I am experiencing vaginal odor. The following also describes me: Abnormal vaginal discharge. What should I do?

Various causes. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe.

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I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge.

Infection? BV? STD? The main discharge with foul odor (often fishy) is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Trichomonas, an STD, causes similar odor and discharge. Also, gonorrhea and chlamydia are possible, and more common in women with BV. Your chosen topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so you're probably at risk. Get medical care ASAP for diagnosis, testing, and treatment. Good luck! Read more...

I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge).

Various causes. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. Read more...

I am experiencing vaginal odor, vaginal tenderness and abnormal vaginal discharge (worsened by: onset after unprotected sex).

Time to see GYN MD. It is time to see a GYN MD and get examined for a possible vaginal infection /STD testing. It may be as simple as a bacterial infection, but you need to get examined to make that determination by the MD. Read more...