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Symptoms of disease - Leucorrhoea

Leucorrhoea - excessive and unusual in nature discharge from the genital organs of women (watery, milky-white, yellow-green, sanious, having has begun an unpleasant smell, etc.), cause itching, burning, and a constant feeling of humidity in the area of the perineum.

Physiological discharge from the genital tract are scant, mucous membranes, does not irritate the skin of the external genitals; number of selections several increases in secret phase of the menstrual cycle and during pregnancy.

A small amount of leucorrhoea (secretion from the vagina) is a variant of the norm. Physiological leucorrhoea contribute to the maintenance of moist environment inside the vagina, which retains its normal microflora. In some cases there is a high secretory activity of mucous membrane of the cervix, then the number of selections can be plentiful, but it is not a cause for concern.

This situation often occurs during pregnancy and in the postpartum period, when sexual contact, immediately before the onset of menstruation. The normal allocation have a consistence, does not have the color and smell, do not cause irritation of the external genitals and the perineum.

Which diseases there is Leucorrhoea

Types of bleach
Depending of the place of location are conditionally pipe, uterine, cervical, vaginal and vestibular bleach.

Pipe abnormal vaginal discharge can be a sign of inflammation of the fallopian tubes, in which abdominal pipe hole often closed, uterine - narrows sharply. Serous or purulent contents accumulate in the lumen of the fallopian tube and then, little by little is poured into the uterus, and then in the vagina. In addition, pipe bleach are observed for cancer of the uterine tube; they are usually watery, sometimes contain traces of blood.

Uterine leucorrhoea arise with endometritis of different origin and tumors of the body of the uterus (polyp, myoma, cancer, etc.). In acute endometritis leucorrhea are usually purulent, at chronic - watery, cancer of the uterine body - in the beginning watery, and then with the disintegration of a tumour get red-brownish-gray color.

Cervical leukorrhea often occur in diseases of the cervix: cervicitis gonococcal, chlamydial and other origin. They may be caused by tuberculosis, diseases of the endocrine system, etc. Cervical leucorrhoea are often mucous membranes, at acute cervicitis may contain traces of pus. When polyps of the mucous membrane of the cervical canal - impurity of blood. For cervical leucorrhea also include specific for cervical cancer, liquidseparation, which are the lymph with blood.

Vaginal leucorrhoea can be the consequence of increasing output of a liquid part of blood from the capillaries into the lumen of the vagina effects on the mucous membrane of the mechanical (for example, during masturbation), thermal and chemical (for example, when syringing hot liquids, concentrated solution of acetic acid) factors.

Often the vaginal leucorrhoea are manifestations of inflammation of the mucous membranes of the vagina. Character depends on the type of pathogen, for example, at a trichomoniasis leucorrhoea, liquid, foam, with purulent infection - green stringy.

Vestibular leucorrhoea appear in connection with the enhanced activity of glands of the vulva, mainly oil. They can arise owing to infringement of rules of personal hygiene, masturbation, as well as in vulvitis, bartholinitis, and diabetes mellitus.

Leucorrhoea can appear with pathological changes in the genitals (for example, in the inflammatory processes, tumors), some of the common diseases (such as tuberculosis, diabetes, diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs). The white contribute to lowering the walls of the vagina, perineal ruptures, a long wearing uterine rings, violation of rules of personal hygiene, etc.

You need to go to the doctor, if it is in the case when vaginal discharge accompanied by burning and itching in it or in the external genitals, get an unpleasant smell, milk-white, yellow or greenish color, blood impurities, watery or a curdled consistency.

Abundant leucorrhoea lead to the fact that they do not have time to evaporate and in the field of the perineum there is a constant humidity, are formed maceration, reduced sexual desire.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a Leucorrhoea

  • Gynecologist
  • Venereologist

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