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I am having order inside my vagina even though I clean it

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: I am having order inside my vagina even though I clean it and I don't know why
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Literally just this past saturday it started. I had sex on friday afternoon, which was the last day of my period, so I don't know if that's the reason I have never had this problem before but at the same time it was my first time having sex on my period...there was no blood on the last day though
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Shah replied 8 months ago.


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Expert:  Dr. Shah replied 8 months ago.


Occasional mild vaginal odor without any other symptoms such as itching, pain, or discharge is not of a concern. However, when there is a strong vaginal odor such as fishy smell, it suggest vaginal infection. The most common causes of vaginal odor are bacterial vaginiosis, poor hygiene, STDs etc. Sometimes, odor is more noticeable after having sex, but should not last long. If you problem is there for a while, it would be a good idea to get vaginal swab to pin point the cause of odor.

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