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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Mucus: Most vaginal odors are normal, and caused by the mucus you produce. However, if it is particularly different, or foul, you should be seen.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probiotics: Generally, when the pH of the vagina is off, bacteria and yeast can grow instead of the body's normal flora. This can create smells and abnormal disc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibilities: Bacterial vaginosis can cause a “fishy” smell. Other possibilities include std’s like gonorrhea, trichomoniasis & chlamydia or pelvic inflammatory dis ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Usually an infection: The most common cause of vaginal odor, other than during one's menstrual period, is an infection. See your doctor who can likely identify the cause an ... Read More
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