Brown discharge after period could follow normal menstrual flow – actually it is women body’s way of cleaning out the vagina and shedding old blood.
Discharge that is dark brown or discolored is a common condition and should not raise concern if no other symptoms are present.
There are many women who regularly suffer from brown discharge after period. In most cases it could be considered as normal. There are chances that a perfectly healthy woman can also experience brown discharge before, during and after period.
Brown vaginal discharge after period is not always a cause of concern or warning sign of any critical condition but it is useful to know all possible causes for brown vaginal discharge after period.
Brown discharge after period
Brown discharge after late period
Late period can lead to brown discharge during and after period – in most cases it is related with the endometrial tissues (lining of the uterus which gives way to the menstrual bleeding during every period). Remains of the old endometrial tissues can lead to brown discharge – kind of cleaning process of the uterus by letting out the older tissues for newer ones.
Brown Discharge after period caused by endometriosis
Endometriosis is the growth of cells similar to those that form the inside of the uterus (endometrial cells), but in a location outside of the uterus. Endometrial cells are the same cells that are shed each month during menstruation. The cells of endometriosis attach themselves to tissue outside the uterus and are called endometriosis implants.
These implants are most commonly found on the ovaries, the Fallopian tubes, outer surfaces of the uterus or intestines, and on the surface lining of the pelvic cavity. They can also be found in the vagina, cervix, and bladder, although less commonly than other locations in the pelvis.
Endometriosis of vagina and/or cervix can be a reason for brown discharge before and/or after period combined with moderate or severe menstrual cramps.
Brown Discharge after period caused by “damage” of reproductive organs
Brown discharge after period can be a symptom of erosion, polyps and/or injury to the surface of the uterus and/or cervix.
Brown Discharge after period caused by infections
Sometimes the brown discharge after period could be caused by something more serious than just the sloughing off of the previous endometrial lining. Some vaginal infections and infections of the reproductive system could cause brown discharge after period:
Ovulation is the important period of the menstrual cycle. Ovulation can be considered as one of indicators of women reproductive health. Ovulation is the indicator of normal cyclic hormonal production…
Disclaimer: It is strongly recommended to consult your doctor for professional advice. Above mentioned information and recommendations are just general and should be adapted to each person according to personal health indicators and status.