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I had a period then I started again almost 2 weeks later I'm

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I had a period then I started again almost 2 weeks later I'm very stressed out.I'm sexually active I'm 42 yrs old my boyfriend and I have sex vaginal and Anil the bleeding is diff than normal and its been happening for 9 days maybe longer and it has a small odor nothing noticeable.I have my tubes ride and burnt 18 yrs ago..is it menipause
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: No pain.pretty reg.but they can last up to 10 days ..always been that way
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No the last 8 mths I've been threw alot..when they found my aunt dead is about the time i started bleeding she was pretty much my mom
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr David replied 2 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank u
Expert:  Dr David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry you are stressed out.

vaginal and anal sex can cause bacteria to spread into your vaginal canal.

which can increase risks for infection.

a small vaginal discharge and odor can be due to bacterial vaginosis which can cause bleeding again

you should see a doctor and get a gyn examination to check for vaginal infections.

you can see a nurse or doctor at a local hospital or ER or urgent care center or a planned parenthood clinic

there are special antibiotic treatments which can treat and cure bacterial vaginosis infections so you don't have to worry if you have it.

they will also check your urine for infection as well

this doesn't sound like menopause yet.

let me know if you have questions.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok..thank u I have bactim thats for the same thing u are talking about right..i don't have insurance so its hard to go to a doc with my income
Expert:  Dr David replied 2 months ago.

you can see a doctor or nurse at a planned parenthood without any insurance

there are free health clinics all over the USA for patients with no insurance.

no, bactrim is not used for bacterial vaginosis.

usually flagyl or metronidazole is used.

bacterim is used for some types of bacterial urinary tract infections.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Oh ok..thank u
Expert:  Dr David replied 2 months ago.

you are welcome
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.