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What causes a vaginal odor even if your very hygienic and health conscious?

What causes a vaginal odor even if your very hygienic and health conscious?

Many answers: Not wearing cotton underwear and thus increased sweating, douching which removes normal vaginal flora, retained tampons (yes this happens), and over zealous washing of the labial/vaginal area. ...Read more

Vaginal Odor (Definition)

Vaginal discharge that suddenly differs in color, odor, or consistency, or significantly increases or decreases in amount, may indicate an underlying ...Read more


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What does it mean when you have vaginal odor but you clean your self daily ?

What does it mean when you have vaginal odor but you clean your self daily ?

Infection: An infection with a bacterium called gardinerella vaginalis can cause a fishy odor that will be present despite good hygiene practices. See a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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BAD noticeable to others vaginal odor for a week before every cycle then it's gone when the cycle is over.

BAD noticeable to others vaginal odor for a week before every cycle then it's gone when the cycle is over.

Bacterial Vaginosis: It sounds like you may be suffering from bacterial vaginosis. It is not a sexually transmitted disease; but rather a change in vaginal bacteria (that are normal) that can occur with pH changes. These pH changes occur naturally during the menstrual cycle and can occasionally cause foul odor, discharge or pain. See your gyn for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor came back after yeast infection treatment, what to do?

Vaginal odor came back after yeast infection treatment, what to do?

Vaginitis: there r other causes of vaginitis other than yeast. Exam needed to check wet mount /cultures. Bacterial vaginosis caused by overgrowth of bacteria and causes symptoms when normal vaginal flora has been disrupted. this produces a fishy odor. This is easily treated with either oral or topical vaginal cream. This is not an STD. ...Read more

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How can I cure vaginal odor?

How can I cure vaginal odor?

Probiotics: Generally, when the pH of the vagina is off, bacteria and yeast can grow instead of the body's normal flora. This can create smells and abnormal discharge. Read more at: http://www.Drfinke.Com/2011/08/11/bacteria-and-your-body-its-a-good-thing/. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a fishy vaginal odor?

How do I get rid of a fishy vaginal odor?

Get checked: This is suggestive of a vaginal infection which can be treated effectively with prescription medication but not with over-the-counter preparations. ...Read more

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How to prevent my vaginal odor after intercourse?

How to prevent my vaginal odor after intercourse?

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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19yo female w noticeable flat raised warts on vulva, strong vaginal odor, decreased libido, doesn't get wet. Possible conditions? Should bf stay away?

19yo female w noticeable flat raised warts on vulva, strong vaginal odor, decreased libido, doesn't get wet. Possible conditions? Should bf stay away?

See a doctor soon: There is no one condition that involves all these things. If you have new onset of vulvar warts see a obg this week, and probably avoid sexual contacts until cleared by md. The internet will only delay getting the answers you need, see a doctor in person. ...Read more

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BAD noticeable to others vaginal odor for a week before every cycle then it's gone when the cycle is over.

Bacterial Vaginosis: It sounds like you may be suffering from bacterial vaginosis. It is not a sexually transmitted disease; but rather a change in vaginal bacteria (that are normal) that can occur with pH changes. These pH changes occur naturally during the menstrual cycle and can occasionally cause foul odor, discharge or pain. See your gyn for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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19yo female w noticeable flat raised warts on vulva, strong vaginal odor, decreased libido, doesn't get wet. Possible conditions? Should bf stay away?

See a doctor soon: There is no one condition that involves all these things. If you have new onset of vulvar warts see a obg this week, and probably avoid sexual contacts until cleared by md. The internet will only delay getting the answers you need, see a doctor in person. ...Read more

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