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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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A fishy smell a day before I get my period. Is that normal! I have never gotten that smell before tho, I was recently on an antibiotic for 2 weeks.

A fishy smell a day before I get my period. Is that normal! I have never gotten that smell before tho, I was recently on an antibiotic for 2 weeks.

BV: I believe you have developed Bacterial Vaginosis because you have been on Antibiotics for so long and therefore the normal Flora of your Vagina has been disturbed, you need to see a provider for treatment. ...Read more

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I get white fluid before period for a week which create smell and my panty get wet provide a home remedy ?

I get white fluid before period for a week which create smell and my panty get wet  provide a home remedy ?

Discharge: There is a change in vaginal discharge during the cycle, before ovulation it is clear and stretchy to promote sperm movement, toward the beginning and end may be white ,as you noticed, if it has an odor would get checked out at urgent care/gyn as may be bacterial vaginosis /mycoplasma/ureoplasma or yeast ( though that is usually itchy) infection. If getting wet wear panty liners. ...Read more

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Black "blood" a week before period should start. Sometimes has red mixed in. no pain, no smell. is this normal? should i be worried? HELP

Black "blood" a week before period should start. Sometimes has red mixed in. no pain, no smell. is this normal? should i be worried? HELP

Early cycle: Most women have a 28 day menstrual cycle however it is not uncommon for some women to have a 21 day cycle so it's possible that you are having your period 1 week early and that your next might go back to normal. Nothing to worry about right now unless you are in severe pain or bleeding very very heavily. ...Read more

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Why am i having watery or creamy discharge, no order or smell. 9 days before period .

Why am i having watery or  creamy discharge, no order or smell. 9 days before period .

Discharge: Could be many reasons. You might have a vaginal infection, candida infection, normal leukorrhea, cervicitis, urinary tract infection, ovulatory secretions etc. Your obgyn can do a vaginal ph test or perform a microscopic test of the secretion and find out the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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My 12 year has had a very strong fishy smell in her urine for a long time it's worse on her period too doctors in our town can't solve some advise ?

My 12 year has had a very strong fishy smell in her urine for a long time it's worse on her period too doctors in our town can't solve some advise ?

Needs to be seen: Can be normal but if the pediatrician is not experienced with exams then I would recommend a pediatric gynecologist. Hope this helps and she gets better ...Read more

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My period is going longer than it usually does and now the blood smells bad, like a fishy gross smell.

My period is going longer than it usually does and now the blood smells bad, like a fishy gross smell.

See your doctor: This could be because of an infection and you need to see your doctor. If the bleeding is very heavy, you are very fatigued, you feel lightheaded or faint, or you are short of breath, you need to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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