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What causes a fishy vaginal odor smell? Even to the point that other people can smell it.

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Fishy odor

A "fishy odor" is the classic symptom of gardnerella (nonspecific) vaginitis.
It can be easily treated with either a vaginal cream (clindamycin) or Metronidazole tablets.

In brief: Fishy odor

A "fishy odor" is the classic symptom of gardnerella (nonspecific) vaginitis.
It can be easily treated with either a vaginal cream (clindamycin) or Metronidazole tablets.
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