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Ammonia Smelling Period
Infection: Please go get tests at your Gynecologist's office. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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?
I'm bleeding now and cramping as if I were just on my regular period but my urine reeks of ammonia and has been for a while now. How do I stop that?
Fluids: Try drinking lots of fluids. If that doesn't help over 6 hours, see your doctor for a possible pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
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
Dry cm and my period started 2 days late on the 1st day having painful cramps. Blood smelled like ammonia. A day later no pain no smell. Why?
Explanation: Most likely smell was caused by the delay, and cramps as well. Now all resolved. ...Read more
The last days of my period started smelling like ammonia about 2 years ago. The first 17 years it was normal. I have regular paps, no STDs. Am I ok?
Need more info: You really must talk over this symptom with the physician who did your pap smears. Something is not right that needs to be corrected. ...Read more
Sore vagina after having unprotected sex, bled a lot after it (not period), looks like chafing, strong ammonia smell, redness, stings to pee, sti?
I missed two periods, then I recently had one, and now my discharge smells like ammonia. There is excessive discharge. I am for sure not pregnant because I am a lesbian, and we both tested negative for any STDs. I am so confused. Please help.
Poss. Vaginal inf.: You may have a possible vaginal infection that may require a MD visit to assess and treat. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
My 16 yr old daughter has ammonia smelling water discharge (urine looking, but a lot) with her period. What kind of infection is this? Bladder? STD?
Needs exam: Unfortunately, without an exam, it is impossible to answer your question about your daughter. See a GYN MD at the time this is occurring. ...Read more
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
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
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
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