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Posted by: biltong | 2008/01/10

discharge rotten smell b4 slow period

would like to know what is wrong with me bcoz recently i've discovered that just a few days before and after my period my vaginal disharge has got this rotten smell that not even i can withstand it.
it smells like a cat or rat died i've been on triphasil for the past 2 months and i must say my period is totally abnormal very slow (takes 3 to 4 days before u see actual blood) and the amount of blood my body is getting rid of is not much as before and i was on triphasil before but then i thought i was going to bleed myself to death so please advise what u think is wrong and if this would help i also had an abortion 2 years ago.

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Dear Biltong
You could have a bacterial vaginal infection - please see your doctor to take a papsmear and a swab of the vagina. In the mean time you could try Betadine douche 2x per day when you smell the smell - this is an antiseptic that will help to kill the bacteria that causes this. However you may need to take antibiotics as well. Light menstruation is not necessarily abnormal.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: panda | 2008/02/02

am having an abnormal smell and i will like to know more about fertility cos ive been taking alot of contraceptives

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