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Vaginal Odor After Sexual Intercourse (Overview)

Vaginal odor after sexual intercourse is an unusual smell noticed after sex.


Vaginal Odor After Sexual Intercourse (Overview)

Vaginal odor after sexual intercourse is an unusual smell noticed after sex.


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First, slightly painful sexual intercourse, then fishy vaginal odor. Completely monogamous sexual relationship. Sometimes no condom. What is it?

First, slightly painful sexual intercourse, then fishy vaginal odor. Completely monogamous sexual relationship. Sometimes no condom. What is it?

Bacterial vaginosis: Symptoms of painful intercourse coupled with a malodorous discharge is concerning for Candida (yeast) infection or bacterial vaginosis. The latter is associated with a "fishy" odor that you are referring to. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
Once
Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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How do I stop vaginal pain after sexual intercourse?

How do I stop vaginal pain after sexual intercourse?

Some tips include...: Plenty of lubrication, keep it gentle, and avoid deep penetration. Speak with your doctor if the problem persists. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Is it normal to always have vaginal discharge after sexual intercourse?

Is it normal to always have vaginal discharge after sexual intercourse?

Yes: If you are having unprotected sex, the seminal fluid can leak out after intercourse. If using condoms, the natural lubrication from the vagina increases during intercourse and can result in a discharge. Also, if you orgasm, this can also increase fluids your vagina secretes and will increase drainage after sex. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vaginal area bleeds after sexual intercourse?

What does it mean when your vaginal area bleeds after sexual intercourse?

Depends: There are too many possibilities to list them all right now, but if you just had sex for the first time and you bled during or after then that could be normal, from the hymen. If you've been having sex for a while, and now starting to bleed, that should be evaluated by your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Why is my vaginal area swollen after sexual intercourse?

Engorgement: This is due to engorgement or swelling of the blood vessels surrounding the vagina and vulva. I ma guessing you are not referring to trauma, which would be a different reason. ...Read more

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After sexual intercourse can it increase vaginal discharge?

Housecleaning: Yes, the deposits of semen and vaginal fluids will increase until mother nature "cleans house" of its' own accord. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse?

What can cause vaginal bleeding after sexual intercourse?

Several things.: If you have bacterial vaginosis, you will be more prone. Very vigorous sex can abrade the vaginal mucosa. And other issues with cervix-cervicitis, etc. See your doctor if this persists! ...Read more

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What can I do for vaginal irritation after sexual intercourse?

Lubrication: At your age, you may have fewer secretions for lubrication. Try using a lubricant such as k-y jelly or liquid before intercourse. There are many kinds. Ask partner to help you apply it, to engage the both of you. ...Read more

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I need to know why i'm experience burning inside my vaginal area after sexual intercourse?

I need to know why i'm experience burning inside my vaginal area after sexual intercourse?

Yeast Infection?: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. You can try using a vaginal yeast medication for your symptoms. If this doesn't resolve the itching, you may need to see your Gyn for an exam because there are other causes such as skin conditions, other infections, even vaginal cancer. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My finger touch vaginal fluid (outside virginal) and after i used my finger to wear condom and touch my penis. After sexual intercourse (finger and penis is no cut, just normal skin), any change hiv?

My finger touch vaginal fluid (outside virginal) and after i used my finger to wear condom and touch my penis. After sexual intercourse (finger and penis is no cut, just normal skin), any change hiv?

Low probability: Males pass to females more easily than the other way around via sperm in the vagina after long periods of intercourse, this type of minimal contact is very unlikely to spread hiv. Check out the rates of female to male transmission with unprotected intercourse. It is generally vigorous, repeat exposure that allows virus into the bloodstream. Does the person have hiv? Get tested if concerned. ...Read more

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Hello, I have noticed after sexual intercourse I can smell an odor similar to cheese, and it will last a couple days after. I have no itching/burning?

Hello, I have noticed after sexual intercourse I can smell an odor similar to cheese, and it will last a couple days after. I have no itching/burning?

BV: One of the classic symptoms of bacterial vaginosis is an odor which is not usually associated with much in the way of itching or burning and is more pronounced after intercourse. However, it is most often referred to as fishy. This may be your problem. To know for sure you will need testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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After sexual intercourse my finance, notice a whitish, thick, rubbery discharge , I have no odor, no itching/burning. My cycle just ended 3 days ago. ?

After sexual intercourse my finance, notice a whitish, thick, rubbery discharge , I have no odor, no itching/burning. My cycle just ended 3 days ago. ?

Discharge: It doesn't sound like a usual vagina discharge. It may have been residual mucus or if not using condoms, sperm. Monitor and if persists be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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Do you recommend douching after sexual intercourse as a means to remove sperm, odor and leakage in a menopausal woman?

Do you recommend douching after sexual intercourse as a means to remove sperm, odor and leakage in a menopausal woman?

Douching: Douching can disrupt the balance of the vaginal environment and irritate the tissues, so it is not recommended. ...Read more

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Why is it that every single time after sexual intercourse my discharge frequency changes including the smell?

Why is it that every single time after sexual intercourse my discharge frequency changes including the smell?

Vaginal discharge: Bacterial presence in the vagina can exist without producing a discharge or odor until intercourse provides a way to enable evidence to spread over the vaginal area and be detectable. On the other hand, sex with a partner who has other female partners may give you infections which can cause both discharge and odor. Consult your healthcare provider for tests. ...Read more

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I keep have this odour after sexual intercourse I went to the doctor and was treated for yeast infection but the smell is still there?

I keep have this odour after sexual intercourse I went to the doctor and was treated for yeast infection but the smell is still there?

Bacterial growth: This may be from an overgrowth of normal female bacteria. Yeast infections are usually odorless. Call your GYN and have them do a vaginal bacterial culture. Additionally, you can us a gentle, disposable water/baking soda douche, sold at most pharmacies. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Vaginal Odor (Definition)

Vaginal discharge that suddenly differs in color, odor, or consistency, or significantly increases or decreases in amount, may indicate an underlying ...Read more