Conditions with symptom: 'smell'
My vagina seems to smell bad even though I look after it. I only wash it with warm water, and have recently started using a feminine wash to balance the ph levels down there, as I have had Bacterial Vaginosis before and seem to be quite prone to getting it. But I still seem to smell down there and I get so self-conscious about it. It doesn't smell particularly bad, but it is just a very distinct smell and I worry that other people can smell it as well. When I touch my pants and smell my fingers afterwards, I can smell the smell. Is it possibly just the smell of the dried discharge? As I do get quite a lot of discharge throughout the day. Also, sometimes my pants are damp but it doesn't seem to be from the discharge (and it's definitely not wee). Please help!
I have the same problem! I am in 6th grade! Everytime I stay in my seat for a long period of time in any of my 1-8 classes everytime I leave it feels like my butt is wet! And I have a lot of discharge.. And period hasn't been coming for like 2-3 months! Idk what's up with me?!? Someone help us?
I suffer from tonsilloliths, and sometimes post nasal drip, sometimes I just feel very congested but 'dry' inside my nose. In the last few years my sense of smell is very much reduced - presumably due to the congestion/ dry membranes etc. But, interestingly I do find that after I have a 'clear out' of the tonsilloliths my sense of smell temporarily improves! Is it my bodys way of trying to protect me from the vile smell? Or maybe once you smell a smell so often the detectors 'switch off' to it and then essentially can't smell others things either??! Weird isn't it? Please let me know your thoughts regarding loss of smell - the doctors are not interested. Even when I mention I may not be able to smell gas etc...
Hello, i too suffer 'tonsilloliths' or tonsil stones. I've been looking for a cure and although there doesn't seem to be much info' on the subject i've just found that gargling warm salty water each morning will help get ris and keep them away, see below; Treatment Often, no treatment is needed, as few stones produce symptoms. A simple yet effective method to remove tonsil stones and thoroughly clean the tonsil crypts is to use an oral irrigator. Most electric oral irrigators are unsuitable for tonsil stone removal because they are too powerful and are likely to cause discomfort and rupture the tonsils, which could result in further complications such as infection. Irrigators that connect directly to the sink tap via a threaded attachment or otherwise are suitable for tonsil stone removal and everyday washing of the tonsils because they can jet water at low pressure levels that the user can adjust by simply turning the sink tap, allowing for a continuous range of pressures to suit each user's specific requirements. More simply still, gargling with warm, salty water may help alleviate the Hope this helps
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.
i am 19 years old, I have a really bad smell coming from my vagina, and somtimes have a thick discharge! NO itching, sorness nothing! just a foul smell! but i have new boyfirend and we aint slept together yet because im to embarrassed he will smell it and dump me! i have a bath 2 times a day and the smell goses for a little while then it back! have you got any ideas on what it is and how i can get rid of the smell? help please!
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i have the same problem, and its ever so embarrasing for me, but it could be an infection ?
So i dont know if i have bv but i get this nasty smell that i can smell through my clothes. The smell comes and goes and its so bad and embarrassing. This smell and yellow dischatge happens every so often after having sex with my boyfriend. Im going to the doctor and i hope they figure this out😢😓😳
I have a really bad smell coming from my vagina, and somtimes have a thick discharge! NO itching, sorness nothing! just a foul smell! but i have new boyfirend and we aint slept together yet cos im to embarrassed he will smell it and dump me! i have a bath 2 times a day and the smell gose for a little while then it back! help please!
i have exactly the same happen to me, i have no clue what to do!
I am 13 yrs old and started my period 3 months ago and have been on my period 4 times. i finished my 4th period (which was only 2 days) about 4 days ago. I am definitley not on my period and it smells like i am. I can smell it when i bend over or stand up after sitting down at school. It will be so embarrassing if others can smell it too. But when i get changed i smell my clothes and it doesny smell. Is it normal for me to smell like im on my period? i dont know if its the discharge but surely discharge doesnt smell like that.
This is EXACTLY the same as me. I am 13, been on my period 4-5 times. The last time I was on was about a month ago though, and I'm supposed to get my period around the 15th but I haven't this month. But that's normal, I know periods can be on and off but what I'm worried about is the smell. WHY do I smell so bad? It's sort of a fishy smell and it's very unpleasant. I'm also getting lots of discharge, more than I've ever had before and it's just a normal colour (clear, yellowish) but a friend has smelt it but I had to act like I could smell it too and that is was gross. I'm just so worried, when is this going to end?! It's so embarassing.
I forgot to say, you might have it just because you've just come off your period and it's still kind of ending. If you're still getting brown stuff (old blood) when you go to the toilet then that's what it is. It'll go in no time. I thought I was the only one in this situation :(
This is really embarrassing, but I have discoloured discharge, and when I go to toliet there is a really strong smell plus When I am around people and I move my legs I can smell a smell and I get really worried if other people can smell it, it does make me really paranoid because I am seeing a boy and I cannot be myself because I am scared. Does this mean I have an STI?
Hi I'm 13 ,Is a smell of vulva normal?? Mine doesn't smell like fish or anything it just smells weird and don't really like it. Other websites say that smell is normal but, is there a way to get rid of that nasty smell??
Don't worry if you think it smells. It could be to do with the soap you use, ideally we are not meant to use perfumed soap/shower gel while washing that area. If you try using plain soap that might help :D
Sometimes my vagina smells like fish. My friends are so helpful and they tell me if I smell but its so embarrassing when they say that I smell I know they are trying to help but it's still horrid to hear. Please help why does it smell? And is there anything I can do to stop it? Please reply I don't want to smell like fish when I'm sitting next to boys at school so please reply ASAP
Some women's vulvas naturally have a somewhat fishy smell, which isn't a bad thing, and could be normal for you. If you often feel very warm and damp from sweat, that could be a contributing factor too. In that case, make sure you wear cotton underwear during the day, avoid tight clothes, and don't wear underwear at night in an effort to let the area breathe more. If the smell is objectionable, it could indicate a bacterial infection, so it would be best to see a doctor, who will run tests and prescribe a treatment if necessary.
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