Question: Can Others Smell My Period?

Just be sure to change your pads or tampons regularly and wash your vulva (the external areas) with a mild soap and water when you bathe or take a shower; those simple measures will help control any natural odors.

Why does my period blood smell rotten?

This could a sign of bacterial vaginosis, an infection caused by germs when the pH of the vagina is out of balance. One of the most common reasons of a smelly period could be out of not changing pads or tampons frequently enough. When these bacteria ferment, this can cause an abnormal smell.

How do you get rid of the smell of your period?

The following techniques may help you naturally eliminate unusual vaginal odors:

  • Practice good hygiene. Clean the outside of your vagina regularly with a washcloth and mild soap.
  • Use only exterior deodorizing products.
  • Change your underwear.
  • Consider a pH product.
  • Try essential oils.
  • Soak in vinegar.
  • Prescription treatments.

Is it weird to like the smell of your period?

A person might notice a fishy smell during their period and also outside of menstruation. This smell is often related to an infection, such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomoniasis. Bacterial vaginosis is a common vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina.