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Should the foul smell from vagina mean that the IUD must be replaced ?

In November there was a piece of condom left in vagina for over a month i had obvious bad symptoms but when i went to the doctor twice they said it was a yeast infection (they never even looked) finally i went to a good doctor and he found the problem and removed it. but every sense then i have not been right down there at all, now it smells like mold. I do have an IUD in there that i have had for 4 years should i have that removed and another put it? Maybe the bacteria from the condom that was left in for so long stayed on the IUD is that possible?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.First of all get that IUD removed.There are all the chances of infection in that area and that is the reason for problem that you are having.Ideally after 3-4 years you should take a brake from IUD and use something else for time being.please take treatment for infection and you will be fine.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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