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Causes Vaginal Odor Children
Here are some...: Foul-odored vaginal discharge suggests BV or STD-related vaginitis, usually being bacterial, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc. But, clinically it doesn't matter because you need to be treated and followed anyway. More? Ask the treating doctor timely so to get right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling for the present and the future. ...Read more
Mucous: Mucous thickening because of the change in hormones is the most common cause ...Read more
Infection?: Colored (yellow, tan, etc) vaginal discharge often means an infection, including STDs if at risk. Yeast usually does NOT cause colored discharge -- usually little discharge, generally white and thick. (The main yeast symptom is itching and irritation.) Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more
Possibly: Vaginal cancer is extremely rare, but can cause discharge, as well as non-period bleeding from the vagina and pain when you have sex. More common causes of foul odor from the vagina include a yeast infection or sexually transmitted infection. You should see a healthcare provider for evaluation and treatment of any unusual discharge or odor from the vagina! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is BV, trich, and the other 2 common clamydia gonnorrhea STDs the only conditions that can cause a foul vaginal odor?
Vaginal odor: Any condition that causes an increase in vaginal bacteria can result in a foul odor. This is because some of these bacteria produce chemicals that are quite offensive to humans sense of smell. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trich do not usually cause this, but BV does. Also foreign material such as retained toilet paper or parts of tampons can do this by increasing the bacterial count. ...Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: A fishy odor is most commonly caused by overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina. There are several possible causes and while it is not necessarily a sexually transmitted infection it could be. A diagnosis should be obtained by pelvic examination. There are characteristic findings on microscopic evaluation of the discharge. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indirectly, yes : Bacterial vaginosis, or overgrowth of normally occurring vaginal bacteria, is the most common cause of vaginal odor. Bacterial vaginosis isn't caused by sperm, but it's easy to understand why some women think it could be because the chemical compounds that cause the odor associated with BV are more noticeable at higher ph. Normal vaginal ph 4.0; normal semen ph 7.0 which causes chemicals to smell. ...Read more
Vaginal itching, dryness, thick mucus discharge, pain during sex, vaginal odor & burning. Not an STD, yeast inf, or BV. Have gotten medicine for all. ?
No, but...: No one drug for all around. To decide what may fit your need, one has to analyze your detailed history of all related symptoms + findings of physical exam + proper testing as needed. How to put all related things together correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Thereby you can work better with your doc. ...Read more
Not exactly: Technically a true vaginal yeast infection will cause a thick cottage cheese itchy vaginal discharge with no odor. In real life women with yeast infections often complain about odor. If there is a fishy odor i suspect it is not yeast but actually bacterial vaginosis. Either way a visit to the obgyn is needed to determine the cause and help yor get better. ...Read more
No, BV does!: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could thrush cause thick yellow discharge?No itching, soreness or pain in sex(1 longterm partner) Vaginal exam 2 month ago,slight thrush no treatment
Ovulation !: A clear mucusy discharge at mid cycle (around day 14 of a 28 day cycle) is a healthy sign of fertility and ovulation. Not all patients have it. If it has the consistency of egg white, you are probably ovulating within that 24 hour time period. You can use that to your advantage if you are trying to get pregnant. If you don't want to conceive, please use protection ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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