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

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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