Question: Do you experience gurgling noises near your vagina before you get your period?

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    Mai Nguyen provides information about vaginal care.
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    Stacey DuFord is a mom here to answer questions about period care.
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    Molly O’Shea is a health advocate here to help you with your period.
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  • I don’t personally experience these gurgling noises, but I’d assume they’re okay if you aren’t having other issues. Maybe these sounds are caused by the air coming from your body getting caught in the moisture around your vagina if you’re wearing a pad. If these sounds, in fact, raise any red flags around your health, Dr. Molly will be able to alert you.

  • I wish I knew exactly what kind of gurgling noises you are talking about. Some women do suffer more intestinal discomfort around the time of their period and that may account for the noises you describe. In any case, be sure and read what Dr. Molly has to say, I’m sure her answer will be much clearer.

  • Nope. I’ve never heard of this either without insertion of air into the vagina. That can occur when inserting a tampon in some positions or having sex in some positions. I have no idea what you are hearing but if everything else down there is fine, I doubt there’s anything to worry about.

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