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Bad vaginal smell and discharge

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i have a bad smelling problem, but i don't know whether my vagina smells or white discharge. is it possible that vagina may also smell. how to find it. why vagina smells so bad.


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replied November 30th, 2010
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A17470
Hi,
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Increased vaginal discharge, white discharge, foul smell, can indicate infection. Visit your gynecologist (not regular doctor) for a check and a vaginal smear test done to identify infection causing agent and to start with appropriate treatment. Avoid douching, use of tight fitting undergarments, instead use loose and cotton undergarments. Keep the area dry. Follow good hygiene.
Take care.



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