Doctors Lounge - Gynecology AnswersBack to Gynecology Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 10/14/2017.
Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: smelly periods for 4 weeks
|thesexyginge - Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:28 pm||
i have been on implanon since december 2005 for the first two years of it i had no periods. this year i have had very irregular periods lasting between 4 days and 6 weeks. for the last 4 to 5 weeks i have been bleeding a very strong smelling blood (like a mix between iron and a sewer). i don't no what this is , possibly an infection ? any ideas ? could this be serious ?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:55 pm||
Odor is most often associated with infection so you should see your doctor about this possibility. Good luck to you.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.