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Why does my vagina smell after my period?

Why does my vagina smell after my period?

Blood breakdown: Incomplete evacuation of the blood from menstrual cycle breaking down is likely source of odor if otherwise asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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Why does my vagina smell after my period ?

Why does my vagina smell after my period ?

Blood: Blood has an oder. It takes a a few days for your period to resolve. If odor is still present after your cycle you may have a vaginitis. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell after my period is over?

See a Provider: A funny smell coming from the vagina may mean infection. So, please see a provider and check this out! ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell like period but not on it?

Why does my vagina smell like period but not on it?

Bacterial vaginosis: Some women will occasionally have an alteration in the kinds of bacteria found in their vaginas which can give an off smell. Get evaluated by your doctor to find out, because this is treatable. ...Read more

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Am having A foul smell for 3 days now after a normal 5 day period and a burning inside my vagina. Can you tell me what is wrong. Thank you ?

Am having A foul smell for 3 days now after a normal 5 day period and a burning inside my vagina. Can you tell me what is wrong. Thank you ?

Various causes: Vaginal odor is usually caused by bacterial vaginosis - a nonsexually transmitted bacterial overgrowth. Other causes are possible. Vaginal burning can be caused by yeast, herpes and other infections. An examination and testing can be done to determine the cause ...Read more

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Sticky white and foul smell discharge on my vagina after menstruation and takes long before and after my monthly period. How can I cure this?

Sticky white and foul smell discharge on my vagina after menstruation and takes long before and after my monthly period. How can I cure this?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Based on your history, you may've been on antibiotics that rid the vagina of its natural bacteria, leading to bacterial overgrowth, worsened by heavy menstruation -- a condition called bacterial vaginosis. You should see your gyn and get tested and treated. It's an easy week long course of antibiotics orally/vaginally. Recurrence is possible though, so you may consider suppressing periods. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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