BROWN DISCHARGE CAUSES Almost all healthy women experience normal vaginal discharge that varies throughout the menstrual cycle. Every day vaginal cells produce normal bacteria and fluids. Volume of normal vaginal discharge is estimated about one teaspoon per day. Healthy vaginal discharge is normally odorless, white and/or transparent, thick and/or thin. If you are experiencing brown vaginal discharge, you better discover all possible causes for brown discharge. Anyway, color changes of your vaginal discharge always have reasons and if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as a foul odor, itching, discomfort, pain, rash or sores, prompt medical attention is recommended.
Brown discharge is most often associated with old endometrial tissues â€“ could be remains of your last period, could be damages (by infection or other diseases) endometrial cells, could be endometrium changed by hormones, medications, pregnancy or other conditions. In some cases brown discharge could be a reason for concern (cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, etc.)
Brown discharge during menstrual flow is fairly common By the end of your menstrual cycle usually the thickened uterine lining and extra blood are shed through the vaginal canal. Menstruation is the shedding of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) accompanied by bleeding - menstruation represents the uterine wall being discharged from the body when the woman does not become pregnant. It is well known that normal color of menstrual flow is red and any discoloration commonly causes alarm.
Brown colored discharge during menstrual flow is fairly common among women. In general, discoloration is commonly a result of the long menstrual period - the long period means that the blood has become oxidized thereby causing the change in color. When this is the reason for the discoloration of menstrual flow, there is no cause for alarm. But in several cases brown discharge could be a signal for vaginal infections, hormonal dysfunctions, stress, polyps, fibroids, cancer, etc.
Becoming familiar with the brown discharge It is normal for every womanâ€™s vagina to have a unique smell; it is natural. Even when you notice a recent difference in its smell, it is not necessarily an infection. That change may be linked to a specific moment of your menstrual cycle because the smell of your vaginal discharge can vary depending on the time of the cycle.
Becoming familiar with the healthy discharge smell of your vagina can help you determine when there is a problem. Changes in vaginal discharge smell occur throughout the menstrual cycle but can also result from yeast infections, sexually transmitted infections, Trichomoniasis, Bacterial Vaginosis and some other causes. Vaginal discharge is clear or milky white when a female is not on her period. During menstruation, this discharge keeps the vagina clean. Healthy vaginal discharge thickens and increases when you are sexually stimulated, when you are breastfeeding, or when you ovulate. For More Information visit:-Brown Discharge
Published on Mar 18, 2014
Brown discharge is most often associated with old endometrial tissues – could be remains of your last period, could be damages (by infection...