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ok so i had a m/c around 7 weeks ago with dnc and i had my first period a few days ago only the smell of the blood on the pad was strong fishy smell im having like brown discharge now like the end of period and the smell is getting stronger ? could i have an infection, only i was put on antibotics after m/c to stop me from getting infection,
im also getting sharpe pains in lower part of my tummy
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replied September 23rd, 2017
Welcome to e health forum.

It is not possible to confirm presence of a vaginal infection just based on the smell.

If there is excessive whitish discharge (curd like), irritation and itching it could be a sign of fungal infection (candidiasis).

If there is redness, purulent discharge (yellow thick) and there is abnormal smell, it could be a sign of bacterial infection.

In case of such infections (fungal or bacterial), you may benefit by consulting your doctor or a OB-GYN for proper medical advice.




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