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Why Does My Period Smell Like Amonia
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
I had a vaginal delivery 6 weeks ago i had a eptisomy done i had my period & the end of my period smells like ammonia?
Dry cm and my period started 2 days late on the 1st day having painful cramps. Blood smelled like ammonia. A day later no pain no smell. Why?
Explanation : Most likely smell was caused by the delay, and cramps as well. Now all resolved. ...Read more
I had a tubal ligation done seven years ago.I have noticed the last three years an amonia smell around the time i will start my period.
Bacterial vaginosis: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for other sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. This vaginal odor is not related to having your tubes tied. ...Read more
Possibily BV: It is possible that you have Bacterial Vaginosis, a vaginal infection caused by a shift in normal vaginal flora to pathogenic bacteria, which release amines, causing a strong fishy odor, worse with sexual intercourse. You will need testing to confirm diagnosis and to obtain prescription medication for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period 2 days late with dry cm. First day I had painful cramps for 1 hr that I haven't felt in 11 yrs. Blood smells like ammonia. What could this be?
BV?: How heavy are your periods. Heavy menstrual bleeding can lead to anemia and subsequent fatigue. Try Ibuprofen or Naproxen for your cramps. Vaginal odor could be due to Bacterial Vaginosis - odor worse with sexual intercourse. If symptoms persist, see your clinician for evaluation. Take Care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes an amonia smell before a period?I have my tubes tied seven years ago.My periods have not been regular for three years.
Ammonia Smell: Check out this article first==>http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/ammonia-smelling-discharge.Html. Sometimes foods in the diet can contribute to the smell, but it is also possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a more likely cause of your symptoms. You should make an appointment with your gynecologist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Find out why: Most women have a mild menstrual odor. If you have strong, foul smelling odor it is best to have it evaluated. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
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