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Causes Vaginal Odor Children
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
Possibly: Menopausal changes can cause change in vaginal bacterial flora which could produce odor. ...Read more
Possibilities: Bacterial vaginosis can cause a “fishy” smell. Other possibilities include std’s like gonorrhea, trichomoniasis & chlamydia or pelvic inflammatory disease. If there is a retained tampon or a lack of proper vaginal hygiene those are potential causes. Yeast is usually odorless but is still a possibility. If a woman has a fistula or cancer that can also lead to odor. See your doctor if uncertain. ...Read more
It might cause increased body secretions and this probably gives some odour.
One other thing to consider is the possibility of an infection causing the odour, especially if there are other symptoms with it.
For the above mentioned reason, I would advise you to see your doctor for a check up ...Read more
There is a fishy vaginal odor that does not go away even I shower using vagisil. It is even worse after intercouse. What is the cause and cure for it?
Brown.: Likely old blood. Get checked for infection. ...Read more
No: The ovary is not connected to your vagina. There is no relationship between an ovarian cyst and vaginal odor. 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. ...Read more
Not directly: Night sweats are often a symptom of menopause, which I presume you are in. The changes of menopause can cause changes in the ph of your vagina, which would result in odor. While night sweats won't directly cause vaginal odor, both may be the result of the menopause. Have your gyn assess you for other causes of vaginal odor like bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
Any chemical may carry its unique odor after mixing with natural vaginal fluid which even varies among individuals; it's of no exception for replens. So, to verify your concern, it's no harm to smell the area with using it or with using simple KY jelly or without using it so you can smell the difference and draw a conclusion.
Best wishes... ...Read more