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Post-period my vaginal fluid has a distinct strange ammonia odor. What does this mean?

Post-period my vaginal fluid has a distinct strange ammonia odor. What does this mean?

Odor after period: After you period you can have a change in odor due to changes in your vaginal PH. You can use a vinegar douche after your menses to help balance the PH. During the rest of the month try not to use panties while you sleep to allow for better circulation to the area which will also help prevent odors. ...Read more

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The last couple of weeks I was having ammonia smelling discharge and now I am bleeding and not on my period.?

The last couple of weeks I was having ammonia smelling discharge and now I am bleeding and not on my period.?

Possible infection: Discharge with an odor may signal an infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination. ...Read more

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I had a vaginal delivery 6 weeks ago I had a eptisomy done I had my period & the end of my period smells like ammonia?

I had a vaginal delivery 6 weeks ago I had a eptisomy done I had my period & the end of my period smells like ammonia?

Not uncommon: However, if any fever, pain then need evaluation. First period after birth can and usually is very different for most women. Hope this was helpful and congratulations on the birth of your child. Dr R ...Read more

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Period 2 days late with dry cm. First day I had painful cramps for 1 hr that I haven't felt in 11 yrs. Blood smells like ammonia. What could this be?

Period 2 days late with dry cm. First day I had painful cramps for 1 hr that I haven't felt in 11 yrs. Blood smells like ammonia. What could this be?

Ob/gyn: You need a pregnancy test immediately and an ob/gyn consult. Could be anything from dysmenorrhea to menstrual cramps to an incomplete or threatened abortion. New strange odor always an indication for OB consult according to ACOG. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell like ammonia during my period? The rest of the month it does not smell like that.

Why does my vagina smell like ammonia during my period? The rest of the month it does not smell like that.

Vaginal smell: Menstrual blood can release free ammonia gas when degraded by bacterial and enzymatic action. It is exacerbated if kept on the pad longer or in some using oral contraceptives or certain supplements or diets. If it bothers you greatly, you can also ask your doctor to check your liver and kidney blood tests to make sure there isn't a problem there. ...Read more

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10 days before period. Ammonia smell in panties. Sharp pain at times in lower right section of stomach that comes and goes. Body Temp 99.1F.

10 days before period. Ammonia smell in panties. Sharp pain at times in lower right section of stomach that comes and goes. Body Temp 99.1F.

See Below...: Your symptoms are somewhat non-specific. These can be symptoms of normal ovulation or they can indicate an infection or an ovarian cyst. The Ammonia smell is frequently something called bacterial vaginosis that is treated with antibiotics but it won't give you pain or a low-grade fever. If your symptoms persist, see your gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Blackout after inhaling bleach and ammonia fumes for a long period of time?

Blackout after inhaling bleach and ammonia fumes for a long period of time?

Go to ER: Need to be checked, some times may result in pulmonary edema (fluid in lung) must be checked ny a physician, also possible additional preexisting problems for, blackout ' like TIA. One doctor clears you will be ok. ...Read more

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Sore vagina after having unprotected sex, bled a lot after it (not period), looks like chafing, strong ammonia smell, redness, stings to pee, sti?

Sore vagina after having unprotected sex, bled a lot after it (not period), looks like chafing, strong ammonia smell, redness, stings to pee, sti?

Not normal: These are not normal symptoms to have after sex. See and Obgyn for STD testing. They can also evaluate for non sexually transmitted infections like yeast and bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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What causes amonia smell during period?

What causes amonia smell during period?

Possibily BV: It is possible that you have Bacterial Vaginosis, a vaginal infection caused by a shift in normal vaginal flora to pathogenic bacteria, which release amines, causing a strong fishy odor, worse with sexual intercourse. You will need testing to confirm diagnosis and to obtain prescription medication for treatment. ...Read more

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What causes an amonia smell before a period? I have my tubes tied seven years ago. My periods have not been regular for three years.

What causes an amonia smell before a period? I have my tubes tied seven years ago. My periods have not been regular for three years.

Ammonia Smell: Check out this article first==>http://www. Buzzle. Com/articles/ammonia-smelling-discharge. Html. Sometimes foods in the diet can contribute to the smell, but it is also possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a more likely cause of your symptoms. You should make an appointment with your gynecologist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I had a tubal ligation done seven years ago. I have noticed the last three years an amonia smell around the time I will start my period.

I had a tubal ligation done seven years ago. I have noticed the last three years an amonia smell around the time I will start my period.

Bacterial vaginosis: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for other sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. This vaginal odor is not related to having your tubes tied. ...Read more

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Fatigue, painful cramps, period smells like amonia?

Fatigue, painful cramps, period smells like amonia?

BV?: How heavy are your periods. Heavy menstrual bleeding can lead to anemia and subsequent fatigue. Try Ibuprofen or Naproxen for your cramps. Vaginal odor could be due to Bacterial Vaginosis - odor worse with sexual intercourse. If symptoms persist, see your clinician for evaluation. Take Care. ...Read more

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Infection I think minor cramping minor sharp pelvic pains yellow discharge an ammonia smell occasional late period an lower back pain?

Infection I think minor cramping minor sharp pelvic pains yellow discharge an ammonia smell occasional late period an lower back pain?

See below: Pls see your dr, you need a pelvic exam. Your dr will determine what kind of medication to be given after the exam. Fishy odor may mean bacterial vaginosis, Metronidazole is the antibiotic of choice. Pelvic inflammatory disease will need to be ruled out. Get checked as early as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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2 day period?

2 day period?

Possibly normal: Without any more information, such as what is normal for the patient, or if hormonal contraception is involved, or any contraception at all; this may be perfectly normal, not a sign of a problem, or early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Period for two weeks?

Period for two weeks?

See your doctor: A period longer than a week is abnormal. Please see your gynecology doctor for evaluation and an examination. ...Read more

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Irregular, weird period?

Irregular, weird period?

If it occurs this: Once - wouldn't be concerned. If it becomes a pattern would seek out evaluation by your physician or gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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How to lighten up a period?

How to lighten up a period?

Birth control pill: If you are having heavy period, you might consider starting birth control pills. They can regulate the hormone and also regulate your period. ...Read more

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How to release pain from period?

Tips: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through die)t with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain l. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also disipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. ...Read more

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What are ways to force a period?

What are ways to force a period?

If obese -weight: Loss may allow for period return. If you're inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days/week). If severely underweight – ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as meds like Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) could be used under your gyn supervision. ...Read more

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What should I do for period sickness?

What should I do for period sickness?

Period symptoms: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...Read more

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Smelly period, should I be concerned?

Smelly period, should I be concerned?

Odor with period is: Usually mild. If extremely malodorous - consult with your gynecologist. Are you changing you pads ; /or tampons regularly? ...Read more