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  • Vaginal smell

    For about 2 weeks, I have noticed a fishy vaginal odor that has lingered in spite of showering in the a.m. and p.m.? What could this be and what can be done to get rid of the odor. It is very annoying.

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    It's sounds to me like it could be a Yeast Infection. Does it itch? I would go see your gynecologist. If it has been two weeks, there might be something going on.

    Good luck.

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    • Yeast infections do not cause odor. Especially not the "fishy" odor. The fishy odor is trademark of Bacterial Vaginosis and is NOT accompanied by itching or skin irritation. That is how you know if you have yeast infection OR bacterial vaginosis. BV can only be eliminated by getting medication from your gynecologist. BV is very common and cureable. Your doc can give you a pill that only needs to be taken once.

      Do not use any sort of vaginal cleansers, douche, vaginal deoderant, powder, soap, or anything else to try to get rid of the odor. It will only make it worse! The ONLY way to get rid of it is to get the meds.

      Good luck!

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      • try to use rephresh vaginal gel every 3 days to balance out the acidity of your girly part, it will help with the odor and itch. kudos!

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        • Yes, the cottage cheese looking stuff is yeast and the fishy smelly stuff is bacterial. My doctor gave me Metrogel and when I worked in the pharmacy, it was given often to patience. Sometimes you get both yeast and bacterial.....which is never fun. Yeast causes the worst itching ever!

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          • You could have both Bacterial Vaginosis and a yeasy infection... Get checked by a gyno. It is only cureable with meds... They will leave a bad taste in your mouth, but it's normal...

            Bacterial Vaginosis - STD information from CDC
            Here is a link to a great site full of info...
            Hope it helps... T/C
            Last edited by Hopeless Dork; 05-06-2009, 11:56 AM. Reason: removed outbound link
            If you want me to remember it, tattoo it backwards on my forhead... I might see it someday...

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            • You mostly likely have Bacteria Vaginosis. It has a fishy smell that is horrible!

              You will need to go to the doctor and get metrogel or something similar. Bacteria in your body is off..that's all. Are you on atibiotics?
              LUV KNCKS U DWN!

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