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Why do I smell a fishy odor after having intercourse?

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Why do I smell a fishy odor after having sexual intercourse?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

You may have bacteria infection. You need to take antibiotics. You should see your doctor.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How is it tested?
Expert:  khagihara replied 1 year ago.

He will take the vaginal discharge and look at it under the microscope. There are some bacteria attached to the viginal cells (called clue cells) if there is infection.