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Why do some people's female genitalia smell worse than others?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Multiple causes

It could be infection, it could be hygiene issues, it could be a lack of fresh dry air to the vaginal area.
Vaginal ph (acid level) may also effect the odor slightly. Recent unprotected sex will also cause an odor. I recommend no underwear to bed when not on your period, shower over tub, cotton panties over thongs and non cotton, and wiping front to back as a start. See you gyn if odor is new.

In brief: Multiple causes

It could be infection, it could be hygiene issues, it could be a lack of fresh dry air to the vaginal area.
Vaginal ph (acid level) may also effect the odor slightly. Recent unprotected sex will also cause an odor. I recommend no underwear to bed when not on your period, shower over tub, cotton panties over thongs and non cotton, and wiping front to back as a start. See you gyn if odor is new.
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