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22 yr old female, why does my private area always have a foul smell? i shower daily? its been like this for a while..please help

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Dr. Aamir Siddiqi
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Vaginal Odor: Bacterial vaginosis (over growth of the usual bacteria) is a common cause of a "fishy" odor and discharge, if you have not had an exam, please have a check up so a diagnosis can be made. Frequent intra vaginal douches, also cause this and should be avoided.

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