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Smell Coming Vagina
Musty/ fishy smell coming from vagina. I Clean myself very well but still has slight smell. Going on 3 years like this. Please help. Very embarassing.
Bacterial vaginosis?: This is a very common symptom, nothing to be embarrassed about. The usual cause of increased vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV odor typically is fishy, as you have noticed, and sometimes there is increased discharge. Trichomonas and other STDs are more common in BV, so have an STD check. This should be easy to diagnose and treat; see your doctor soon. ...Read more
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Wife is complaning of smell coming from vagina. She says docter told her to use is Summer's Eve Cleansing Wash for Sensitive Skin Simply Sensitive is this safe for her.?
2nd opinion needed: Your wife needs to see a GYN MD for a 2nd opinion as we almost never advocate the use of a commercial douching product for an abnormal odor from the vagina. An assessment for a vaginal infection will be done first and foremost as douching can actually cause more harm to the vaginal pH sometimes worsening the presumptive bacterial infection. ...Read more
On the outside of my body im kinda smelling a slight fish smell coming from vagina but when I take off clothes and smell I don't smell nothing?
Bacterial vaginosis: Sometimes a fishy odor coming from the vagina can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Best would be to see your doctor and they can test you for this. Often it's not a std, but rather an overgrowth of normal vaginal flora. If you're noticing it, it's likely bothering you. See your doctor and get tested to know for sure. Good luck! ...Read more
Strange smell coming from vagina even after a shower, dark yellow discharge, slight itching. What is this? How do I treat it?
Bacterial Vaginosis?: You probably have an infection. The most likely would be Bacterial Vaginosis. Trichomonas or a yeast infection would be other possibilities. Most of these are treated with prescription medication. You can see your doctor or call HealthTap Concierge and get a prescription. Best wishes! ...Read more
Smell from vagina:
There are many causes of smell from vagina, you should see your gyn, doctor asap
it can be due to bacterial or funfus infection (pid) or a foreign body like a tempon etc, or rarely a tumors
but having said that most of the time there is clear non smelly or fishy smelling discharge and is not foul smelling like with the infections I listed and is normal. ...Read more
Vaginal odor: Unusual vaginal odor can signal an infection. Best to see a health care provider for examination. ...Read more
I have a funny smell coming from my vagina, it has been going on for a few weeks. What could it be?
I have had a stinky odor smell coming from my vagina for a while. And some clear liquidy discharge and my vagina stinks.
Go to the Doctor: Please. You need testing and an examination. You will not find the diagnosis or treatment on the internet. You must sign off of the internet and go to the family clinic. Today. ...Read more
I'm only 16 yrs old and today I noticed there is a somewhat thick sweet smell coming from my vagina, I wasn't sure what it might mean, any suggestions?
I have this unpleasant fishy smell coming from my vagina. I shower everyday and wash it, but the smell is back after an hour or so. What should I do?
Varies: You should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
There is a burnt type of smell coming from my vagina, for about 2 months now and it just keeps getting worse, now I can smell it through my clothes,?
Have it checked: Any fluid that stays for a while can have a smell. If you have a foul-smelling discharge, have it checked as it can be from an infection and of highlight of these is trichomonas which needs antibiotics. Other infections possible, and our sense of smell may all be different. ...Read more
I have recetly lost my verginity about 3 weeks ago and ever since there's a bad smell coming from my vagina even after I've bathed, what could it be?
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have a sore between my butt hole and my vagina hole there is no discharge or smell coming from my vagina what could it be?
I had my period last week and it finished on thursday evening. Since then, I've had a strange undescribable smell coming from my vagina?
Could be BV: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmit disease. The vaginal pH gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Ask to be tested for bv. Other infections are possible so get tested. Make sure you did not leave a tampon in too. ...Read more
I have this metallic smell coming from my vagina, and I'm not sexually active at all. I also have discharge to but it doesn't really smell.?
