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Does female ejaculate smell like leukorrhea?

Does female ejaculate smell like leukorrhea?

Female ejaculation: “squirting” is controversial. Some indicate that it is a form of female ejaculation in which the fluid is propelled from para-urethral ducts during or prior to orgasm. Others hold that it is lubricating secretions or incontinence of urine. ...Read more

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Am having leukorrhea symptoms are liquid or gell like vaginal discharge which produce smell & sometimes it is cheese type discharge of greenish color?

Am having leukorrhea symptoms are liquid or gell like vaginal discharge which produce smell & sometimes it is cheese type discharge of greenish color?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a heavy leukorrhea (white thick discharge with a smell of bread¬ itchy) before menstruation (23yo virgin/not sexually active)?

Is it normal to have a heavy leukorrhea (white thick discharge with a smell of bread¬ itchy) before menstruation (23yo virgin/not sexually active)?

Normal or infection: If it is often without interfering your daily life likely to be OK but if with odor often you can douche once or twice a week it disappears, then it is nothing to worry about. If persisted you should check out whether you have infection or medical problem manifested in this manner. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it normal that my blood smells like iron?

Is it normal that my blood smells like iron?

Yes: Basic biology. Glad you're asking questions -- that's how we learn. ...Read more

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Is something wrong if my discharge smells like iron, and I was bleeding two days before?

Is something wrong if my discharge smells like iron, and I was bleeding two days before?

Vag discharge: There is probably some residual blood left in the discharge giving it the smell of iron. Don't be concerned. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus smells like metal. Probably iron in it. Is this bad?

My cervical mucus smells like metal. Probably iron in it. Is this bad?

Cervical mucus: Cervical mucus does not generally have a metalic odor. Many minor infections can produce different odors, however. See your healthcare provider for a culture and testing. This is most probably harmless. ...Read more

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My pee smells like iron. Do I have uti?

My pee smells like iron. Do I have uti?

Possibly: Malodor can signal a UTI but a urinalysis and culture will determine if it is UTI vs medication or dietary effect. ...Read more

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My blood smells like iron. And the viens on my stomach are visable around my liver area. Any clues on this?

My blood smells like iron. And the viens on my stomach are visable around my liver area. Any clues on this?

See your doctor: These symptoms sound reasonable to be explored further with some laboratory studies. I would suggest having your liver enzymes and CBC (Complete Blood Count)checked at a minimum. If there is a family history of hemochromatosis, a ferritin level would also be useful. ...Read more

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My period is heavy and smells strongly of iron. To where I stink up the whole bathroom. Is this ok?

My period is heavy and smells strongly of iron. To where I stink up the whole bathroom. Is this ok?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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What does leucorrhea smell like?

Leukorrhea: Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor.

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Why does my urine smell like iron or metal?

Why does my urine smell like iron or metal?

May be infected: I can't be certain but it may be infected. You can ask your physicians to check the urine and get a urine culture. ...Read more

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Why dose my urin and stool smell like iron or rust?

Why dose my urin and stool smell like iron or rust?

Get them tested.: You can get enough reassurance by getting tested. Are you taking any iron/multivitamin prep. Note for any change in the colour of urine/stool. Dark smoky urine/red tinged / pink urine all are possible with varying degrees of blood in urine. Stool if has digested blood from bleeding tendency in the intestinal system, high in stomach/small intestine, colour appears from tarry black/brown/maroon. ...Read more

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Why is it when I urinate it smell like iron tablet?

Why is it when I urinate it smell like iron tablet?

Dietary intake: Foods and vitamins can influence urinary odor: are you taking an iron supplementor daily multivitamin? ...Read more

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Slight tissue like discharge a week before period with iron smell- tan in color-what could this be a sign of? Thanks!

Slight tissue like discharge a week before period with iron smell- tan in color-what could this be a sign of? Thanks!

Premenstrual spottin: The iron odor is from the iron contained in the hemoglobulin molicule in blood. The tan color is from the small amount of blood. This is a common condition and should not raise concern. ...Read more

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Will iron supplements affect the color or smell of my menstrual cycle?

Will iron supplements affect the color or smell of my menstrual cycle?

Iron supplements: Supplements can change the color or your urine, stool and even menstrual flow. If you are not having sever pain or constipation from the iron then keep taking it as indicated. ...Read more

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I get black stool once every 20days or a month. It doesn't smell v foul. It happens for one day n color is normal other days. Don't take iron med etc?

I get black stool once every 20days or a month. It doesn't smell v foul. It happens for one day n color is normal other days. Don't take iron med etc?

Possible bleeding: Black stools always rises the concerns about bleeding from the intestines, most commonly from the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach or duodenum), but it could also come from the rest of small bowel and colon. You should seek medical attention and make sure it is not the case. Iron and peptobismol commonly cause black stools as well. ...Read more

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Why do iron supplements make your poop smell so bad? Per my dr I am taking iron and since then it has smelled HORRIBLE! Why?

Why do iron supplements make your poop smell so bad? Per my dr I am taking iron and since then it has smelled HORRIBLE! Why?

Keep taking iron: If you are iron deficient keep taking iron, smelly poop notwithstanding. I do not know if it is true but the following may suffice as an explanation. Some of the unabsorbed iron is converted to to iron sulfide by the bacteria in the gut and that generates hydrogen sulfide which produces the smell of rotten eggs. ...Read more

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Tan / brown vaginal discharge only when wiping in bathroom, faint iron smell but no other symptoms? Want to avoid doctor visit at all cost!

Tan / brown vaginal discharge only when wiping in bathroom, faint iron smell but no other symptoms? Want to avoid doctor visit at all cost!

Blood has iron.: Hemoglobin has iron in it, which explains the smell. Having a menstrual cycle or spotting can cause the tan brown discharge. If it burns when voiding, it could suggest a urinary tract infection. Go see the doctor if you are having cramping, burning when voiding, or low back pain. See a doctor if you are having sexual activity as other causes like STDs are possible. ...Read more

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