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What causes smelly vaginal discharge after menstruation?

Hi. I have smelly discharge and vagina from my period to when I ovulate. There s no infection, tested several times. Pap smear came back ok. I am 38, weigh 69kg and 1.71m. I got off a hormonal implant (Jadelle) last year June and currently on no birth control. What could be the cause?
Thu, 13 Jun 2019
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Hello,

Smelly vaginal discharge is commonly due to bacterial vaginosis, yeast or chlamydia infections.

Be careful not to leave any tampons after menstruation, they may cause infection & foul-smelling discharge.

You are suggested to get your pelvic examination done by a gynecologist. If sexually active she may tell you do do the tests for STD to stay on the safer side. Get treated at the earliest.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Nupur K, General & Family Physician
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