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Vagina Smell Period
Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more
I had a C-section may 6th i stopped bleeding and I have normal discharge, is it normal for my vagina to smell like a period still?
Yes: Yes, but should return to normal afterwards. ...Read more
My vagina has changed in smell. More pungent and sharper, ever since my last period a couple weeks ago. But I have no other symptoms.
Am having A foul smell for 3 days now after a normal 5 day period and a burning inside my vagina. Can you tell me what is wrong. Thank you ?
Old blood: Sometimes a vagina can smell funny after menstruation due to old blood in the uterus/vagina. If it happens every cycle, then likely isn't infection, but if happens other times, then you may want to be evaluated to rule out bacterial vaginosis as cause. Not much to be done. Can consider a gentle vinegar douch if it bothers you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Bacteria: Blood in the vagina encourages bacterial growth. That growth van result in an odor. ...Read more
See doctor: You should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
Why does my vagina have a strong odor after my period is over but the smell goes away after a couple days? No other symptoms other than the odor.
Vaginal odor: This may be due to vaginal pH. Depending upon whether use tampons or pads. The vaginal pH may change due to the amount of menstrual flow. Probiotics are great option to consider and replenish seeing the good bacteria. Another consideration would be to use something to restore vaginal pH such as refresh which is over-the-counter. ...Read more
I have been off of my period for about 4 days and my vagina still smells bad. I have washed it twice a day and it doesn't help. Why does it smell bad?
If...: If the smell is like fishy in quality it could be related to a bacterial vaginosis, which is an infection of the vagina esp. if associated with burning sensation, urinary urgency and frequency, and discharge. If that is the case get evaluated with your GYN provider for treatment. ...Read more
BV? STD?: Odor is subjective. One person's "cooked potatoes" might be another's "barnyard", "fishy", etc. If new and abnormal for you, see a doctor. The main cause of strong, abnormal vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV is not an STD, but STDs are more common in women with BV. And your topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so check it out for sure. ...Read more
My vagina smells differently. After my period it smells nice but as i ovulate it smells fishy. Its been like this for a while.
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