Menstruation coffee grounds: what is it? doctor explains

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You heard about the bleeding like coffee grounds? This is the term that calls what is known by women as a kind of darker color of menstruation, almost brownish. This phenomenon causes concern and raises questions that are now clarified by the gynecologist and obstetrician Dr. Rafael Botelho, Heart Hospital doctor (HCor).

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What is?

According to the expert, this known menstruation with brown blood It is not necessarily a period and what it does change the color of menstrual blood is as long as it remains within the vagina. "The darker bleeding is a bleeding little intensity. Unlike when a woman is menstruating, the blood volume is large and out continuously, it comes in small amount. This makes it more time in the vagina and it is not uttered so quickly. This prolonged contact with the vaginal canal makes it happen a natural degradation that modifies the color"Explains Dr. Botelho.

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You heard about the bleeding like coffee grounds? This is the term that calls what is known by women as a kind of darker color of menstruation, almost brownish. This phenomenon causes concern and raises questions that are now clarified by the gynecologist and obstetrician Dr. Rafael Botelho, Heart Hospital doctor (HCor).

Read too:
Habits that are destroying the health of your vagina

What is?

According to the expert, this known menstruation with brown blood It is not necessarily a period and what it does change the color of menstrual blood is as long as it remains within the vagina. "The darker bleeding is a bleeding little intensity. Unlike when a woman is menstruating, the blood volume is large and out continuously, it comes in small amount. This makes it more time in the vagina and it is not uttered so quickly. This prolonged contact with the vaginal canal makes it happen a natural degradation that modifies the color"Explains Dr. Botelho.

contraceptive

3 menstruation coffee grounds

The most common cause for this kind of dark period drugs are contraceptive hormone low dosage. What happens is that low levels of hormone pills may cause what is known as an escape, which is a bleeding that happens before the end of the birth chart and you can purchase this shade. According to the doctor, this kind of cause no risk to the woman. "In such cases, the solution is to correct the dosage of the pill and the cycle normalizes".

2 menstruation coffee groundsThinkstockSangramento has no risk and may not indicate any more serious problem

May be pregnant?

This can also be an early sign of pregnancy. It is caused when the fertilized egg attaches to the wall of the endometrium. "When he gets there, it is as if it were a little hole to fix. It is what we call nesting. At that time, the patient may have a bleeding such".

Endometriosis and other causes

Endometriosis is also a possible cause, as it causes changes in the menstrual cycle and, among other irregularities, it may decrease the flow. It can also occur in women who have fibroids or injury in the cervix. Take the morning after pill can also cause this side effect.

It's dangerous?

The gynecologist ponders and says that brown menstruation and little It deserves no such concern. "Not necessarily mean it's a bad thing. The woman need not despair. It is highly recommended to seek medical attention when this situation happens, to investigate what might be causing the change in blood color", Reassures.


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