Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Irregular Menstrual Periods And Vaginal Odor

Reviewed on 4/18/2022

Heavy or irregular menstrual periods can be related to infections, fibroids, or hormonal factors. This can also be seen during the perimenopause. Vaginal odor can be related to a yeast infection or other infection of the genital tract. Discuss all your symptoms with your doctor, and visit your health care provider if you believe you have signs of an infection.

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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