First,menstrual blood is made of both blood and tissue that sheds from the uterus.When menstrual blood mixes with our own bodies,bacteria and odor may develop. Many describe this as fishy. Just like when we sweat. Perspiration has no odor,mix that with our body bacteria and we all know what that odor smells like.
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What does it mean when your period smells like fish?
Fishy odors during (or outside of) your period are usually a sign of an infection, such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomoniasis. Bacterial vaginosis occurs when there an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina, while trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection that causes itching and burning in addition to the fishy odor.
Why does my period blood smell so bad?
淏ut period blood stays in the vagina for a longer period of time. It exposed to the bacteria in the vagina, and that where you get that odor.?You might also notice that it doesn always smell the same.
Why does my period blood smell like Krispy Kreme donuts?
While you probably won smell like a Krispy Kreme donut, it possible for your period blood to take on a slightly sweet odor. If this happens to you, there no need to worry. A sweet odor is most likely due to your vagina acidic environment (the pH is usually 3.8-4.5) and the presence of bacteria.
Why do I have a fishy smell in my vagina?
Along with a fishy smell, you may also notice a milky-white discharge from your vagina. The odor becomes strong usually when you have unprotected sex and semen mixes with vaginal secretions. It is also common for vaginal odor to become strong when you’re having your period.