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First, slightly painful sexual intercourse, then fishy vaginal odor. Completely monogamous sexual relationship. Sometimes no condom. What is it?

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Dr. Terri Parks-cannon
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bacterial vaginosis: Symptoms of painful intercourse coupled with a malodorous discharge is concerning for Candida (yeast) infection or bacterial vaginosis. The latter is associated with a "fishy" odor that you are referring to.
Answered on May 12, 2015

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