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I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

Dyspareunia: There are several possible explanations for your vaginal discomfort. If there is a lump or localized swelling, it could be a bartholin cyst, which should be checked by your gynecologist. If you feel like there is swelling, but you don't see anything unusual, you may have too much friction during sex; try using a lubricant. You may be sensitive to your partner's condom, or rarely, to his semen. ...Read more

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After sex why does my vagina smell?

After sex why does my vagina smell?

Secretions: Depending on any chemicals used during sex (lubricants, etc) the smell is most likely just a "stirring" of the smells inside the vagina along with any ejaculate that may be present. Semen has a "smell" unto itself. If using a condom, they have their odor. If you are having a foul or offensive odor, perhaps you have a bacterial vaginosis. A fishy odor is usually bv. Get checked and get treated. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell fishy after sex ?

Why does my vagina smell fishy after sex ?

Possible BV: One of the common vaginal infections that women can get is BV or bacterial vaginosis. One of the symptoms is a vaginal discharge with a fishy odor. An exam will be able to tell if you have an infection. ...Read more

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Why does your vagina smell after sex?

Why does your vagina smell after sex?

Varies: Sometimes the semen can mix with vaginal secretions and the combination creates an odor. Occasionally some mild infections can also cause an odor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend said my vagina smelled after sex. What can cause the smell?

My boyfriend said my vagina smelled after sex. What can cause the smell?

Usually : BV: Most commonly, the ph imbalance resulting in bacterial vaginosis. The interaction of the basic ph of the semen causes a "fishy" amine-like odor following intercourse. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's vagina smells like egg after sex?

My girlfriend's vagina smells like egg after sex?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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What does it mean if im a clea person but my vagina smells funny and it burns after sex? Same partner for 2 years

What does it mean if im a clea person but my vagina smells funny and it burns after sex? Same partner for 2 years

A couple of things: This could be bacterial vaginosis and/or trichomoniasis. Bacterial vaginosis is caused by a bacterial infection in your vagina and presents with odor. Trichomoniasis is caused by a protozoan and presents with burning but not much odor. These are less about hygiene and more about vaginal ph. Probiotics can help restore the natural flora and pH in your vagina. See your doc for more info. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fishy smell from vagina most of the time and after sex it becomes heavy with green discharge?

What to do if I have fishy smell from vagina most of the time and after sex it becomes heavy with green discharge?

Bacterial Vaginosis?: The fish smell is probably caused by a condition called Bacterial Vaginosis. This is not an STD. Its an overgrowth of a certain type of bacteria that just happen to produce a bit of a discharge and a fishy odor that is worse after sex. Its treated with antibiotics. You will need to see a doctor for this. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why do I have a fish smell coming from my vagina after sex?

Why do I have a fish smell coming from my vagina after sex?

Probably infection: A fishy smell is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis (bv). However it might be associated with other infections as well, including chlamydia.Best check it out with your dr. ...Read more

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Can there be something in sperm that makes my vagina smell different after sex?

Vaginal pH: The vagina is very acidic, which is a nice environment for many healthy bacteria in the vagina. Seminal fluid is very basic, since it must alkalinize the vagina in order for sperm to survive. Some normal, and abnormal, vaginal bacteria will release an odor when the vaginal ph starts to alkalinize. ...Read more

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Any home remedies I can do to get rid of vagina odor? It always smell after sex.

Any home remedies I can do to get rid of vagina odor? It always smell after sex.

Sounds Fishy: At vaginal odor can be suggestive of an infection, a simple test at your gynecologist office will help determine if you have one. Fungal and bacterial infections are often a cause for vaginal odor. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like fish after sex. This is so embarrasing how can I prevent this?

My vagina smells like fish after sex. This is so embarrasing how can I prevent this?

Bacterial vaginosis: Most likely you have bv, an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria that requires very specific prescription medication. Often, semen also can have a very distinct odor. Have him wear a condom to see if it helps. Also, see your healthcare provider if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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My partner has a smell of onions from her vagina after sex (high acidity). Would high acid levels in vagina effect my sperm if trying to conceive ?

My partner has a smell of onions from her vagina after sex (high acidity). Would high acid levels in vagina effect my sperm if trying to conceive ?

Strong vaginal odor: ...is very subjective. One person's "onions" might be another's "foul", "fishy", or others. Strong odor after sex suggests bacterial vaginosis, i.e. overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV is associated with abnormally low vaginal acididity, not higher. Trichomonas can cause similar odor, and BV is more common in presence of other STDs. She should see doc for exam, diagnosis, & STD testing. ...Read more

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Why do my vagina smell after sex, and i take a bath everyday. Also we have sex almost everyday sometime 2 to 3 time a day when he off?

Why do my vagina smell after sex, and i take a bath everyday. Also we have sex almost everyday sometime 2 to 3 time a day when he off?

Secretions Bacteria: Common: odors, may be nl. With sexual arousal, vaginal secretions ? (healthy); these ? secretions support ? growth of lactobacillus +/- disease bacteria. Lactobacillus out-compete fungus & ? fungal vaginal infection (worse), which ? if on antibiotics; any reason. Bacterial byproducts create the odor; per personal genes+immunesys+emotions+personal microbiome; if odor changes: consider infection. ...Read more

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My sexual partner has a fish like smell coming from her vagina. She also has a white thick discharge after sex. What could this be? Can it be fixed?T

My sexual partner has a fish like smell  coming from her vagina. She also has a white thick discharge after sex. What could this be? Can it be fixed?T

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the pH gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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After sex w/ hubby my vagina smells & urine stinks. Why? we were both cleared by our doctor of any infections/stds & trying for a baby.

After sex w/ hubby my vagina smells & urine stinks. Why? we were both cleared by our doctor of any infections/stds & trying for a baby.

Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common cause of strong vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. The odor is often described as fishy and sometimes is especially noticeable after sex. Trichomonas, an STD that is easy to miss with standard testing, also can do it but is less common. Recheck with your doctor to check for BV, and maybe also the newer DNA test for trichomonas. Good luck! ...Read more

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My vagina smells, It's red & itchy & it has white cottage cheese like discharge.Stings to pee after sex, been with same guy for a year. Whats wrong?

My vagina smells, It's red & itchy & it has white cottage cheese like discharge.Stings to pee after sex, been with same guy for a year. Whats wrong?

See DR: Could be combination of bacterial vaginosis [odor like dead fish], yeast [cottage cheese], trichomonas vaginalis [itch], possibly others. Dr likely to treat partner as well. ...Read more