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A 18-year-old female asked about a 20-year-old female:

Hi my friend has a problem, her vagina smells fishy and leaks urine when she coughs. she has a shower then the next day smells again. any advice?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
See a gynecologist: The smell is often the results of a vaginal infection. The friend also has stress incontinence. Both are these issues need to be evaluated.
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