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Does ovarian cyst make your vagina smell?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: Ovarian cysts do not cause a vaginal odor. Vaginal odor, especially if a woman is also having itching or irritation, is more likely to be from a vaginal infection, or can occur from prolonged spotting.
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Last updated Aug 23, 2016
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