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Doctor insights on: Fishy Vaginal Odor During Pregnancy

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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor only during sex, should I be concerned?

Vaginal odor only during sex, should I be concerned?

BV: This might be a sign of a common vaginal infection called bv, or bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with prescription Metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing a fishy vaginal odor?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing a fishy vaginal odor?

BV: a fishy odor in the vagina is often a sign of bacterial vaginosis (bv), a vaginal infection (not an STD) that is treated by antibiotics. see you doctor ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fishy vaginal odor?

How do I get rid of a fishy vaginal odor?

Get checked: This is suggestive of a vaginal infection which can be treated effectively with prescription medication but not with over-the-counter preparations. ...Read more

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29 female. Married. Every time i eat fish (any kind and only fish) i get a fishy vaginal odor regardless of hygiene. No other s+sx. Coincidence?

29 female. Married. Every time i eat fish (any kind and only fish) i get a fishy vaginal odor regardless of hygiene. No other s+sx. Coincidence?

Likely there's a : Scientific explanation- what comes in must come out.My theory - when the fish gets digested and absorbed in the stomach and intestine, the small particles of it with its strong scent travel into the bloodstream and is excreted in the urinary tract and pores of skin and genital tract exuding the smell. The same thing when people take vitamins , their urine smells more pungent or strongly. ...Read more

Vaginal Odor (Definition)

Vaginal discharge that suddenly differs in color, odor, or consistency, or significantly increases or decreases in amount, may indicate an underlying ...Read more