A 37-year-old female asked:
My vagina gets a mild fishy odor, but it only happens right before i get my period. ive gotten tested at obgyn and its all normal. could it be my period changing my smell?
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Internal Medicine 26 years experience
The fishy smell around menstruation is common with BV - bacteroal vaginosis. You have to be tested specifically for BV at the time of the symptoms to have a diagnosis. BV is often misdiagnosed.
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Answered Jul 29, 2022
Last updated Jul 29, 2022
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