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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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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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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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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 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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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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