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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   All of a sudden my vagina smells like rotten meat. NOT fishy. I have NO other symptoms.... NO pain with sex, NO unusual discharge or forgotten tampon. NO itching or discomfort while peeing. I've NEVER used a douche and haven't changed my soap. I'm very hygienic but not overly so. I have NOT changed my diet and have NOT started or stopped any medications. I have just got my period and it smells even worse, i have to use a tampon because the smell is so bad . What could this be?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read the query.
Doctor :   May I know your age and since when are you having the symptom?
Doctor :   Are you active sexually?
User :   im 21
User :   it started about 3 weeks ago
User :   yes i am
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor?
User :   i dont have the money at the moment
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Sudden onset foul smell from the genito urinary organs can be a sign of infection.
Doctor :   I shall suggest you few measures that may help you.
Doctor :   1. Drink plenty of water.
Doctor :   2. Frequent changing of douches
User :   i dont douche
User :   all i drink is water
Doctor :   3. If possible get a vaginal pH test done
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