Conditions with symptom: 'fishy smell'
An unusual metabolic condition which means you have difficulty breaking down and digesting certain compounds found in food which causes a pungeant fishy aroma. Read more →
This unfortunate but by no means unusual condition can leave a lady's downstairs smelling like a fishmarket. Read more →
Hi, I have had this ongoing smell for quite a while from my vagina sometimes it smells worse than other times, it's like a rotting smell and I can smell it through my trousers, I wash with scented shower gel. I also have discharge of a strange smell but not a horrible or fishy smell. What could this be.. Is it an std? Or BV? I have had an std before ( chlamydia ) and had non of these symptoms..
I have exactly the same! the smell isnt fishy or anything its just really bizarre and strong! i hate it, im meeting up with my GP next week to see what it is. I had this before a few years ago. I was a virgin then so it couldnt be an STI i dont think because i remember the smell.
Okay, I'm going to just dive right in. I'm a virgin as far as I know. The thing I noticed is, that my vaginal opening appears to be surrounded by ragged looking sort of skin. It looks a bit like... a peony when you look at one from above if that's any help. It also seems to be "higher up" inside me. Like, it doesn't seem "level" with my other bits, there's like a little "dent" or "grove" where it's located (I'm not sure how to describe it)... There's also a fishy sort of smell. You can't detect it and it's not "offensive" but whenever I touch anything down there, there's always a very light fishy sort of smell... is that normal?
I'm not too sure, but I think this might be your hymen. Nothing to worry about, it's just a bit of skin that hasn't broken it you haven't had sex, it will if you do. It can also break if you use tampons, which i'm assuming you don't otherwise it would've broken already.
Hiya I'm 15 years old and i have a really fishy odour coming from my vagina its really embarrassing because if i wear a dress or leggings you can smell it when i sit down it makes me feel really self conscious in public etc after one day of wearing knickers they go bright yellow and smell of fishy.. also i have alot of extra labia which is really embarrassing because its stopping me and my boyfriend doing sexual activities as i feel it will put him off.is there any possible home remedies i can use to get rid of both of these as I'm definitly not going the my gp or doctors or hospital many thanks!:)
I used to get this, do you wash yourself with soap or shower gel down there? Because that can cause an imbalance and irritation? I got diagnosed with BV (bacterial vaginosis) it's worth going to your doctor, I got some tablets which made it go away :)
this is bacterial vaginosis. This requires a antibiotic for you to get rid of this. The course is 10 days of some flagyl or metronidazole. It will be worse aroud intercourse, your period, and douching. Douching not recommended as this changes the acidity of your fluids. So kiddo, get to your Dr. and no more sex would be advised. xxoo
I am 15 years old and still a virgin and I have discharge from my vagina everyday and it has a fishy, raw type smell but I wash myself throughly with soap everday so I dont understand where the smell is coming from. Can you advise me on what causing the smell?
I'm 13 years old and have this really strong fishy smell coming from my vagina. I wash daily, but it doesnt get any better. I know people can smell it because they ll say 'whats that smell'. i feel like crying. I wear pads now,to try and hide the smell more but it still doesnt help. My discharge doesnt look that unsual, its clear, kind of like water! please please tell me what i can do to stop it!
Im 13 too and im expirienceing the same thing, but nobody else can smell it. I read about it and apparently its called 'bacterial vaginosis' and it can happen for no reason at all. how long have you had this for? I read that it should go away after some time but if it doesnt just tell your mum or older sister (if you have one) and they should be able to help you out :)
Ive had it for a couple of months now, and its not getting any better, i went to the doctores but all they said is that it is just my body changing, but im really not sure, its really bad. x
21 years old. Fishy smell from penis, no matter how much I wash it, the smell stays there. I know it may be a build up of smegma so I always wash it, 3 times a day. (I am uncircumcised). Would just like this smell to stop, really irritating and off putting. Any suggestions? Thanks
Get circumcised. Having a foreskin contributes to that. Condoms can also create that problem. You might also have an allergy to the type of condom that you use. Good luck.
Get a cotton bud and scrub under foreskin lad
I have a smell down below but it doesn't smell fishy it's just not a very nice smell could you tell me what it could be.
Hi, about a month ago after my period I noticed that the smell of my discharge changed from what i considered normal for me, to a really fishy smell. I thought it might be BV so i went to the doctors and had swabs taken but they came back negative. The smell seemed to subside but it still smells and after my period it smelt worse. I don't know if this is just a phase or something else. Please help.
I have a fishy smell coming from my vagina I can smell it more after I have had sex . I have been to the doctors and had swabs but they say everything is normally. I am 33 years old please help
i am a 24 year old girl and i have a bad fishy odour smell very badly coming from my vagina i can smell it all the time and it is really embarassing i am very paranoid about it please help me
I had that problem and it was Bacterial Vaginosis, I've had it more than once and it's terrible! You could get treated at a sexual health clinic or by your GP and they will probably give you a 5 day course of Metronidazole. Mine cleared up within 2 days when I took those - was such a relief!
this may be an infection or something called B.v it is not sexually transmitted and is easily treated with antibiotics, get it checked out by ouor G.P good luck
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