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Is it normal to have orange colored and bad odored periods?

my name is heather and I started my period 3 days ago and its orange and smells really bad also the last 8 months I ve had staph infection of the skin and I ve had mersa my skin color looks kinda orange I also noticed that my arm started bleeding and the blood was also kind of orange a year ago I know I had 2 cyst on my overies and fluid in my endametream sorry for the spelling I have fever /chills and very gassy but I ve alwys had problems with constipation also last year I had a persite the doctors were I live don t listen to anything I say they make me think im crazy please help me I am only 34 and have 5 boys my youngest is almost 3 and I ve had my tubes tied I ve been coughing up white fom and sometimes these green things they remind me of a little green inch worm
Mon, 21 Oct 2019
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Hello,

The orange-colored periods with a bad smell can happen due to a vaginal infection. You need to get a vaginal swab culture done to find the type of infection.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Rakhi Tayal, OBGYN
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Is it normal to have orange colored and bad odored periods?

Hello, The orange-colored periods with a bad smell can happen due to a vaginal infection. You need to get a vaginal swab culture done to find the type of infection. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Rakhi Tayal, OBGYN