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How to have your vaginal discharge smell nice?

How to have your vaginal discharge smell nice?

Smelling of vagina: If you suffer from malodor of vagina-like a fishy odor-its due to an infection called bacterial vaginosis.A musty odor is from yeast vaginitis.A horrible odor is due to a retained tampon or other foreign body.When you use feminine hygiene products to "smell nice", you run the risk of creating more problems by replacing the 'good' bacteria and then a super infection can occur-avoid douching! ...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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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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I am have vaginal discharge that has a smell?

Most likely: Bacterial vaginosis is a disturbance in the normal ph balance and flora of the vagina that allows the gardnerella bacteria to overproliferate causing irritation and a fishy odor. It is easily treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I address my vaginal discharge smell?

May need antibiotcs: The most common cause of vaginal odor is a common condition called bacterial vaginosis. It is not an std as virginal women may have it as well. This requires an examination, and antibiotics to treat. Also, some stds may present with vaginal odor, like trichomoiasis. This is quite different than bv. All would agree that vaginal douching is not a good idea, and may make certain infections worse. ...Read more

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Why does my vaginal discharge have a sweet smell?

Why does my vaginal discharge have a sweet smell?

See a Gynecologist: A sweet smell can be caused by sugar in your urine, glucosuria, which could occur if you have developed diabetes. Some personal lubricants like Astroglide, have sugars in them, glycerine, which is sweet in taste. The most common odor in a vaginal discharge is a fishy smell caused by bacterial vaginosis. Other diseases like Maple syrup urine disease are very rare. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

BV: A change in vaginal secretion odor can indicate an imbalance in the bacteria or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Clumpy white vaginal discharge that has a funky smell??

Clumpy white vaginal discharge  that has a funky smell??

Probably yeast: The clumpy white discharge is almost always due to a yeast infection. You can try one of the OTC yeast medications - if that does not do the job then see your doctor. The odor may be related to the yeast, if it does not go away when the discharge resolves, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a white vaginal discharge that has a sweet smell?

What is a white vaginal discharge that has a sweet smell?

Sounds normal: There is nearly always at least a little bit of vaginal discharge, which is perfectly normal, and the odor could be described as slightly sweet. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more