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Latex smell during sex

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I have a latex smell during and after sex. we do not use condoms. i have three kids and i have my tubes tied so no birth control to speak off. the odor lasts atleast a couple days reguardless of my showering or bathing. I do have slight discharge and that usually smells latex-ish also. no itching or pain during or after sex. he says my "wetness" burns/stings him after sex.


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replied December 30th, 2010
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A18081
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
If your partner complains of stinging or burning sensation after contact with your ‘wetness’, then it is a sign of infection and the altered smell can be attributed to the presence of infection. You should consider going ahead with a visit to our gynecologist and getting a vaginal smear and culture test done to identify the causative agent. Get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection. Avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.



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