Should I douche to get rid of vaginal odor, discharge?

No! Never! Douching may give you some temporary relief, but it will not solve the problem. In fact, it can make it worse. If you are having a persistent vaginal discharge, with or without odor, it is time to call your doctor.

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How can I get rid a vaginal odor. I have tried washes douches and dr gave me metro vaginal gelnothing works. I am self concise about it. Please help?

Vaginal odors. Are normal but if you suspect a std, you need to see your doctor for a more thorough exam and studies to help clarify what you may have and to treat it if appropriate. Avoid washes and douches as they alter the ph of your vault and this is only a temporary fix. Read more...

What can I do to get rid of vaginal odor?

Avoid douching. There are many types of vaginal washes available. Also may have something to do with the ph of your vagina. Be careful with very acidic foods and drinks. Read more...

What can you use in your kitchen to get rid of vaginal odor?

Nothing. There are no permanent kitchen or over the pharmacy counter products that will eliminate vaginal odor if an infection is present. The best option is to see a GYN MD and get assessed for a possible bacterial vaginal infection and subsequent treatment. Read more...

Is there any natural remedies that I can do to get rid of vaginal odor?

Several. An internet search brings up several. Odor is caused by bacteria or fungi so eating healthy food that grow bacteria that don't make bad odors is the basic solution. Chlorophyll, raw apple cider vinegar, and fermented foods like kefir and yogurt that are low in sugar are a definite help. Ingesting herbs like thyme, oregano, ginger, rosemary, and clove in food inhibit the growth of bad bacteria. Read more...

What's the best way to get rid of vaginal odor?

Washing. Frequent washing or using a bidet can help, but do not douche, as it can be irritating and your cervix would be open some, and you do not want to instill the effluent into your uterus. Read more...

Are there any foods that help get rid of vaginal odor?

Acidolphilus pills. Can help prevent vaginal infections. If you have odor you should be evaluated by a board certified gyn to determine the cause and you can get the proper treatment. Read more...