Heavy Menstrual Bleeding And Vaginal Odor

Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2021

Heavy menstrual bleeding is often related to uterine fibroid tumors or other benign conditions. Vaginal odor can be related to an imbalance in bacterial growth in the vagina or a vaginal infection, such as a yeast infection. Seek the advice of a healthcare provider if you believe you have a vaginal infection so that you can receive prompt treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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