Some major reasons of vaginal odor that you must know

Vaginal odor is not normal and if it’s smelly and fishy, then something is not right down there for sure. Various reasons could be responsible for it. In addition, it is not easy to put a few thus it is important to know the root cause so that you can get rid of the embarrassing smell. The female vagina has a natural scent that is not offensive at all, but if it is eerie an unpleasant then it can be a major issue and it needs to be checked before it gets any worse.

Apart from the pathological issue there are certain other problems for instance, if the girl is sexually active, then this could be one of the reason for vaginal odor. Without further deferment, let us quickly see the main cause of the vaginal disorders that leads to stinky odor and some time it is accompanied with white or brown discharge as well. The reasons of vaginal odor are many but two most dreadful causes that lead to fishy smell is Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) and yeast infection, apart these two there are various other factors that are responsible and that are as follows:

  • Hormonal imbalance/ change
  • Sweat
  • Faulty diet
  • Forgotten tampon/ or sanitary pad

In addition, it is important to treat medical condition as it may be an indication of an impending aliment and disease. It is undoubtedly not possible to comprehend the root cause and for that you need to take an appointment from your gynecologist, but to help you get the right treatment at earliest here we bring you some of causes and its symptoms.

  • Bacterial Vaginosis: it is one of the most common causes of vaginal odor and the reason behind this is an infection although it is still not clear what causes it. The sign and symptoms might include such as fishy disorder, white or thin gray discharge burning sensation during urinating while doing the intercourse.
  • Trichomoniasis: this is sexually transmitted infection which is caused by a protozoan parasite, though, it does not cause any symptoms, but if it shows any, it includes green or yellow frothy discharge that may smell fishy.
  • Yeast infection: well, in this infection apart from smell it is accompanied by thick and white discharge, itching, soreness and burning sensation during urination and sexual intercourse. It can be treated with anti fungal infection.

The above mentioned are reasons of vaginal odor thus if you are facing these issue then you must get it treated. Moreover to help you here we bring you some of the self help methods that will help you to get rid of the unpleasant smell.

  • Do not douche, as it removes the healthy bacteria from the vagina that helps in preventing the infection. Avoid intimate foams, gel and sprays as these leads to irritation which will further aggravate the infection.
  • Wear cotton and loose cloth, make sure they are clean.
  • Change cloth after exercising
  • Lose weight

Apart from medication follow these tips rather incorporate in your life, so that you can keep it healthy and fresh.


George Abbot

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