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Im On My Period And It Smells
My navel seems to have a growth on it only bleeds when i'm on my period and always smells even when i'm not on my period this is embarrassing help! ?
See your doctor: Your doctor will be able to sample the growth to see if its endometrial tissue that has migrated through the urachus when you were a baby. It's rare but happens. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
When i'm on my period it smells like something died. I have ovarian cysts and fibroids. What should I do and what does that mean please help?
It could be old : Blood or infection. If only during your period could be old blood or dead tissue being sloughed off from a fibroid that could be in your cavity. This is less likely. While it may be embarrassing, speak to your obgyn about this. You should be evaluated by pelvic exam as there are many causes of foul smelling odor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had sex for the first time 2 weeks ago, and i'm still bleeding like i'm on my period. Its brown and smells bad. ?
Peace: Perhaps the bleeding is a natural part of sexual intercourse for the first time (torn hymen)? The bad smell may be from having old blood in your vagina? Could you have a sexually transmitted infection? Was a condom used? Questions, questions, questions! you are a smart young lady (you came to healthtap). Get all of your questions answered by your doctor. The truth wil set you free! peace. ...Read more
Usually Normal: This is usually just a mixture of old blood from your period mixed with normal vaginal mucous, nothing to be alarmed about. If it continues more than a week then see your doctor to rule out bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
This is gross but my period smells like metal. I'm on my third day and it's heavy it's never really smelled like anything before is this normal?
May be infection: This does happen. You are not imaging it. The coppery smell is because the blood being shed contains iron, which smells coppery to you. Mrmstrual cycles may smell different at different yes due to the amount of old blood left in the vagina, hormone levels, and even the type of sanitary pads used. If the malodor persists even after your cycle, it could be a condition called BV which needs meds. ...Read more
See a doctor: If you are using 1 pad an hour or more go to er, if their is a foul smell you may have an infection, you need medical attention. ...Read more
Hi for the last 2 or3 periods a couple days before and during my period it smells bad. What could it be?
My period is light and smells sweet, it was 2 and half weeks late. But I am in the midst of final exam time.
I just got my period but still a lot of fluid is coming out and it smells really funny what can be causing that ?
I have this gross chunky white stuff coming out from "down there" and it smells bad! i don't know what to do! I have gotten my period.
Two weeks before my period i bled, then i was two weeks late and now i got my period but it is dark brown and smells like metal. It is not normal.
irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If concerned for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. The odor needs a separate evaluation. ...Read more
Hi my period smells so bad rather it stinks to an extent where by when i wear skirts people can't stay beside me. Also when am not on my period .?
Odor: There are a few different possibilities that you could have such an odor. There are certain infections that cause odor. Old blood tends to get some odor. Retained objects, especially a tampon, could give a bad odor. Whatever the reason, there is not much you can do for it on your own. See your doctor for an exam and testing to find the cause. ...Read more
My period this month smells, it's just a bad odor. Is it a change in pH?It Does not itch me or bug Nothing like that it's my first time this happens
Smell: As long as there are no other symptoms, i wouldnt worry about how your period blood smells. Blood smells different depending on how old it is. ...Read more
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