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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