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smells like a vinegar is that normal?

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i have vaginal discharge that's smells like a vinegar is that normal?


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replied March 7th, 2011
Ovulation and Ovaries Answer A20453
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Vaginal discharge with vinegar like odour is due to the changing hormonal levels and if present before periods could be due to acidic vaginal environment.If it is associated with itching,pain and burning sensation then it is suggestive of bacterial infection or vaginitis.Has it been long experiencing this odour?
Avoid using tampoons and douching of vaginal area.Wear loose cotton undies.Keep the area clean by washing twice with antibacterial soap and water.Kindly visit a Gynaecologist for evaluation.

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