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can a yeast infection smell like fish

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial vaginosis: Most likely she has bv, an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria that requires very specific prescription medication. Often, semen can have a very distinct ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginitis: sounds like you do have a vaginal infection, it may be bacterial vaginitis. I suggest you see York FP or GYN for an exam. They will do a microscopic e ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe : Medications can often cause the urine to have a slightly different odor. Unless you are having urinary tract infection symptoms then a temporary chang ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Schuh
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: See your family doctor for a prescription for that. It is easily treated.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yeast Infection: A yeast infection is usually a cheesy white discharge and extremely itchy and most often has no odor. See your doctor for an exam and cultures to conf ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Odor possibilities: It could be the yeast infection has recurred because you are back on antibiotics. It could also be the infection is not entirely cleared yet, and thus ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Korkmaz
21 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: yeast infection is more painful and itchy. What u are experiencing could be from abnormal anal discharge (like mucus or feces) that drained after u ha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See gynecologist: To really find out you must see your gynecologist for evaluation and treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I would ask: Specifically for metronizadole 500 mg 2x per day for 7 days. You don't need a culture to diagnose that one, it's bacterial vaginosis and sometimes yo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge odor ?'s: The characteristic odor of a yeast infection is a sour smell, not "fishy", which is more characteristic of trichomonas (a parasite). Your anti-fungal ... Read More
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