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Menopause And Vaginal Odor
Possibly: Menopausal changes can cause change in vaginal bacterial flora which could produce odor. ...Read more
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
Yes: It can still mean a vaginal and therefore worth getting checked for. However, there is a condition known as atrophic vaginitis, an behave like an infection - discharge, itching, painful sex - but a consequence of drying of the vaginal mucosa because of the lack of secretions due to dramatic decrease of estrogen after menopause. ...Read more
Odor: Vaginal odor (other than from poor hygiene) is usually due to abnormal bacterial growth in the vagina. It is not a dangerous problem but is certainly a bother. The antibiotics Metronidazole and Clindamycin do a good job at clearing it up. Occasionally it can be quite difficult to eradicate. ...Read more
It might cause increased body secretions and this probably gives some odour.
One other thing to consider is the possibility of an infection causing the odour, especially if there are other symptoms with it.
For the above mentioned reason, I would advise you to see your doctor for a check up ...Read more
Vaginal Odor: According to the centers for disease control and prevention, bacterial vaginosis (bv), also known as bacterial overgrowth, is the number-one cause of vaginal odor in premenopausal women. But there are also other causes. ...Read more
See your GYN: You may want to rule out pelvic inflammatory didease. ...Read more
Vaginal odor: Usually indicates a pH imbalance. I would recommend Boric acid vaginal inserts to correct the pH. ...Read more
See your gyn: U may have bacterial vaginosis or trichomomas, so your gyn can do cultures to find out exactly what u have and u can get teh proper txment. ...Read more
None: Most vaginal odors may be due to a vaginal infection, such as bacterial vaginosis or trichinosis. Those infections are treated with antibiotics. You will need to see your gynecologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Other odor may be secondary sweating, poor hygiene, or other disorder which may make you smell an odor other people may not perceive ...Read more
Vaginal odor from frequent sex how do you get rid of it to enjoy your partner sex as much as twice a day
Do not assume the vaginal odor is from frequent sex. Vaginal odor may be a sign of infection (yeast, bacteria, std), or even a foreign body lodged in the vagina (i.e. Tampons) can be the caused. I know that may sound shocking, but you would be surprised how many foreign bodies I have found in the vagina after a patient complained of vaginal odor.
You should schedule a visit with your primary care doctor or gynecologist for an evaluation and testing in order to determine the cause of your problem and provide treatment. Hopefully this will alleviate the odor.
If nothing is found and the odor persists, try taking a bath instead of a shower after intercourse, you can add a liittle vinegar to the water which may help.
Good luck. ...Read more
After having intercourse with my new partner I noticed I have a vaginal odor out of no where, why is that?
Odor from somewhere: Actually it is an odor from "somewhere" which is usually a vaginal infection. See a GYN for assessment and do STD testing if you haven't done that already. Your new partner could also be the source of a bacterial "change". ...Read more
I am experiencing a strong fishy vaginal odor, but with no discharge, no itchiness & dryness. What could this be?
Vaginal infection: In spite of "no discharge" the abnormal bacteria in your vagina are causing an infection. The fishy odor is from the breakdown of chemicals that now produce putrescene and cadaverene which are, as they sound, very unpleasant to the "discriminating noses of the world." See a GYN MD now for diagnosis and Rx, and preserve everyone's sense of smell. ...Read more
Have terrible vaginal odor for 2 wks. Had total hysterrectomy 30 yrs ago. Not active sexually. What could be causing this?
Need check up: The vagina should never smell bad. If it does, that's usually a sign of an infection or a bacterial imbalance. This is sometimes more common in menopause because the lack of estrogen causes a deficiency of the healthy bacteria that guard the vagina from abnormal germs and maintain the correct ph balance in the vagina. See a gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Strong persistent vaginal odor that has lasted at least 1 month after a lot of unsafe sex with new partner. Even worse after sex. What could it be?
There is a fishy vaginal odor that does not go away even I shower using vagisil. It is even worse after intercouse. What is the cause and cure for it?
10 days before period I sense a strong vaginal odor similar to what I can describe as 'earthy' or 'dirt, clay.' should I worry? No bothersome symptoms
Odor: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
What if I have vaginal odor and discharge but no pain and itching. Should I be concerned? I just recently had pinkish discharge and now it's more yell
If the discharge: Is malodorous, that isn't usually a normal finding. Get it checked. Take care. ...Read more
Possibilities: Bacterial vaginosis can cause a “fishy” smell. Other possibilities include std’s like gonorrhea, trichomoniasis & chlamydia or pelvic inflammatory disease. If there is a retained tampon or a lack of proper vaginal hygiene those are potential causes. Yeast is usually odorless but is still a possibility. If a woman has a fistula or cancer that can also lead to odor. See your doctor if uncertain. ...Read more
Vaginosis: If you don't treat a vaginal infection it won't go away by itself. ...Read more