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What does it mean when you get a nasty smell from the vagina ?

What does it mean when you get a nasty smell from the vagina ?

Varies: Many reasons why there may be odor in the vaginal area. Many infections, esp. Bacterial vaginosis causes a fishy odor. This is usually not an std, but requires antibiotics. Excessive douching my put someone at risk. ...Read more

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Why does a vagina smell after you get older?

Why does a vagina smell after you get older?

"Smell" post puberty: The vagina, after puberty has occurred, is a target for all manner of hormones and bacteria. If good hygiene is being practiced then no discernible "smell" will be noted. If you have a vaginal infection then a MD visit will Rx the "smell". ...Read more

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My vagina has a sweet smell what does that mean?

My vagina has a sweet smell what does that mean?

Vagina: The smell of your vagina can be related to the ph within the vagina. Many factors may cause changes within the vagina including infections, menstrual periods, pregnancy, and diet. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vagina smell so strong even when i keep it clean?

What does it mean if my vagina smell so strong even when i keep it clean?

Bacterial Vaginosis: A healthy vagina has special bacteria called "lactobacillus". They produce lactic acid. This prevents yeast and other types of bacteria from growing. If they get wiped out, other bacteria take over. These produce an odor. This is likely BV. You need an antibiotic to kill the bad bacteria and then need to restore the normal bacteria by eating yogurt (with live active cultures) or probiotics. ...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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How to get rid of vagina smell?

How to get rid of vagina smell?

Tteatment: Vaginal odor is not normal and often indicates vaginitis. Please see a gynecologist to be evaluated for vaginal discharge/ vaginitis. Once it is treated the odor will subside. Please do not douche. ...Read more

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Vagina smells like fish mean you are pregnent?

Vagina smells like fish mean you are pregnent?

No, a fish like odor: Is not a sign of pregnancy. 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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Vagina discharge is brown and smells sweet. What does this mean?

Vagina discharge is brown and smells sweet. What does this mean?

Old blood: Brown discharge after a period is just old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Once blood degrades it turns brown and then black. The vaginal odor will need to be evaluated by examination. ...Read more

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What to do if i get a bad discharge from my vagina and it smells?

What to do if i get a bad discharge from my vagina and it smells?

?infection?: Funny smells from the vagina can come from an infection such as bacteria or yeast. It can also come from old blood . Metabolic and hormone disorders can cause funny smells. Please see a provider to sort this out! ...Read more