Vaginal discharge is not always a matter of danger. Women in particular get terrified of brown discharge and they feel that they have got some health related problem. Although it is not so. Here we are telling you about the reasons due to which brown discharge occurs. Also telling you in which situation you should take brown discharge seriously…
causes of vaginal discharge
Discharge from the vagina is the hallmark of a healthy vagina. This discharge prevents the growth of bacteria in the vagina, thereby keeping the risk of infection away. However, the color of the discharge and its quantity are different in different situations. Learn the types of discharge here…
1. Before periods- The discharge that occurs during this time is somewhat sticky and thick. This happens up to a day or two before your period.
2. During periods- During this the discharge is of red or brown color. If you have a lot of bleeding then you should talk to the doctor.
3. After periods- You may have excessive discharge. Because during this time the secretion of estrogen in the body is high. The color of the discharge may be cloudy, white or watery.
4. Before ovulation- A few days after the period, eggs start forming. During this, you may have a discharge giving a thin and elastic-like feel.
5. During ovulation- When eggs start forming in the body, then the color of your discharge is very clear and it is thin i.e. like water.
6. After ovulation- After ovulation the color of your discharge changes and it becomes thick.
reason of brown discharge
If you have brown discharge a day before or a couple of days after your period, then you do not need to worry. This is completely normal. Actually, some amount of blood comes together with the discharge. Blood reacts when it comes in contact with oxygen and changes its color to thick i.e. brown. It is normal to have this type of discharge around periods. But if this discharge lasts for 6-7 days or more then you should see a doctor.
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