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Delayed periods, foul smell, strong odor on ovulating. Perimenopausal?

I used to be regular but within the last year I have become either late or early by 2-3 days. When I am late a foul smell will start 2-3 days before I start my period. When it actually gets started, the flow is much heavier then on my normal periods. I m 35 with one child. I also noticed when I ovulate the odor is strong. Is there anything to do to change the odor ( I don t douche ) and should i be alarmed about the irregular periods and is it possible I m perimenapausel ?
Asked On : Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
You need to get blood tests done like those of TSH,Prolactin, Day 2 FSH,E2,LH.
An ultrasound of pelvis.
You will also need a local examination by a gynecologist.
Depending on the reports, your irregular cycles can be treated.
It also helps if you are trying to conceive again.
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shanthi.E's  Response

There is no need for you to be alarmed here.

Please get a PAP smear done. Also, get a transvaginal scan done to look for the endometrial thickness.

I do not think there is something majorly wrong with your health. There may be a hormonal imbalance causing this.

You will be fine soon.

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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