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I have vaginal discharge and an odd odor, I constantly clean myself but it doesn't seem to help, I can't go to a doctor what else do I do? Im a virgin.

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Do not clean too much

First douches and 'cleaning' the vagina can actually cause infections because they eliminate the good bacteria.
The vagina is really a self-cleaning organ. We don't scrub our corneas because there is already a mechanism in place to keep it clean. In fact, cleaning the cornea with water and chemicals will cause problems.

In brief: Do not clean too much

First douches and 'cleaning' the vagina can actually cause infections because they eliminate the good bacteria.
The vagina is really a self-cleaning organ. We don't scrub our corneas because there is already a mechanism in place to keep it clean. In fact, cleaning the cornea with water and chemicals will cause problems.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Good analogy.
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