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Blood Under Gum Nasty Smell
Depends...: Any time there is bleeding, it is possible that it can smell. Old blood can smell bad. However, if this smells worse than a period, one should call their doctor/clinic. There may be an infection. Especially if there is pain, fever, chills, nausea/vomiting, there may be an infection. ...Read more
No: Blood is a good medium for bacteria to grow and the normal bacteria in and around the vagina is what causes the odor. Change pad and tampon (tampons may cause a serious bacteria infection) often, every 2 hours for heavy flow. Wear cotton panties and unscented pads. Shower twice daily and trim the hair around the vagina ...Read more
It shouldn't be..: There is always some/slight odor to the menstrual blood, but foul odor suggests a possibility of infection--vaginitis/vaginosis. A retained tampon is often the course of very foul odor even without menstrual flow. If you have pain as well, then more severe infection such as endometritis/pelvic inflammatory disease etc. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Body fluids: All body fluids are influenced by what is consumed. ...Read more
Shouldn't: If it has a foul smell there may be an infection, so you need to see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Had my baby on 7/27/14 n im now have dicharge/blood but it smells like vinager/ sour, what could this be?
Swabs: That is not a typical smell for a vaginal pathogen. See your obstetrician for an exam and cultures. It is important to be reviewed for an infection or other problem. ...Read more
I had a medical abortion monday, I can now smell a bad smell within my blood and others around me can to is this normal?
RegularPeriods avgcycle33 but this month it ws 1wklate and it looks dark red why is this also it smells like reg. Blood why did this happen?
I have been having discharge for a few days it is creamy and white no smell but today I noticed it's creamy with what looks like some brown blood?
Discharge: You may have a vaginal infection you should see if physician to get a diagnosis ...Read more
Is possible to put hole in gum from eating something like chips? And be able to suck Air through? It also has fluid come out taste like blood but not
Gum wound: Yes, you can cut into the gums with chips et al, but its unlikely that you would be pulling air from within your bone underneath. It may ooze some blood for a few mins. ...Read more
I'm having a really bad smell coming from my menstrual blood. I regularly change the pad and wash but the blood still smells. What could be the cause?
Sounds like BV: Sounds more like bacterial vaginosis. This is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacterial and leads to a fishy odor. It is treatable with antibiotics. Schedule a visit for confirmation, testing and treatment. ...Read more
Bleeding gums is a sign of moderate to severe gingivitis. The gums are either invected or irritated by plaque or calculus ont he teeth. See your dentist for a thorough exam and prophylaxis (tooth cleaning). In the meantime start flossing and brushing to remove the plaque.
Hormonal changes may also cause gums to bleed. ...Read more
Smelling blood?: If you're saying that you're smelling blood, I can only imagine that there may be some blood in your nose, perhaps a slow nosebleed or residual blood from a previous nosebleed. I think a doctor needs to look up your nose. ...Read more