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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Blain
24 years experience Family Medicine
Vagina smell: No home remedy - go see OB or PCP and get pelvic exam, cultures possibly, and wet prep/ KOH - provider will be able to diagnosis if yeast infection, b ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Odors are most commonly due to infections, retained objects and inflammation.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal odor: There are numerous possibilities, but you need to be examined in order to be correctly diagnosed. See an OB/GYN doctor and have this assessed. Good lu ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common cause of foul vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. A thin, white or gray discharge often also ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kennedy
25 years experience Pediatrics
Effect of Mirena (levonorgestrel): since Mirena (levonorgestrel) is intrauterine contraceptive device that releases progesterone, there can be changes to the color, amount & thickne ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal odor: There are many reason for vaginal odor. The most common reason is how well one is cleaning her vaginal area. It is important to clean between the lips ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
8 years experience Family Medicine
Vagina smell: The first possible reason is a bacterial, abnormal ph, check fwith your gynecologist , pap smear, sc, others.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Sometimes, this may be normal (e.g. residual menstrual flow, moisture retention issues, etc...). However, if the symptom is persistent and associated ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis?: The most frequent cause of strong vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV odor typically is fishy, as you ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Bacterial: vaginosis can cause the smell . See your doctor . Medication like flagyl is usually prescribed if it is proven to be the cause of smell.
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