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Does yeast infections smell fishy?

Does yeast infections smell fishy?

No, not normally.: Usually there is no significant odor with yeast. Recommend medical eval. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

Does uti cause vaginal fishy odor?

No, BV does!: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

What causes fishy foul smelling vaginal discharge odor?

Bacterial vaginosis : The most common symptom of BV is an abnormal off-white vaginal discharge (especially after vaginal intercourse) that may be accompanied by an unpleasant (usually fishy) smell. This malodorous discharge coats the walls of the vagina, and is usually without significant irritation, pain, or erythema (redness), although mild itching can sometimes occur. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause fishy vaginal odor?

Can a yeast infection cause fishy vaginal odor?

Bacterial vaginosis: Not usually. A fishy order is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

Vaginal discharge with foul odor?

See your gyn: Most likely bacterial vaginoisis or thich , but could be other causes, u need an exam , cultures and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Having vaginal burning. Yeast infection or vaginal dryness?

Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someone your age , you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Cottage cheese discharge and vaginal itching?

Cottage cheese discharge and vaginal itching?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itching/burning and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. Treatment = over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole). If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if there is pain, then the patient should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bad vaginal odor. No discharge or itching?

Vaginal Odor: According to the centers for disease control and prevention, bacterial vaginosis (bv), also known as bacterial overgrowth, is the number-one cause of vaginal odor in premenopausal women. But there are also other causes. ...Read more

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Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation ?

Vaginal dryness, discharge, vaginal irritation 
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Discharge : Discharge with irritation needs evaluation, could be a yeast infection, bacterial infection or something more worrisome and the only way to know is a thorough exam & evaluation ...Read more

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A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

A fishy smell in my vaginal discharge?

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. You wil need to be tested for other infections but this is the most likely. ...Read more

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Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Sweet vaginal discharge pregnant?

Not necessarily: Although there can be an increase in vaginal discharge with pregnancy - this is not diagnostic. ...Read more

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Which STD change vaginal discharge?

Which STD change vaginal discharge?

STD: This may not be all inclusive. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Trichomoniasis can cause discharge. ...Read more

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Yellow vaginal discharge no odor?

?: The only way to be sure would be to go to your doctor for tests and to look at the discharge under the microscope. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

I am experiencing  vaginal itching, vaginal pain, vaginal irritation and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) .

"Itching" to see MD: Your are "itching" to see a MD for a vaginal infection as that symptom alone is a dead giveaway for the same. Time to make an appointment with a local GYN MD who can diagnose and treat this issue. ...Read more

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What STD couses vaginal ordor bad smell?

What STD couses vaginal ordor  bad smell?

Trichomonas: It depends on the observer what is typically malodorous. Trichomonas is an anaerobic infection which causes the well-known musty or fishy odor in the discharge. ...Read more

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Does herpes change vaginal discharge.

Does herpes change vaginal discharge.

Not usually: If you are having an active case of vaginal herpes than it is opossible the irritation can lead to some bleeding that could temporarily change your vaginal discharge. This is uncommon though. ...Read more