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does genital herpes cause odor

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Another infection : A fishy vaginal odor is not due to herpes. It is likely you have bacterial vaginitis or trichomonas. See your doctor for an examination.
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely herpes: But it's possible that you have another associated infection like bacterial vaginosis. You may want to review this with your doctor, as this requires ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Another infection: possibly trichomomas so see your doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Whenever there is any change in the vagina from any infection, the vaginal discharge composition and balance changes. This makes it easier to get Bact ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial Vaginosis: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardne ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV?: Sounds like the foul, fishy odor you notice when you have sex may be bacterial vaginosis or bv. I would recommend that you let your gynecologist know ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: Your doctor should prescribe an antiviral, like valcyclovir for the herpes. The fishy odor may be related to an infection called bacterial vaginosis, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
A virus: Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It can occur when you have unprotected sex with a partner that has herpes and is actively shedding t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Not generally: In general it does not. Testicular pain is either a bacterial infection (epididymitis) or even viral. Other things to consider is torsion.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Herpes: If we knew this reason we would both be very famous. Most people have no outbreaks with herpes infection and some have recurring outbreaks without mu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Even if a person who has a herpes simplex virus does not have active lesions they can still transmit the virus through a process called viral shedding ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes simplex virus: Herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus (hsv). Hsv 1 is the main cause of genital herpes, while hsv 2 causes cold sores. Herpes zoster causes shingle ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donov ... Read More

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