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Reasons For Vaginal Smell
Dr. Today i had some clear vaginal discharge with bad smell, yesterday we had sex and we are on ttc now. What will be the reason for that smell??
Infection: It could be an infection known as bacterial vaginosis which causes a discharge and a foul odor that gets worse with intercourse. Check with your doctor who can diagnosis and treat this if this is the case. ...Read more
Reduced protection: A superinfection is one that occurs as a result of, and in addition to, some initial infection. Some bacteria are present in the vagina but cannot cause an infection unless there is already a breakdown in your normal defenses, such as that when you develop some other infection. ...Read more
Phantosmia: Studies show Phantosmia can occur after head injury or respiratory infection. Phantosmia can be a sign of a serious cranial nerve condition or problem with the CNS such as tumors or seizures. Please stay calm and see a Neurologist. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/temporal-lobe-seizure/expert-answers/phantosmia/faq-20058131 ...Read more
My discharge is normal, but for some reason the odor has changed it smells more like a cheesy smell sometimes it's stronger then usual. Why is this?
Dietary, metabolic: Urine is the water soluble output of excess and waste chemicals produced by your body. Urine may have an odor depending upon your basic metabolism, your inherited functions and your diet. For instance there is an inherited metabolism of sulfur compounds in fresh asparagus which causes a strong a characteristic odor in the urine. ...Read more
Various reasons: 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
Sweat: Sweat can smell very bad - sorry! Please contact your primary doctor for further advice - he/she will be able to help you! ...Read more