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When I urinate my vagina smells like sewage, I know the toilets are clean so it's not that, what could it be?

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

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Why does my girlfriend's and my own vagina smell like sewage even though we have bathed?

Why does my girlfriend's and my own vagina smell like sewage even though we have bathed?

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

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My vagina smells like union/garlic. What could it be?

My vagina smells like union/garlic. What could it be?

Get a check up: You may have "bacterial vaginosis". Get a check up by your physician and get treatment. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like rotton meat?

My vagina smells like rotton meat?

Retained Tampon: One of the more common reasons for this acute problem is a forgotten tampon. If not that then please get to your doctor for an examination and testing. ...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?

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

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Hysterectomy 8/29. Vagina smells like onions even after I shower. Tried not eating onions and it still smells that way.

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

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So I shower all the time and for some reason my vagina still smells like a fishy kind of smell. I was wondering what that could be from?

Bacterial infection: It is normal to have some degree of vaginal discharge, but if you notice itching, a change in color or a fishy odor you should see your doctor. This could be the sign of a bacterial infection that could easily be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like a fart, why?

Uncertain: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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My vagina smells like hot garbage please help me?

My vagina smells like hot garbage please help me?

INFECTION: 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

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My bf says my vigina smells like vagina! But it doesn't stink! I don't know what that means?

My bf says my vigina smells like vagina! But it doesn't stink! I don't know what that means?

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

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I recently had this strongsmellcome from my vagina but onlywhen aroused. Any other time there is no odor. Smells like sex but 10x stronger?

I recently had this strongsmellcome from my vagina but onlywhen aroused. Any other time there is no odor. Smells like sex but 10x stronger?

? orgasm: If it only occurs when you are aroused and smells like "sex but 10x stronger, " maybe you are having a small orgasm and you are smelling your orgasmic discharge? If it is foul smelling, get checked for an infection by your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's vagina smells like egg after sex?

My girlfriend's vagina smells like egg after sex?

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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Vagina smells like fish is that because I ate fish yesterday?

Vagina smells like fish is that because I ate fish yesterday?

Bacteria: Hello, David 930,

A fishy vaginal discharge is most likely due to a bacterial infection. There is also a sexually transmitted disease (Trichomonas) that also can cause a foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Treatment is necessary to get rid of this problem. ...Read more

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My boyfriend says my vagina smells like fish. Is that normal?

My boyfriend says my vagina smells like fish. Is that normal?

Bacterial vaginosis: Most likely you have bv, an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria that requires very specific
prescription medication. Often, semen can also have a very distinct odor. Have him wear a condom to see if it helps. Also, see your healthcare provider if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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My girlfriend vagina smells like dried fish. Why it smells like this?

Vaginal odor: There are many possibilities for a vaginal odor but most likely it is caused by a vaginal infection. A visit to the gynecologist or her family practice doctor can easily solve the issue - there are tests that can be done in the office to determine what type of infection it is and a treatment can be prescribed. Also, a lost or forgotten tampon or condom can cause an unpleasant vaginal odor. ...Read more

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Vagina smells like ammonia. No other symptoms. What could be the cause?

Vagina smells like ammonia. No other symptoms. What could be the cause?

Vaginal odor: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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If there's clear like sperm coming from my vagina and smells what could this be?

If you have not had: Sexual intercourse (i.e., it' s not sperm) but have a malodorous discharge would see your gynecologist to rule out an std or other infection. ...Read more

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What does disgusting discharge from the vagina? That smells like rotten egg means?

Possible infection: If there is a discharge, a sample of that discharge needs to be obtained for testing
by your provider, and then therapy directed to the specific organism. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my vagina smells like fish. Bad fish! Even after I take a shower?

See a doctor: You should see a doctor or GYN for an evaluation. Bad fishy odors are usually from Bacterial vaginosis (BV) or trichomoniasis aka Trich (STD). Also a possible foreign body (like a lost tampon) can give a horrible ordor. ...Read more

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Anytime I eat fish my vagina smells like fish, what can I do to stop smelling, I love to eat fish?

Shouldn't be a: Connection. If you are noticing that you are exuding a fishy smell after eating fish generally, try hydrating more and make sure hygiene isn't an issue. If you are noticing it only in your vagina, this may be coincidental and consider speaking with your gynecologist about other possible causes. I hope this helps a little. ...Read more

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Clear discharge is coming from my vagina everyday and it smells like must or musty smell but not real but...But why is this?

Can be normal: A clear discharge can be normal, especially during ovulation. But if you think there is an abnormal odor, get checked by your obgyn. ...Read more

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For a few days I've noticed my vagina smelling kinda funny. The only way I can describe it is it smells like how a cat would when it sprays something?

For a few days I've noticed my vagina smelling kinda funny. The only way I can describe it is it smells like how a cat would when it sprays something?

Have it checked: It may be due to yeast infection or another infection. You did not say if you have any discharge/itching etc. We do not have enough information and I feel if it is a concern, make an appointment with your gynecologist and get checked. ...Read more

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My vagina often smells like sweetish sour. What does that mean? Is it alright for it to give off that smell? I'm rarely sexually active and ok diet.

My vagina often smells like sweetish sour. What does that mean? Is it alright for it to give off that smell? I'm rarely sexually active and ok diet.

Infection?: A certain amount of vaginal odor is normal. Particularly strong odor, especially if fishy or with discharge, suggests an infection such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas. Diet isn't known to affect vaginal odor. Odor is very subjective, and one person's "sweetish sour" might be another's "fishy". If this is a definite change, it would be best to see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell slightly? I'm a virgin, and I keep as clean as possible down there without actually washing the inside. The thing is, the actual discharge does not smell, its just that above the opening it smells a little. Almost like sweat. Its n

That: That is very normal and is usually caused by fluctuation in hormones. It sounds like you are doing everything just right. This is a very common occurrence and you don't need to be worried. Wearing cotton underwear, avoiding hot baths or bubble baths, and the general hygiene you are already doing is exactly what you should be doing. You would only need to be concerned if you had a marked change in discharge or itching, which could be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Vagina smells like fish mean you are pregnent?

No, a fish like odor: Is not a sign of pregnancy. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Vagina smells such musk and onions?

Vagina smells such musk and onions?

Vaginal odors: Unusual vaginal odors may be a sign of infection, inflammation or hormone imbalance. Make sure all sanitary products are completely removed. Try a warm water rinse with mild soap. See your physical if pain or a discharge develops or the the condition does not improve in a few weeks. ...Read more

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Why is it that my vagina smells so bad?

Why is it that my vagina smells so bad?

Infection?: One of the more common reasons for this is an infection such as Bacterial Vaginosis. You would need and exam by a doctor to find out for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My vagina smells and I'm wondering if I should be worried?

My vagina smells and I'm wondering if I should be worried?

See Your GYN: If you are sexually active, you may have an STD or just BV (bacterial overgrowth). See your Primary Care Physician or your Gyn for an evaluation. Avoid intercourse until you have see your Doctor. ...Read more