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Rid Vaginal Odor
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
Nothing: There are no permanent kitchen or over the pharmacy counter products that will eliminate vaginal odor if an infection is present. The best option is to see a GYN MD and get assessed for a possible bacterial vaginal infection and subsequent treatment. ...Read more
Douche: I would try regular douching for a few days. If vagisil is not working try 1 tablespoon vinegar in a cup of warm water twice a day. Be sure you don't have a retained tampon which can cause persistent odor. If this persists see your doctor, as you may have a vaginal infection. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I get rid a vaginal odor. I have tried washes douches and dr gave me metro vaginal gelnothing works. I am self concise about it. Please help?
Vaginal odors: Are normal but if you suspect a std, you need to see your doctor for a more thorough exam and studies to help clarify what you may have and to treat it if appropriate. Avoid washes and douches as they alter the ph of your vault and this is only a temporary fix. ...Read more
Odd Odors: Some vaginal odor is very normal. Foul odor with or without a discharge is often due to some abnormal process. Underlying infection from resident bacteria, yeast or fungi is a common culprit, however foreign bodies can cause odor such as a retained tampon or frequent use of sex toys which cause microtrauma and swelling. Tumors can also cause foul odor which is why a regular exam is important. ...Read more
Several: An internet search brings up several. Odor is caused by bacteria or fungi so eating healthy food that grow bacteria that don't make bad odors is the basic solution. Chlorophyll, raw apple cider vinegar, and fermented foods like kefir and yogurt that are low in sugar are a definite help. Ingesting herbs like thyme, oregano, ginger, rosemary, and clove in food inhibit the growth of bad bacteria. ...Read more
How do you get rid of vaginal odor? It's new to me I never had this issue before but I'm ending my menstrual cycle and I'm wondering why the odor.
Bacterial vaginosis?: It sounds like you may have bacterial vaginosis. This will require testing with the doctor and then if confirmed treatment with antibiotics. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria it is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
I heard somewhere that drinking raw milk helps in getting rid off vaginal odor & it also tightens vagina. Is it true?
No -- not true: Raw milk is known for potentially harmful things like bacterial contamination with listeria, salmonella, and e. Coli. Proponents of raw milk say that pasteurization harms enzymes and nutrients in milk, and encourages pathogens. Studies do not support this. If you're concerned about vaginal odor, you may have an infection and need medical care and a good probiotic -- raw milk will not cure it. ...Read more
Can you get rid of vaginal odor with hydrogen peroxide? I have tried soap and water, although horrid smell still remains.
See your doctor: You need to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more
How do you get rid of vaginal odor? I don't have std's and it's not a yeast infection and I constantly clean throughout the day and tried all otc. Etc
? infection: Either u have infection, or it is u emagination. See an obgn for evaluation. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alternative: Make a douche of water and "silver shield" from your local health food store. This hi-tech form of colloidal silver will kill all pathogenic (bad) organisms while sparing the good ones. Start taking probiotics from the health food store to prevent recolonization by fungus or bacteria. Get checked by your doctor to make sure you don't have other infections. ...Read more