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Vaginal Odor After Ablation
Possibilities: Bacterial vaginosis can cause a “fishy” smell. Other possibilities include std’s like gonorrhea, trichomoniasis & chlamydia or pelvic inflammatory disease. If there is a retained tampon or a lack of proper vaginal hygiene those are potential causes. Yeast is usually odorless but is still a possibility. If a woman has a fistula or cancer that can also lead to odor. See your doctor if uncertain. ...Read more
Vaginosis: If you don't treat a vaginal infection it won't go away by itself. ...Read more
Vaginal discharge: See you doctor. Make sure you do not have a std. ...Read more
Yes: 4% hydrogen peroxide is safe for vaginal use. ...Read more
Nothing: There are no permanent kitchen or over the pharmacy counter products that will eliminate vaginal odor if an infection is present. The best option is to see a GYN MD and get assessed for a possible bacterial vaginal infection and subsequent treatment. ...Read more
Douche: I would try regular douching for a few days. If vagisil is not working try 1 tablespoon vinegar in a cup of warm water twice a day. Be sure you don't have a retained tampon which can cause persistent odor. If this persists see your doctor, as you may have a vaginal infection. Good luck! ...Read more
Vaginal odor is a very common problem that most women have to deal with at least once or twice in their life. Vaginal odor can be due to a number of reasons, such as bacterial growth, yeast infections, poor hygiene, hormonal changes, and sexually transmitted diseases. OTC douches are readily available and the link below has some good natural fixes:
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Get checked: Although there is normally some odor, if it is very unpleasant it could indicate that you have a vaginal infection which ought to be treated. ...Read more
I am experiencing a strong fishy vaginal odor, but with no discharge, no itchiness & dryness. What could this be?
Vaginal infection: In spite of "no discharge" the abnormal bacteria in your vagina are causing an infection. The fishy odor is from the breakdown of chemicals that now produce putrescene and cadaverene which are, as they sound, very unpleasant to the "discriminating noses of the world." See a GYN MD now for diagnosis and Rx, and preserve everyone's sense of smell. ...Read more
I have used femanol before and I know that is good for vaginal odor. Does it actually treat and prevent BV or just mask the odor?
I've been having a weird, neutral vaginal odor for a few months, along with severe itching and swelling. What is it and how do I fix it?
Infection: You have an infection. It is well pasty time for you to be seen and examined and diagnosed and treated. Don't you think? ...Read more
Thirty five yr old female. Experiencing some vaginal odor (musky smell) keep area cleaned. Is this normal? Reminds me of an animal in heat!!
Musky vaginal odor: In mid-thirties, the hormones produced are much higher b/c the ovary needs more stimulation to produce an egg. This means higher estrogen, which stimulates sweat and sebaceous material from glands in the groin area. This can be a "musky odor", and is not indicative of a problem. ...Read more
Seem to have a lot of white discharge lately. Vaginal odor present during/after sex, esp. On days I don't shower right b4 sex w/ my bf. Worry or no?
What if I have vaginal odor and discharge but no pain and itching. Should I be concerned? I just recently had pinkish discharge and now it's more yell
If the discharge: Is malodorous, that isn't usually a normal finding. Get it checked. Take care. ...Read more
How can I get rid a vaginal odor. I have tried washes douches and dr gave me metro vaginal gelnothing works. I am self concise about it. Please help?
Vaginal odors: Are normal but if you suspect a std, you need to see your doctor for a more thorough exam and studies to help clarify what you may have and to treat it if appropriate. Avoid washes and douches as they alter the ph of your vault and this is only a temporary fix. ...Read more
Sounds like BV: There are several causes of vaginal odor. You will need to see your doctor for testing. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. The only real way to fix it is with antibiotics. ...Read more