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What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

If : If you are having a fishy odor then there is a good chance you have bacterial vaginosis. Typically this is cured with prescription antibiotics. Some doctors prescribe boric acid suppositories, which some prefer over antibiotics. Unfortunately there is no way to get rid of the smell, other than treatment of the underlying cause. Please visit your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Burning irritation, itchy, mild fishy vaginal odor with very little clear discharge...Could it be a yeast infection or BV or what? What OTC meds work?

Burning irritation, itchy, mild fishy vaginal odor with very little clear discharge...Could it be a yeast infection or BV or what? What OTC meds work?

No OTC: There are otc treat. Probiotics such as probalac are effective. Natural ingredients like boric acid has been used to treat BV suppository or douche also vitamin combinations products such as with a, c, d, and others. Also omega-3 fa. Prescription therapy include Clindamycin vaginal gel or Metronidazole vaginal gel or oral tablets. ...Read more

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Yellow green discharge, looks like phlegm, after using canesten cream in vagina to treat yeast infection, no odor. Can this happen?

Yellow green discharge, looks like phlegm, after using canesten cream in vagina to treat yeast infection, no odor. Can this happen?

Normal: Yellowish greenish discharge can be normal if your having itching or discomfort or pain you may want to see the doctor to make sure the infection is gone. Signs of infection are pain, burning, copious discharge, or foul odor. ...Read more

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Is thick white pasty discharge normal after taking a course of flagyl? No itching smell or burn and,if yeast can I use Monistat OTC medicine

Is thick white pasty discharge normal after taking a course of flagyl? No itching smell or burn and,if yeast can I use Monistat OTC medicine

White discharge: kind of sounds like a yeast infection. These are common after taking antibiotics, because the normal bacteria in the vagina get killed off, leaving room for yeast growth. Monistat is certainly a reasonable try. If it doesn't work, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can UTI antibiotics cause vaginal discharge? Runny milky-white. No itching or blood. Negative swab for std, bv, trich, and yeast.

Vaginal discharge: No, antibiotics themselves will not do this. They may induce secondary overgrowth which produces vaginal discharges, but you seem to have covered all those possibilities. Have you discussed this with your gynecologist? If not, do so. Good luck. ...Read more

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Having candida, ureaplasma, and another urinary infection. Noticed a smell like 'fish'. Taking perscribed medicines. Anything additional to do?

Probiotics: If you are being treated for vaginitis (mixed, from your description) then that usually helps restore normal ph balance in the vagina to rid the fishy smell. Some women find help in decreasing the frequency of vaginitis by taking a probiotic, or acidophilus, or garlic supplement. For women with recurrent vaginitis there are longer regimens of medication that can be used as suppression therapy. ...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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Is occasional yellowish discharge with no odor ever normal? Negative for STDs, BV, yeast. What other bacteria/virus can be causing this?

Is occasional yellowish discharge with no odor ever normal? Negative for STDs, BV, yeast. What other bacteria/virus can be causing this?

Vaginal discharge: When it comes to vaginal discharge, a wide range of appearance can be normal; each woman is different. Make sure STD testing included DNA tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichonmonas. Non-STD cervical inflammation (cervicitis) might do it. If this is a new problem, you should keep working with your doctor on it. ...Read more

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Itching urinary tract; urine odor; cloudy urine. No burning, no urgency. Get utis often. No stds. No discharge. Uti? Yeast infection? Help please:(

Get a UA: This sounds like an infection of some kind in your urinary tract. It can be a natural UTI as women are more prone than men due to their short urinary tract, or it can be cystitis or an std like chlamydia of trichomonas so it's important to get a urinalysis and gram drain to find out as it can lead to kidney infection and other serious issues, so see your dr. And get tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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Light green vaginal discharge cause itching and some pain with no odor and am not sexually active?it is bacterial or fungal infection and what to do?

Light green vaginal discharge  cause itching and some pain with no odor and am not sexually active?it is bacterial or fungal infection and what to do?

See the Dr.: You need to be examined; the Dr. will also likely run some tests on the discharge to determine diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pasty white sour tasting vaginal discharge. Not yeast infection-already tried that treatment no itch or smell. Makes sex dry/painful. What is this?

Pasty white sour tasting vaginal discharge. Not yeast infection-already tried that treatment no itch or smell. Makes sex dry/painful. What is this?

Vaginal infection: A number of bacterial, fungal or other infectious causes could be involved. Get a gyn check up and testing to have the best treatment options. ...Read more

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Redness and irritation of vulva, gram stain negative for yeast and "not consistent w/ bacterial vaginosis" given rx for lotrimin (clotrimazole) but no relief!

Redness and irritation of vulva, gram stain  negative for yeast and "not consistent w/ bacterial vaginosis" given rx for lotrimin (clotrimazole) but no relief!

Redness: Redness and irritation of the vulva are not always infectious in origin.This can also be caused by chemicals such as dyes, perfumes, deodorants, etc. in products u use in the area like soaps,detergents used on ur underwear,toilet paper,feminine hygiene sprays,pads,etc.U need to be a detective and look at anything different you are using that you weren't before this and use only hypoallergenic prod ...Read more

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What might cause vaginal itching w/ no odor or discharge?

What might cause vaginal itching w/ no odor or discharge?

Could be from: Excessive mucous production from the cervix or from a problem in the endometrium of the uterus or excessive prodcution from the vaginal glands , so see your gyn for an exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause s urine to be very yellow and smell loud? (no UTI or yeast infection)

Malodorous urine: If dehydrated or not adequately hydrated, the urine will be more concentrated and look darker. Without an infection, a smell would possibly come from what you eat...Different foods can be causative for urine odors. ...Read more

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I've been tested for UTI, BV, yeast, and some stds and it's all negative. Smelly burning urine. Leaky (damp undies) and fishy smell in vagina. What co?

I've been tested for UTI, BV, yeast, and some stds and it's all negative. Smelly burning urine. Leaky (damp undies) and fishy smell in vagina. What co?

BV? Trich? Other?: This situation is too complex for clear answers online. Fishy vaginal odor strongly suggests BV or trichomonas, despite negative tests so far. OTOH, urine odor, burning and leaking don't fit with any vaginal infection. Discuss with doctor, including re-test for BV and DNA test for trichomonas. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there anything else besides yeast infection that would cause clumpy white cottage cheese like vaginal discharge and extreme itching?

Is there anything else besides yeast infection that would cause clumpy white cottage cheese like vaginal discharge and extreme itching?

BV / Trichomoniasis: Bacterial vaginosis trichomoniasis are two common vaginal infections that can cause itching and may appear white. They typically don't have the classic cottage cheese like discharge. Your gyn should swab your discharge to determine what infection you have. Especially if over the counter yeast infection medications did not resolve your problem. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more