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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

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...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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Why does my vagina smell during my period?

Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my vagina 2 have a smell after my period? It happens here & there. What can I do to get rid of the smell ASAP? It's embarrassing!

Is it normal for my vagina 2 have a smell after my period? It happens here & there. What can I do to get rid of the smell ASAP? It's embarrassing!

Bacterial vaginosis?: Nothing to be embarrassed about! The most common cause of increased vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. BV often occurs with odor only and little or no disharge. Trichomonas, an STD, also can do it but is less common. It's a little atypical for odor to only follow your period, though. This should be easy to diagnose and treat; see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell like poop a few days after my period?

Why does my vagina smell like poop a few days after my period?

PROBABLY: Probably there's an infection brewing. But that might be a signal to see your dr and find out. Makes sense. ...Read more

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My vagina has changed in smell. More pungent and sharper, ever since my last period a couple weeks ago. But I have no other symptoms.

My vagina has changed in smell. More pungent and sharper, ever since my last period a couple weeks ago. But I have no other symptoms.

Pungent : could be signs of a bacterial infection. Consider being evaluated. Also try proniotics and rephresh to replenish good bacteria and ph. ...Read more

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