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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have been having this fishy smell coming from my vagina for about 3 months now..2 cultures detected only a yeast infection but i still smell fishy?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
I would ask: Specifically for metronizadole 500 mg 2x per day for 7 days. You don't need a culture to diagnose that one, it's bacterial vaginosis and sometimes you have to treat the obvious, not depend on a culture. Gd luck.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
But if this fails, go see a gynecologist.
Mar 22, 2013
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
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I am gynecologist, fishy, anaerobes, vaginosis, watch the thong, retained tampon, whatever.
Apr 26, 2013

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