There’s no need to worry about being smelly, too hairy, or not clean. Dr. Wu says, “Sometimes people get excessively worried about the smell, and very rarely is there any sort of problem with a smell. If there IS a problem with the smell, it’s usually a medical condition we can treat. So, patients shouldn’t be embarrassed about smell or hair or anything like that. I’ve seen a wide range!”
You can see a doctor while you’re on your period, but you may be more comfortable when you’re not.