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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

It seems that your question has not been posted on the site.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have a dropped uterus and bladder. All major tests were done. All negative. I have trouble urinating at times. My main concern now is I have a strong odor emanating from vagina despite washing many times. Strongest in am. It's not urine it's just an odor that is almost constant. Any suggestions? Cause?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I sent this question this morning,but it seems to be lost
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Do you have vaginal discharge?

Are you doing any treatment for the odor.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No, that's what I'm asking. What treatment?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No discharge
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Are you douching?

Or using any scents around the vagina?

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Is the odor fishy?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No douching. I tend to get UTIs. Reluctant to use anything but gentle soap and water. I can't describe it. Not fishy
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Solution? Hello
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginal odor. This occurs because of the change in the normal bacterial flora of the vagina. Bacterial vaginosis is a type of vaginal inflammation caused by the overgrowth of bacteria naturally found in the vagina, which upsets the natural balance. A home treatment is putting 3 tablespoon of yogurt in vagina at night time for 5-7 days.

Following are the treatment modalities;

1) Metronidazole (flagyl) and clindamycin have been the drugs of choice.

2) Azithromycin too is effective, especially if there is recurrence or persistence. Secnidazole, ornidazole and tinidazole are also used in the case of antibiotic resistance.

3) Antiseptics as vaginal suppositories;

a) benzydamine,

b) chlorhexidine,

c) dequalinium chloride,

d) polyhexamethylene biguanide,

e) povidone iodine

f) hydrogen peroxide

4) Probiotics.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

Please read this authentic reference resource for the vaginal odor;

https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/vaginal-odor/basics/causes/sym-20050664

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thanks,but it's too sensitive. Prone to infectons.
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 3 months ago

You are very welcome.

You may try oral probiotics.

This has no side effects.

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