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Are there any good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

Are there any good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

Needs med eval: 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

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What are some good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

What are some good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

You would need to: Know the cause of the malodorous discharge before treating. Don't recommend a home remedy for malodorous discharge. 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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Are there any home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Are there any home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes, however: There are many effective standard treatments avaialable. Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in the vagina for prevention ; treatment of yeast (some say it helps but there is no clear research to back claims currently). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

What are home remedies for a vaginal yeast infection?

Home remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

None, you need a doc: If you have a problem that is recurrent, then you are beyond home remedies. Do not douche. That offers temporary relief at best and will more than likely make the problem worse in the long run. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments to take away a smelly and wet vagina smell?

Are there any home treatments to take away a smelly and wet vagina smell?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Are there any home treatments for a vaginal yeast infection?

Yeast infection: There are a large number of over the counter products to treat a vaginal yeast infection. These are generally in cream or suppository form, and come in dosing for one-day, three-day, and seven-day courses of treatment. All courses are similarly successful in treating the condition. ...Read more

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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

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Is there any over-the-counter or home remedies for yeast infections during pregnancy? I'm 13 weeks.

Probably not: There are a lot of "old wives tales tales" about how to take care of this problem & you should not listen to them. Considering your health and the health of your unborn child the best physician to give you the answer to your question is your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

Cause?: What's the cause of the itching? Rather than trying to come up with a home remedy, you first need to know what exactly you are treating. Make sure to get checked by a doctor! ...Read more

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Vaginal odor smell diabetic & i look on line for some home remedies one read to use a tampon with vinegar & water but it cause dryness help please..

Vaginal odor smell diabetic & i look on line for some home remedies one read to use a tampon with vinegar & water but  it cause dryness help please..

Vaginal odor may: Indicate yeast overgrowth ("infection") or bacterial vaginosis. See gyn/fp for exam, culture, & treatment. Diabetics (especially if sugars not well controlled) may be more prone to yeast due to increased food for the yeast. Chlamydia or other std also a possibility & reason to be checked. ...Read more

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Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Is there any home treatments for BV and a yeast infection?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is treated with antibiotics. There are no effective home remedies that can treat the condition, although sometimes it may resolve on its own without treatment. The best thing for you to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor a yeast infection in women?

What are good home remediesfor a yeast infection in women?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more

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How can I test for a vaginal infection at home? Are there any home remedies?

How can I test for a vaginal infection at home?  Are there any home remedies?

Vaginal infection: Vaginal infections can be very serious. Do not try to self diagnose as you will probably get it wrong, and delay treatment. Call your doctor for an exam and to find the true cause of the vaginal infection and then be properly treated. ...Read more

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Is their any home remedies i can use tonight for some relief form a yeast infection with burning ?

Is their any home remedies i can use tonight for some relief form a yeast infection with burning  ?

Fresh Yogurt: Introducing live Lactobacillus via a small douche (about 2 tablespoons in 1 cup of warm water) soothes the itch and creates competition with the offending yeast. This is best followed up with a screen for other STD's, and diet assessment to rule out high sugar levels as a cause for the overgrowth of yeast. Invite your partner join you in a search for a source of the yeast or other STDs. Treat then ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge is defined as secretions being expelled by the vagina. This can be physiologic or pathologic. Some common causes of abnormal vaginal discharge and yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis and sexually transmitted infections like ...Read more