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After having a baby is it normal after bleeding to have a weird smelling discharge you have not have sex so what could cause the smelling discharge?

After having a baby is it normal after bleeding to have a weird smelling discharge you have not have sex so what could cause the smelling discharge?

Old blood , bacteria: Sometimes after a birth, there will be old blood that may have a strange smell. Also, the vagina is not a sterile place and you may have some bacteria or yeast . These organisms are not usually harmful to you. See your Provider if you are bothered by it. ...Read more

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I have recently noticed that after having intercourse that their is a strong odor. what could this be from. the odor doesn't linger once I wash.

I have recently noticed that after having intercourse that their is a strong odor. what could this be from. the odor doesn't linger once I wash.

"It smells like sex": Many women report a malodorous aroma after intercourse. For most it is a combination of semen, vaginal lubrication and secretions, and two sweaty bodies! The exact smell you get is a combination of both of your "down there" pH levels. But it really shouldn't be bad. Both of you should be checked to make sure you don't have infections contributing to "bad" smell. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I had sex after a biopsy now I have brown discharge, and a foul odor. What could be wrong?

Vaginal infection: Bacterial vaginitis typically produces the "foul odor" you describe. Have the md who did the biopsy check for the infection. ...Read more

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What could it mean if you have a foul vaginal odor and some abdominal pain?

What could it mean if you have a foul vaginal odor and some abdominal pain?

Vaginal odor : You may have a bacterial infection called bv. This is usually caused when the vaginal pH changes either from douching, semen etc. The abdominal pain could be secondary to inflammation. Suggest being seen by pcp or gyn. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that I have vaginal discharge?

Could it be bad that I have vaginal discharge?

Vaginal secretions: Can be normal. However, if you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have a milky white discharge that have a foul fishy odor what could this be?

BV: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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Symptoms : after intercourse I have a watery brownish discharge with odor what could it be?

Sounds like BV: Not to state the obvious but you will pass the semen and vaginal fluids after intercourse. Since it has odor i suspect you also have bacterial vaginosis. This is very common and gives off a fishy odor. See your obgyn for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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My vagina has a odor and a white discharge what do you think could be causing this?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Most often a change in the discharge is caused by a common bacteria that is easily treated by your dr.There are many other causes, not so safe, that need to be tested for. Please see your dr. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal discharge with a fruity smell. No sex of any and not pregnant. What could it be?

I have a vaginal discharge with a fruity smell. No sex of any and not pregnant. What could it be?

Hormonal?: This may be the result of hormonal changes. If you are having increased frequency of urination you need evaluation by your physician. But if not foul smelling, not painful, then nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I always have an odor coming from my vagina that smells bad should I be concerned?

I always have an odor coming from my vagina that smells bad should I be concerned?

See OB/GYN now: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends a woman visit an OB/GYN for an exam in the presence of odor. A persistent odor coming from your vagina might be from vaginitis or other causes. At age 21, you should get your first pap smear, which tests for cervical cancer, and, the USPST recommends young women get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea even if asymptomatic. Good luck ...Read more

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For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

For a week I have had itching, discharge, foul odor, and painful sex. Could this be bacterial vaginosis? If so, what are some natural remedies?

Can' t diagnose: When the cause isn't for certain - really recommend having it evaluated. Need to make sure you don't have an STD. ...Read more

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I have a discharge with an odor what could it be?

I have a discharge with an odor what could it be?

More info: It is not clear as to where the discharge is coming from (nasal, vaginal, wound, etc.) but an odor could indicate an infection regardless of the location. As such, see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and provide you with a treatment plan. ...Read more

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My vagina tears too easily and I have a fishy smell. Could this mean I have an std?

My vagina tears too easily and I have a fishy smell. Could this mean I have an std?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bv is more likely. See your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a yellowish vaginal discharge with a different smell than usual. Also the last time i had sex i was dry. What could this be symptoms of?

I have a yellowish vaginal discharge with a different smell than usual. Also the last time i had sex i was dry. What could this be symptoms of?

Discahrge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more