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Why does menstrual fluid stink so much? Is there a way to reduce the stink?

Why does menstrual fluid stink so much? Is there a way to reduce the stink?

Blood: Menstrual flow is actually deteriorating 1) fertilized eggs. 2)endometrial lining. 3) cervical mucous. 4) corpus luteum. This bloody discharge is high in iron in various stages of breaking down. Frequent washing with clean warm soapy water is the safest way of eliminating odors. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Menstrual pain: You can avoid heavily processed foods (like white bread, pastas, and sugars); caffeine, alcohol, ; tobacco. You can eat more lean proteins such as meats, fish, and beans; also high-antioxidant vegetables ; fruits -- like blueberries, tomatoes, squash, ; peppers. Spices like turmeric. Warm compress on low abdomen. Calcium ; magnesium may help. For additional ideas: http://tinyurl.Com/kw94lmx. ...Read more

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How can I reduce menstrual pains?

How can I reduce menstrual pains?

Various meds: You can try nsaids which are medications like motrin, aleve, advil. Make sure to take them on a full stomach. Birth control pills work very well. Other options include depoprovera and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...Read more

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What causes scanty menstrual flow? my menses reduced from 3days to 1day, i am 32years

What causes scanty menstrual flow? my menses reduced from 3days to 1day, i am 32years

Hormonal fluctuation: female hormone levels vary with age, stress, tension, anxiety or illness. Usually these changes are benign and considered normal. If having unprotected intercourse, do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Im 41 and im facing black spots in my menstrual fluid. What does that indicate?

Clots ?: I would need some more information about texture and size.however menstrual blood with small clot which are passing slowly down the vaginal canal will appear darker by the time it exits the canal. ...Read more

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I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

Possible: Agnus castus is a mediterranean fruit that contains flavanoids and phytonutrients. The fruit has been shown to improve symptoms of pms- primarily mood, tenderness etc. The flavanoids can have a hormonal effect and this might help your flow. ...Read more

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I am 23 unmarried, earlier had normal menstrual flow about three to four pads/24hrs, now reduced, darker, this time 1week late(otherwise regular) no pain?

I am 23 unmarried, earlier had normal menstrual flow about three to four pads/24hrs, now reduced, darker, this time 1week late(otherwise regular) no pain?

Sounds normal: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is variation from cycle to cycle. Ie – a period may come on a few days earlier or later and maybe heavier or lighter depending on the endometrium lining. It may come continuously or with intermittent spotting. These are variation of a normal process ...Read more

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How do I reduce pre menstrual cramps?

How do I reduce pre menstrual cramps?

Pms: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Heavy menses: There are no natural ways to reduce your period and progrstin creme does not help. Any OB gyn can help, though. ...Read more

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Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please.does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Mechanism of mefinimic acid mefthal spas? Please.does it reduces or stops my menstrual bleeding

Not for bleeding: mefinamic acid is a non-steroidal drug used to treat pain, including menstrual pain. It is not likely to reduce or stop menstrual bleeding. For disorders of menstrual bleeding, you should see your gynecologist ...Read more

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Will regular sex reduce menstrual cramps?

Nice idea, but no: The physiologic changes that trigger menstrual cramps are not changed by how often you use the equipment. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce severe menstrual cramps?

Some options- See Dr: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat to reduce menstrual cramps?

Foods: 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. ...Read more

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How can a girl reduce or treat menstrual pain? By drugs or physically?Which way is better and more effective and safer?

Acupuncture: Acupuncture is the most effective way to eliminate the menstrual cramps. Stop dairy. Stop gluten. One ca also take ibuprofen, can also try evening pimrose oil daily for 3 months...An herb call vitex or one called cramp bark can also reduce menstrual pain. Exercise does help too. ...Read more

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I am constantly retaining fluid in my thighs and stomach. Always around my menstrual cycle but noe much more frequently. What is causing this and what?

Many causes: Cardiac, metabolic, endocrine and musculoskeletal problems are suspect in your case. Infrequent exercise and obesity may contribute to symptoms. Fluid retention requires evaluation by a doctor. Please see your doctor for this. ...Read more

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What's the safest pill i can use to reduce or stop menstrual cramps?

Any low dose pill: Any low dose bcp is effective at reducing or eliminating menstrual cramps and is safe. There are several conditions that would make bcp less safe, including migraine headache with aura, smoking when a woman is older than age 35. A personal history of blood clots in legs or lungs is a contraindication. Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) pain pills also help cramps - take them as period begins to most help. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to reduce extremely heavy menstrual bleeding?

None: If you have consistent heavy menstrual bleeding you should see a doctor, there are no natural interventions. ...Read more

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September 16 i got my period a week early&throughout the 4/5 days only brown menstrual fluid came out. Now im two weeks early and the same is happenin?

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. STDs, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. ...Read more