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