Hygiene: Avoid douching or so-called feminine hygiene products which can increase changes of developing bacterial vaginosis (a sort of vaginal infection that is not sexually transmitted). A thin, clear discharge is normal, but if it's thicker and white it could be yeast. Keep the area dry by wearing thin, airy underwear (try sleeping in boxer shorts), and avoid form-fitting pants or sweaty materials. ...Read more
Hi, I had a full hysterectomy several years ago. I have been married for nearly 30 years and during sex with my husband there was a horrible smell coming from my vagina. What could be the cause of this? Also, how long can it take for semen to fully lea
Here are some. ..: A 30-yr experience indicates a non-detrimental event; that's great. As to how soon the smell may fade, it would be personally unique due to individual variation in smell sensitivity and specificity. So, your personal repetitive experience should be you most reliable answer to fit your personal situation. Academically, I could have remembered any known study was specifically designed to answer this ...Read more
I have been having this fishy smell coming from my vagina for about 3 months now. 2 cultures detected only a yeast infection but I still smell fishy?
I would ask: Specifically for metronizadole 500 mg 2x per day for 7 days. You don't need a culture to diagnose that one, it's bacterial vaginosis and sometimes you have to treat the obvious, not depend on a culture. Gd luck. ...Read more
I have a smell coming from my vagina an it won't stay dry sometimes itchy some discharge I always have a smell coming from my privates and I have notice it won't stay dry
The most common reason for bad smelling discharge in a woman in a monogamous relationship is bacterial vaginosis (bv). Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease, but is an imbalance between the "good" and "bad" bacterial that normally live in the vagina. Douching and having sex can put you at risk since both activities cause a change in the vaginal environment leading to an overgrowth of "bad" bacteria. Many women will complain of a fishy odor, increased discharge and a few may even have itching and discomfort. You should give your doctor a call to see if you have bv. The doctor can test your vaginal discharge to know for certain whether you have it or not. Bv is typically treated with a short course of antibiotics.
If you are sexually active, there is a chance you could have a sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichamonas. Based on your history, your doctor may test you for these, also. ...Read more
My boyfriend cheated on me with other women and now I have a fishy smell coming from my vagina that's been going on for over 3 months. I thought it would go away on its own but it hasn't. I went online and results for bacterial vaginosis comes out but I'm
Vaginitis: Your best plan would be to see your provider for cultures and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My sexual partner has a fish like smell coming from her vagina. She also has a white thick discharge after sex. What could this be? Can it be fixed? T
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. She wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more
Had a abortion and started a new birth control...now im have a rotten like smell coming from the vagina especially after intercourse...what can it be?
Infection: You could have an infection of the endometrium or retained products of conception. You could also have an STD. You should see your GYN right away. ...Read more
I am 19 years old, I have been suffering from bad smell coming out of my vagina in the shape of white sticky fluids. I need prescription?
I have a weird smell coming from my vagina. I am a virgin so I know it's not a disease. But the seat in my underwear is like a brownish color is it a urinary tract infection or yeast infection?
Retained tampon?: Be sure to check for a retained tampon if you use them. That can cause a foul smell and brown discharge. ...Read more
I have a strong vinegar acid smell discharge coming from my vagina can it be my birth control pills or high blood sugar level? Or anything else?
You probably have a vaginal infection caused by bacteria instead of the more common yeast infection. The most common symptom is a smelly vaginal discharge. It may look grayish white or yellow. A sign of bacterial vaginosis can be a "fishy" smell, which may be worse after sex. You need a pelvic exam - a smear can diagnose this infection and it's easy to treat with antibiotics.
Vaginal odor: There are many reason for vaginal odor. The most common reason is how well one is cleaning her vaginal area. It is important to clean between the lips of the vagina and dry it completely daily. The other reason is that there may be a vaginal infection. I suggest you see your doctor if the odor continues. ...Read more
Usually bacteria: There are normally a number of different bacteria and yeast present in the vagina. Over 70% of women have gardnerella vaginalis in the vagina. The different bacteria keep each other in check and the vagina typically has a benign odor. When one bacteria overgrows (especially g. Vaginalis) a foul odor can occur. Other reasons for an odor are infections (pid), yeast, and foreign body (lost tampon). ...Read more