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A 22-year-old female asked:

My vagina smells bad. i clean when i shower using warm water but i have so much discharge naturally that my vagina always smells. help?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Bacterial Vaginosis: You should be checked for a condition called "Bacterial Vaginosis". This can be from overgrowth of the "normal' bacteria in the vagina (not sexually transmitted). It can be treated with antibiotics.
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Last updated Oct 5, 2016

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