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Treatment for bad odour from vagina - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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User :   hello iiam 56, was raped last thanksgiving, not having sex but have bad oder from vagina after cleaning... bathe, shower or wash off whats my problem
Doctor :   the bad odour could be suggestive of infection
Doctor :   do you have other symptoms like itching, burning, pain or discomfort?
User :   no itch or swelling or pain
Doctor :   is there feeling of rawness present? is there rashes present?
Doctor :   are you having abdominal cramps?
User :   no
Doctor :   is there burning or discomfort when passing urine?
User :   no
User :   just the bad smell
User :   wven eight after washing 2x or more a day
Doctor :   ok. then go ahead with a check done by your gynecologist that would involve an examination to look for sings of infection , and testing vaginal smear test to look for causative agent
Doctor :   do not overuse soap and hot water, avpid douching, it can make it worse
Doctor :   let the vagina get cleaned by itself now, it has natural mechanism if cleaning itself
Doctor :   *avoid douching
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