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how can you get rid of an vaginal odor discharge

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
No! Never!: Douching may give you some temporary relief, but it will not solve the problem. In fact, it can make it worse. If you are having a persistent vaginal ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Douching will not help these symptoms. See your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
No: You should see a gynecologist to find out the reason for your symptoms rather than asking them with a douche.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular ovulation,: likely from polycystic ovarian syndrome, and insulin resistance. Causing hormone imbalance, slightly elevated glucose levels, leading to yeast recurre ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Test/treat: The best way to fix a problem is to know the cause. There are some over the counter products for this you could try. However, an exam of the vaginal m ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I would recommend you not use hydrogen peroxide as it may make your symptoms worse. A "horrid" vaginal odor is usually due to an infectious process, n ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get eval: Malodorous vagina isn't normal. Take care
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Odor: Vaginal odor ( other than from poor hygiene) is usually due to abnormal bacterial growth in the vagina. It is not a dangerous problem but is certainly ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Washing: Frequent washing or using a bidet can help, but do not douche, as it can be irritating and your cervix would be open some, and you do not want to inst ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acidolphilus pills: Can help prevent vaginal infections. If you have odor you should be evaluated by a board certified gyn to determine the cause and you can get the prop ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: a vaginal strong odor is usually a sign of a bacterial infection or a lost tampon you should be checked by a doctor and possibly placed on antibiotics
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