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Vagina Smells Like Sewage
When I urinate my vagina smells like sewage, I know the toilets are clean so it's not that, what could it be?
Bacterial Vaginosis?: Its most likely Bacterial Vaginosis or an infection of the uterus or vagina. Prescriptions are needed for the antibiotics for these problems, so you will need to see your doc and have an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more
Bacterial overgrowth: Sewage is a new one for me. Usually dead fish, asset the risk of being politically incorrect. The odor is produced by amines emitted by the anaerobic (non oxygen consuming) bacteria that tend to overgrow when the vaginal environment ph is high or basic. The replace the"good" bacteria, lactobacillus. This happens with sex and around a woman's period. Treatment is easy but recurrence is common. ...Read more
Hi, im 18 years old and my first symptoms were itchy vagina then I had white flakes in my discharge. When they itchiness and white flakes went away I got this terrible odor. Almost like fish and sewage. I've tried to go to the doctor but I never have time
See doctor: You must make time or go to an evening clinic or emergency room! Good luck! ...Read more
Get a check up: You may have "bacterial vaginosis". Get a check up by your physician and get treatment. ...Read more
Smell: Smell is usually sign of infection. See gyn. ...Read more
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I have a vagina discharge and it smells like onions its creamy and sme times whitish and a lot for about a year now?
Vaginal Discharge: One year? It is time to get to a clinic to be tested for what is causing this vaginal infection and to get it treated. ...Read more
Hysterectomy 8/29. Vagina smells like onions even after I shower. Tried not eating onions and it still smells that way.
Needs testing: If you're having an abnormal discharge, it needs to be examined and or tested. Especially since you recently had a surgery. It's possible you have a common infection like bacterial vaginosis, although classically its described as a fishy order. The recent surgery would make me want to make sure nothing more serious is going on inside. Good luck and be well. ...Read more
What is the vagina suppose to smell like? Because mine smells like nothing. And when I am at home I most times go witout wearing panties is this good?
Nothing wrong: There is nothing wrong with ordorless and pantyless as long as you feel comfortable. Enjoy your life and count your blessing! ...Read more
You probably have a vaginal infection called 'bacterial vaginosis'.
It is caused by an overgrowth of your own (anaerobic) vaginal bacteria. You should get checked for this infection and get other infections ruled out (gc/chlamydia/trich/yeast). A simple oral antibiotic will cure this major nuisance. Hope you better soon! ...Read more
Ask him: It sounds like he is referring to an odor that is normal for him. If it is something that concerns you both, be checked. All the best. ...Read more
I recently had this strongsmellcome from my vagina but onlywhen aroused. Any other time there is no odor. Smells like sex but 10x stronger?
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
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