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how do i get rid of a fishy vaginal odor?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Flagyl: Fishy odor means that you may have bacterial vaginosis. Get a vaginal wet mount and see if you have an infection.
Answered on Dec 27, 2014
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Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: This is suggestive of a vaginal infection which can be treated effectively with prescription medication but not with over-the-counter preparations.
Answered on Nov 30, 2016
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