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Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: Embarrassing problem

 LaylaE - Tue Aug 31, 2004 11:13 pm


for several years my normal vaginal discharge has had odor. its not a fishy smell but rather a bo odor i didnt always have this problem. Is there a reason why my body may be creating such an odor?

Layla E
 Theresa Jones, RN - Fri Jul 29, 2005 6:16 am

User avatar Hi LaylaE,
Bacterial infections commonly present with odd odors and if a gynecology exam has not been recently completed for evaluation I would suggest this to be done.
 Kacheri - Sun Jul 31, 2005 10:28 pm

Hi. I am not a nurse or a doctor but let me ask you this...does it smell like ammonia? I was told by a Nurse practioner that it was due to not getting enough water. Drinking soda several times a day apparently affects the way we smell in that location.
I hope this helps :)

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