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Doctor insights on: What Makes A Vagina Smell Bad

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Why having a bad smell my vagina?

Why having a bad smell my vagina?

Vaginal odor: The most common cause is bacterial vaginosis or yeast both are infections ...Read more

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How to make your vagina not smell bad?

How to make your vagina not smell bad?

Vaginitis: If your vagina has a bad smell, you may have a vaginal infection. You should get checked out and have it treated, rather than trying to hide the smell with peroxide. ...Read more

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Why is it that my vagina smells so bad?

Why is it that my vagina smells so bad?

Infection?: One of the more common reasons for this is an infection such as Bacterial Vaginosis. You would need and exam by a doctor to find out for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What can cause a bad smell in a woman's vagina?

What can cause a bad smell in a woman's vagina?

Bacterial vaginosis: Most commonly: a ph imbalance resulting in proliferation of a certain (normal) bacteria all women have in the vagina. It could also be: trichomoniasis (which is sexually transmitted), but BV is most common. Easily treated with antibiotics. Or could try boric acid vaginal suppository from a compounding pharmacy (but I think you still need prescritpion). ...Read more

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I always have an odor coming from my vagina that smells bad should I be concerned?

I always have an odor coming from my vagina that smells bad should I be concerned?

See OB/GYN now: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends a woman visit an OB/GYN for an exam in the presence of odor. A persistent odor coming from your vagina might be from vaginitis or other causes. At age 21, you should get your first pap smear, which tests for cervical cancer, and, the USPST recommends young women get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea even if asymptomatic. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a clear and some times cloudy dranige from my vagina and I have a bad smell what could it be.

I have a clear and some times cloudy dranige from my vagina and I have a bad smell what could it be.

Smelly discharges: Usually suggest some kind of std. Best to see your primary physician for an exam and definitive treatment. ...Read more

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My sister has a very bad fishy smell from her vagina, she's had it for awhile, and no matter how much she washes it, the smell is still there?

My sister has a very bad fishy smell from her vagina, she's had it for awhile, and no matter how much she washes it, the smell is still there?

How old is your sis: How old is your sister. She needs to go to see her doctor to be examined. Bacterial vaginosis, or perhaps other type of inflammation/ infection should be ruled out. ...Read more

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My vagina smells really bad almost all the time. I would take a good shower and 30 minutes later, it would smell bad again. What is wrong with it?

My vagina smells really bad almost all the time. I would take a good shower and 30 minutes later, it would smell bad again. What is wrong with it?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. There is debate about whether BV is considered an STD, but it's often triggered by sex, and other STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are more common in women with BV. The STD trichomonas causes the same kind of odor. See a doctor for diagnosis, STD testing, and treatment. ...Read more

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Hii my friend joelle had a really bad smell from her vagina. What can cause that smell? And how can we stop it? (Make it smell any better) excuse my E

Hii my friend joelle had a really bad smell from her vagina. What can cause that smell? And how can we stop it? (Make it smell any better) excuse my E

Vaginal infection.: She should go in and get checked for an infection. If the smell is really bad, it is possible she has a lost tampon. She should see her GYN to get checked. ...Read more

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Could semen make vagina smell bad?

Could semen make vagina smell bad?

Yes it can: Will smell worse ; worse the longer it remains. But usually will not make it smell badly. ...Read more

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Does ejaculation make a woman's vagina smell badly?

Does ejaculation make a woman's vagina smell badly?

Here are some. ..: Smelling something is highly smeller-subjectively & unique. Yet, both semen and vaginal discharge have their own unique smell widely among individuals, and mixing both together may further alter the smell. So, being bad or good is personal. Bottom line is if you are symptomatic. So, see, talk, and checked with your gyn-doc timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I have a discharge in my vagina its bad smells in my underware?

I have a discharge in my vagina its bad smells in my underware?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of vaginal discharge with strong odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. Some STDs also can do it, such as trichomonas. Also, other STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia are more common in women with BV. See a doctor soon for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...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

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If someone smokes in house and your panties smell like cig smoke can it make your vagina have a bad odor?

If someone smokes in house and your panties smell like cig smoke can it make your vagina have a bad odor?

Bacterial vaginosis?: This has nothing to do with smoking by anyone. The most common cause of bad vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Trichomonas, an STD, also can do it, and women with BV are at increased risk for other STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia. See your doctor ASAP for exam and testing. Your sex partner (s) also should be checked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why does my discharge smell bad? My vagina doesn't hurt not itch it's just my discharge that smells foul

Why does my discharge smell bad? My vagina doesn't hurt not itch it's just my discharge that smells foul

Check for BV: Check for bacterial vaginosis. It represents an overgrowth of bad bacteria and is worse if you have more than one partner or douche. Be checked and treated if this is what you have. All the best. ...Read more

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Why can't my vagina have the same smell all day, like I can never have a normal odor that lasts all day. What's wrong with me? Bad Hygiene?

Why can't my vagina have the same smell all day, like I can never have a normal odor that lasts all day. What's wrong with me? Bad Hygiene?

Vaginal odor: Some changes in the vaginal odor are expected. Just like your armpits and bottom this area of your body will sweat and have a change throughout the day. On the other hand there are certain infections that can cause malodorous discharge. Bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis are two common ones. Testing can be done to determine if you have this and treatment can be given. ...Read more

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I have an irritation in my vagina it comes and goes I've been treated for this symptoms but I still have this pronlem it is less and a bad smell?

See your dr: Vaginal irritation can have many causes--from bacterial infections, to stds, to yeast infection, to other causes. If there is a bad odor, it may be bacterial vaginosis--which can be recurrent. You need to let your doctor know that it's come back, and ask for a repeat evaluation. ...Read more

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Vagina secretes a milky fluid and it smells. This scent is being smelled after every sex I have with my partner. How do I need to stop this bad odor?

Vagina secretes a milky fluid and it smells. This scent is being smelled after every sex I have with my partner. How do I need to stop this bad odor?

Abnormal bacteria: Sounds like bacterial vaginosis: an overgrowth of the wrong bacteria and a deficiency of the good bacteria that defend the vagina and keep the correct ph balance. This leads to a bad odor that is typically "fishy" smelling. It is not usually related to an std. It responds to some antibiotics, but it often recurs. Metronidazole or Clindamycin are the best Rx. Vaginal probiotics may help too. ...Read more

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Can eating ginger make your vagina smell? It was a ginger seasoning & I used a lot. Now my discharge smells really bad & I've never had smelly dischar

Can eating ginger make your vagina smell? It was a ginger seasoning & I used a lot. Now my discharge smells really bad & I've never had smelly dischar

It's coincidental.: Eating ginger will not affect vaginal odor. But an infection can. While there are vaginal test kits available OTC that can screen you for vaginitis, they just give you a general idea of whether you have a yeast infection or bacterial infection. Since this is the first time you've had smelly discharge, your best bet is to see a doctor. Stay healthy! ...Read more

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What antibiotic should I take for bad smell in the vagina?

What antibiotic should I take for bad smell in the vagina?

You should not take: An antibiotic on your own. See your gynecologist or a std clinic to have this evaluation and properly treated. ...Read more