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My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

My urine has strong vaginal fishy odor, what is this caused by?

Infection: Check for urinary infection and bacterial vaginosis-completely treatable. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Body Odor (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Body odor? ANS: hard go describe but you know it ...Read more


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Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Celiac disease: Celiac disease can cause a whole host of problems, and is one of the great mimics. It can cause headaches, weight loss, anemia, infertility, abdominal pain. And some patients do complain of a change in their body odor. I would ask your doctor to check your blood tests for the typical antibodies associated with celiac disease, and if you carry the diagnosis, explore possible gluten contamination ...Read more

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Does vaginal cancer cause a foul odor down there?

Does vaginal cancer cause a foul odor down there?

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 more

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What is leading to body odor that smells like cat urine?

What is leading to body odor that smells like cat urine?

CAT URINE ODOR: SEE YOUR DOCTOR. IF IT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR SOME TIME, YOU MAY NEED SOME BLOOD TESTS TO RULE OUT DIABETES OR SOME OTHER DISORDER. BUT NOT TO WORRY. .HAS YOUR DIET CHANGED RECENTLY? ...Read more

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Does yeast infections smell fishy?

No, not normally.: Usually there is no significant odor with yeast. Recommend medical eval. ...Read more

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Fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor. What is the fastest way to treat this?

Fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor. What is the fastest way to treat this?

Prescription drug: Sounds like "bacterial vaginosis", an overghrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Can be treated with a prescription drug like vandazole or metrogel. There is also an oral form of the drug if you prefer. See your health care provider.. ...Read more

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What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Does tumeric causes bad body odor ?

Does tumeric causes bad body odor ?

See below: It is possible---leave it off and see if it improves. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a musty odor in vagina?

What causes a musty odor in vagina?

Uncertain: 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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How to control vaginal odor odor and bladder leakage?

How to control vaginal odor odor and bladder leakage?

Vaginal Odor: Underlying health issues may cause odor and leakage. Over growth of microscopic fungi may make the discharge dense and thick in texture. Make an appointment with your dr soon to get cultures. ...Read more

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What kind of infection causes white, clumpy discharge plus fishy odor?

What kind of infection causes white, clumpy discharge plus fishy odor?

Candida: This is the most common infection in this area. You can try over the counter antifungal creams for starters. If this does not work, then make an appointment with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Sour odor bacteria in urine, normal?

Sour odor bacteria in urine, normal?

Urine odor: Urine is often odorless. There are some diseases like diabetes that may create odors in the urine and some bacteria that grow in standing urine may produce odors. Urine odor may have a strong ammonia quality as well. ...Read more

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Is a musty odor common for women with bacterial vaginosis?

Is a musty odor common for women with bacterial vaginosis?

Musty or fishy odor: Bacterial vaginitis typically produces a "fishy" odor from the agents putracine and cadaverine from "breakdown" of baccteria in the vagina. ...Read more

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Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

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 more

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Is foul smelling breath symptom of histoplasmosis?

Is foul smelling breath symptom of histoplasmosis?

No: Most bad breath is due to crud on the mouth, between the teeth or on the tongue. A good dental flossing with running it over the back of the tongue cures most of these. If it does not, look for a problem in the upper aerodigestive system. Histoplasmosis doesn't cause an odor. ...Read more

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Is a musty odor a common odor for women with vaginosis?

Musty or fishy odor: Bacterial vaginitis typically produces a "fishy" odor from the agents putracine and cadaverine from "breakdown" of baccteria in the vagina. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause fishy vaginal odor?

Can a yeast infection cause fishy vaginal odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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What causes body odor?

Sweat: It is acted on by skin bacteria to produce b.O. The only treatment is good hygiene. ...Read more

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Chlamydoa cause fishy smell?

Chlamydoa cause fishy smell?

Vaginosis: A fishy vaginal odor is most often attributed to bacterial vaginosis. This is a condition treated with Rx medications, which can also be present with sexually transmitted infections such as Chlamydia. Your gynecologist can help you sort this out. Best wishes. ...Read more