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What makes my vagina smell like fish?

What makes my vagina smell like fish?

Could be infection: There is a normal odor to vaginal discharge, however, the classic text book presentation of bacterial vaginosis is a "fishy smell." if you think this is a different smell than usual .... See your doctor and asked to be screened for bacterial vaginosis. Fyi, the smell of vaginal discharge is very sensitive to what you eat. Certain foods can change the smell or how strong the odor seems. ...Read more

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What would make a vagina smell like cheese?

Monilia?: Monilia is the medical term for "yeast infection" which frequently may follow the use of antibiotics. There are over the counter yeast treatments that will correct the problem. If it persist, especially with heavy discharge or vaginal pain, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can i make my vagina smell better?

How can i make my vagina smell better?

See a doctor: If it is a new oder, see a doctor. If its been seen and treated and you are not satisfied, get a second opinion. Do not try multiple home remedies. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat do make my vagina smell and taste better?

None: Although the vagina is another orifice, eating at the north end doesn't have an affect on the south end unless it is pungent foods like onion. ...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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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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Can getting an IUD put in make my vagina smell?

Not likely: The iud should not cause any odor. However, bacterial vaginosis is very common and is associated with a fishy odor. You should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...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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What soap can you use to clean your vagina that wont make it smell?

Douche: Do betadine douche twice weekly till the smell goes away. ...Read more

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