People should know that they can discover whether they are healthy or not by the smell, color or consistency of their flow. This is why they need to wear light colored garments so that they can notice any kind of change and visit a specialist on time.
In order to discover some infections or serious diseases, you should be aware of the following symptoms:
Depending on the day of the menstrual cycle you are in, the flow changes. For instance, during your ovulation, it is thicker, white and sticky. On the other hand, when the target is very strong, you are probably dealing with certain infection caused by fungus. The main symptoms are itching, burning and its consistency is like cottage cheese. Luckily, there are many over-the-counter medications, but if the infection continues, make sure to consult your gynecologist.
Very light gray
If you notice your flow is getting a gray tone, consult your doctor immediately since you are probably dealing with an infection in your reproductive organs. The smell is also strong, like fish. You can use both clindamycin and metronidazole, but the best solution is to visit a gynecologist.
After your period, you can notice yellow-greenish discharge and you will also feel irritated and a slight pain. it is probably an atrophy in your private parts, so avoid having intercourse with your partner because it will hurt a lot. Make sure to visit a gynecologist so that you can levels the estrogen levels.
These symptoms also indicate trichomoniasis which is sexually transmited infection. More than 50% of people get it but have no symptoms. On the other hand, those who do have, they can notice their flow is foamy with an unpleasant odor, so the stop it use treatments based on metronidazole or tinidazole.
In the beginning or at the end of your period it is quite normal to have a dark brown flow because it is a mixture of blood and the flow. However, if you notice this color out of your period, it is very likely that you are pregnant. Consult your doctor as soon as possible.