Update: November 2018
Excretions in women during the menstrual cycle are
different in consistency and quantity, as well as in the presence of
various diseases may change their color and smell.
The appearance of unusual vaginal discharge sometimes confronts
woman a lot of questions. Is their change a sign of illness?
or is it a variant of the norm? For example, clear stretching mucous membranes.
Is selection normal or not? Normal secretions taken
count mucous, slightly turbid, slight discharge.
Their opacity is explained by the presence of epithelial cells during
vagina, and during the day on the linen or lining they acquire
slightly yellowish color.
However, in the period of ovulation, that is, about 12-16 days
menstrual cycle, the amount and nature of discharge in women
changes, they acquire a stretching consistency, become
more mucous and more transparent, resembling egg white (see
signs of ovulation). Their number also changes; they become
more abundant, but last no more than 2-3 days. Moreover, during
ovulation can hurt the lower abdomen, or rather the ovaries – this is normal,
if pain occurs literally in 1-2 days. It is considered
normal and worry and consult a doctor about this not
Also the norm is considered an increase in clear discharge before
sexual intercourse, when excited before or after sex. Such
cases of discharge do not irritate the genitals, do not cause burning,
itching, discomfort and are considered the norm.
If a woman still doubts whether her discharge from
vagina, it is better to pass a smear test, if the number of leukocytes is not
exceeds the norm, and in the flora dominated by sticks, it means
there is no inflammatory process
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You can also not worry if after ovulation, that is, in the second
half of the cycle of selection becomes more scarce, acquire
jelly-like, creamy consistency. Before menstruation for
2-3 days such discharge may be more abundant. If transparent
stretching mucous secretions do not have an unpleasant smell, then
a woman has nothing to worry about.
But if the smell becomes saturated, unpleasant, sour,
putrid, or the smell is like the smell of a rotten fish, it can
be symptoms of bacterial vaginitis or other diseases,
If the discharge becomes abundant, yellow-green or
rich yellow color is also an alarming sign (abundant yellow
discharge from women). Be sure to ask for advice.
to the gynecologist if the woman is over 40 years old there are abundant
discharge, watery or slimy nature.
If the amount of discharge for a long time more than tea
a spoon per day, if the color of the discharge becomes not transparent, but
brown (brown discharge instead of menstruation, blood
the middle of the cycle) green or yellow, unless
pain in lower abdomen, pain during intercourse, during
urination, itching in the vagina, redness, burning in
genital area, even more so if even
a slight increase in body temperature – all this is a serious reason
to contact a specialist to find out the reason for the appearance even
one of these symptoms.