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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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Yellowish discharge from vagina, foamy and smells?

Yellowish discharge from vagina, foamy and smells?

BV: Your symptoms sounds like an infection called bacterial vaginosis. There is no over the counter medicine for this. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Smelly, musty skin odor?

Smelly, musty skin odor?

Several causes: What is the patient we are talking about, as this can be due to different conditions. In children, phenylketonuria produces a characteristic "mousy, musty body odor". Conditions such as candidiasis, hydradenitis suppurativa, as well as factors such as mensturual cycle can change body odor. ...Read more

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Yellowish viginal discharges fishy odor on children?

Yellowish viginal discharges fishy  odor on children?

See a doctor: You must take the child to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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What STD couses vaginal ordor bad smell?

What STD couses vaginal ordor  bad smell?

Trichomonas: It depends on the observer what is typically malodorous. Trichomonas is an anaerobic infection which causes the well-known musty or fishy odor in the discharge. ...Read more

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A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

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. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What cause white milky discharge to smell stink?

What cause white milky discharge to smell stink?

Vaginal discharge: The odor of your discharge can change depending on the time of the month as your normal body chemistry changes. It obviously can change with hygiene. It can change with infections and it can change with your period. If you are having a discharge and irritation with the new odor it would be wise to seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my discharge smell rotten?

Why does my discharge smell rotten?

Infection?: This is likely from an infection. See GYN. Bacterial vaginosis can cause one of the worst odors. ...Read more

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Why is my white discharge brown? no foul smell.

I do not know: BUT, an abnormal discharge should be checked out by a health care provider to get the proper diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my vaginal discharge smell like pee?

"Urine" in vagina: The urine may be that "you are in"(urine) the vagina itself. This can occur with an abnormal communication between the bladder/urethra and vagina (fistula) or urine leakage into the vagina when voiding.(emptying the bladder.) If you notice urine leaking when you aren't urinating its probably the former. See a GYN MD or Urogynecologist for assessment. ...Read more

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Help docs? I'm having vagina fishy odor smells very strong?

Help docs? I'm having vagina fishy odor smells very strong?

BV: 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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Got an smelly foul discharge from belly button?

Got an smelly foul discharge from belly button?

Patent urachus?: Ask your physician whether you have a patent urachus that may have reopened. That's my first and foremost concern. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like rotton meat?

My vagina smells like rotton meat?

Retained Tampon: One of the more common reasons for this acute problem is a forgotten tampon. If not that then please get to your doctor for an examination and testing. ...Read more

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I've been having wierd smell in my vigina?

Vaginal odor: Consult your doctor to have vaginal cultures to rule out vaginosis. ...Read more

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I have a bad vigina smell. some days it's worse than others. What could it be. it's very embarrassing?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor (often fishy, frequently worse after sex) is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. Some STDs also can do it, such as trichomonas. Also, other STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia are more common in women with BV. So see a doctor or clinic soon for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes my vagina to smell?

What causes my vagina to smell?

Infection: Sometimes, this may be normal (e.g. residual menstrual flow, moisture retention issues, etc...). However, if the symptom is persistent and associated with itching, soreness, redness and yellowish/greenish discharge; infection should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have a unpleasant smell in my vagina?

I have a unpleasant smell in my vagina?

Might be infection: You should probably see your gyn or go to urgent care for exam to be sure. And before you ask, douching puts you at risk for more problems. ...Read more

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Why do my vagina smell?

Why do my vagina smell?

Vaginal odor: There are many reason for vaginal odor. The most common reason is how well one is cleaning her vaginal area. It is important to clean between the lips of the vagina and dry it completely daily. The other reason is that there may be a vaginal infection. I suggest you see your doctor if the odor continues. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell?

Why does my vagina smell?

Usually bacteria: There are normally a number of different bacteria and yeast present in the vagina. Over 70% of women have gardnerella vaginalis in the vagina. The different bacteria keep each other in check and the vagina typically has a benign odor. When one bacteria overgrows (especially g. Vaginalis) a foul odor can occur. Other reasons for an odor are infections (pid), yeast, and foreign body (lost tampon). ...Read more

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Why having a bad smell my vagina?

Why having a bad smell my vagina?

Vaginal odor: The most common cause is bacterial vaginosis or yeast both are infections ...Read more

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Is vagina supposed to have a smell?

It depends: If the smell is a fishy odor, you have bacterial vaginosis and that needs to be treated. Often a yeast infection cause a sweet smell. It also depends on the color of the discharge. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Vagina smells such musk and onions?

Vagina smells such musk and onions?

Vaginal odors: Unusual vaginal odors may be a sign of infection, inflammation or hormone imbalance. Make sure all sanitary products are completely removed. Try a warm water rinse with mild soap. See your physical if pain or a discharge develops or the the condition does not improve in a few weeks. ...Read more

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What is the normal smell of a vagina?

It varies: Each patient is different, depending on her metabolism, weight, sugar levels and whether or not she has an infection. Some infections such as bacterial vaginosis have a very distinct 'fishy' odor. This can easily be treated with prescription medication. Taking certain medications can also change the vaginal odor. So can menstrual blood. ...Read more

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Will your vagina smell like pinapples?

Will your vagina smell like pinapples?

?: Your question is incomplete. If you do what? If the question is if you eat pineapples, then the answer is no. ...Read more

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Why is it that my vagina smells so bad?

Infection?: One of the more common reasons for this is an infection such as Bacterial Vaginosis. You would need and exam by a doctor to find out for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What should a healthy vagina smell like?

What should a healthy vagina smell like?

It should have a...: It should have a healthy aroma, without any unpleasant odors, after a bath. ...Read more

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What's the odory fowly smell inside the vagina?

Possibly an: Infections. 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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My vagina smells like union/garlic. What could it be?

My vagina smells like union/garlic. What could it be?

Get a check up: You may have "bacterial vaginosis". Get a check up by your physician and get treatment . ...Read more

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My vagina smells and I'm wondering if I should be worried?

My  vagina smells and I'm wondering if I should be worried?

See Your GYN: If you are sexually active, you may have an STD or just BV (bacterial overgrowth). See your Primary Care Physician or your Gyn for an evaluation. Avoid intercourse until you have see your Doctor. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like rotton meat?

Retained Tampon: One of the more common reasons for this acute problem is a forgotten tampon. If not that then please get to your doctor for an examination and testing. ...Read more

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What makes my vagina smell like fish?

Could be infection: There is a normal odor to vaginal discharge, however, the classic text book presentation of bacterial vaginosis is a "fishy smell." if you think this is a different smell than usual .... See your doctor and asked to be screened for bacterial vaginosis. Fyi, the smell of vaginal discharge is very sensitive to what you eat. Certain foods can change the smell or how strong the odor seems. ...Read more