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Is this bacterial vaginosis if you have a mild discharge but have odor?
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In brief: Probably
A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, even if there is no discharge.
But other things can cause odor as well, such as a retained tampon or yeast with it's "yeasty" odor. Your doctor can confirm if the odor is due to bv.

In brief: Probably
A "fishy" odor is the single most diagnostic symptom of bv, even if there is no discharge.
But other things can cause odor as well, such as a retained tampon or yeast with it's "yeasty" odor. Your doctor can confirm if the odor is due to bv.
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