White discharge after menstruation can be regarded by doctors as a variant of the norm and a sign of gynecological diseases. With this phenomenon in the first place, the gynaecologist asks the patient about the volume and frequency of their occurrence. Let’s consider this situation in more detail and try to determine: why go after menstruation white discharge and when it is normal.
What is the norm?
It should be noted that in normal, according to the physiological peculiarities of the female reproductive system, allowed the emergence of 1-2 ml per day of discharge. Most often they are white, rarely with a yellowish tinge. A scent of these secretions is absent or has a slightly sour tinge.
White, thick, cremorne of discharge after menstruation can be observed after 10-12 days. This phenomenon also applies to normal, because around those dates in the female body ovulation occurs. In some cases, on the appearance of vaginal discharge resemble raw egg white.
In some cases a white discharge after menstruation is a sign of disturbance?
As a rule, fairly abundant white discharge after menstruation indicate the presence of disease in the reproductive system. It is often accompanied by an unpleasant odor, burning, itching. In some cases, there may be the appearance of a greenish hue.
In most cases, such emissions caused by inflammatory process in the vagina (colpitis, vaginitis). Often the reason for this phenomenon may be hiding in the presence of infectious diseases such as trichomoniasis, ureaplasmosis, chlamydia, mycoplasmosis.
It is also worth noting that white discharge can be due to other factors. Among them:
- diabetes mellitus;
- prolapse of the walls of the uterus;
- tumor of the genital organs;
- violation of rules of personal hygiene.
Thus, in order to accurately determine the cause, the woman should not delay the visit to gynecologist and do the self test.