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A 29-year-old female asked:

hi i had candida took the meds and i was fine. the itch and thick discharge comes and goes now i have this foul smell on my discharge after my periods?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Odor after menses: A "foul odor" after one's menses may be due to other than a "yeast infection". Occasionally this is due to a vaginal bacterial infection secondary to a tampon retained during menses. See your gyn provider for an exam and culture .

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Last updated Jan 10, 2018

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