins there, causing pink mucus to exit the canal. Infection can be the result of various infectious diseases, poor hygiene, improper metabolism.
Sometimes the discharge may continue after menstruation for 7-8 days. This may be a reason for testing and passing a pregnancy test, because it may be extrauterine. Also, a pinkish discharge in some cases is a precursor of miscarriage.
In the early stages of pregnancy, even before a delay, pink discharge from the vagina may indicate implantation of the embryo. This bleeding is single and last for several hours. Disturbance such a selection should not cause.
What to do
If you find a discharge of pink after menstruation with an unpleasant odor and you feel an itch in the perineum, pain in your stomach, immediately consult a gynecologist. The sooner you begin to carry out his recommendations, the sooner you forget about this problem, and you can also avoid complications.
Most women who see discharge after menstruation, try to refrain from sex. They believe that this will worsen their condition. In fact, the presence or absence of sexual activity can not affect the allocation of pink. But if you have pain during sexual intercourse, visit your doctor, as this indicates the development of infection or sexually transmitted diseases.