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Bleeding bright red and watery vaginally smells like a fresh wound?

Bleeding bright red and watery vaginally smells like a fresh wound?

Vaginal bleeding: Dear Aubreyochu63, If your symptoms are not during your period please see a health care provider for a vaginal exam and pap smear. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more

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I have bad vaginal smells and a discharge but there is no itching or burning, what could be the problem?

I have bad vaginal smells and a discharge but there is no itching or burning, what could be the problem?

Yes: Sounds like bacterial vaginosis on which the normally predominate peroxidase positive lactobacillus are killed of and there is an over growth of anaerobes. Antibiotics that kill anaerobes are used then it is a race to see which bacteria grow back fastest . ReHresh vaginal gel can give the good guys an advantage in the race. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

My vaginal discharge smells like onion- is this normal?

BV: A change in vaginal secretion odor can indicate an imbalance in the bacteria or bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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My vaginal area smells kinda sweet and has a white discharge what could that be?

My vaginal area smells kinda sweet and has a white discharge what could that be?

Yeast: "Sounds like" a yeast infection. See your Gynecologist for treatment especially if you are sexually active since other STD's may present this way Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does vaginal discharge smells like semen?

Why does vaginal discharge smells like semen?

Vaginal discharge: A vaginal discharge that has an unusual odor can be due to seminal discharge after relations or bv. Check with your gyn if the odor persists. ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge smells like sperm what does it mean?

My vaginal discharge smells like sperm what does it mean?

See answer: Vaginal odor may vary throughout your menstrual cycle and may be especially noticeable right after having sex. Poor vaginal hygiene as well. Bacterial vaginosis (an overgrowth of normally occurring vaginal bacteria) is the most common vaginal infection that causes a vaginal odor. Trichomoniasis (STD) also can cause a vaginal odor whereas chlamydia, gonorrhea, and yeast infections generally do not. ...Read more

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My vaginal area smells like onion when i stress sweat and exercise. How much parsley and/or chlorophyll should I be taking?

My vaginal area smells like onion when i stress sweat and exercise. How much parsley and/or chlorophyll should I be taking?

Vaginal odor: Parsley and chlorophyll are not likely to help. Vaginal odor can be caused by infections such as bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis. If it only smells during and after exercise this this may just be simple normal body odor. Sweaty body parts don't smell good. Get tested. ...Read more

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I have been noticing for about 2wks now an odor in my vaginal area. Smells like a fishy odor smell. At one point i did notice vaginal discharge. Bv ?

I have been noticing for about 2wks now an odor in my vaginal area. Smells like a fishy odor smell. At one point i did notice vaginal discharge. Bv ?

Probably BV: Yes, probably bacterial vaginosis. In fact, I could quote your question to teach med students and residents: the most common symptom of BV is strong odor, often described correctly as fishy. The second most common is vaginal discharge, usually small in amount. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis, to test for STDs (more common in women with BV, and get treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Constant yellow vaginal discharge, smells sour, no symptoms of anything or discomfort. Minus the discharge?

Constant yellow vaginal discharge, smells sour, no symptoms of anything or discomfort. Minus the discharge?

Evaluation: Get a pelvic exam and swabbing. Most women have normal discharge which is not indicative of infection. Evaluation will make sure it is not an infection ...Read more