V*ginal odor is any odor that originates from the v**ina.
It’s normal for your v**ina to have a slight odor. But, a strong v*ginal odor.
For instance, a fishy smell, might be abnormal and could indicate a problem.
Here are 8 reasons a woman’s v*gina
could smell and how to remedy it.
Even if you’re just washing your v**ina with warm water,
excessive washing can still mess with the v**ina’s flora, causing an odor.
Some women are allergic to certain materials in condoms,
which can throw off v*ginal bacteria and cause odor.
This can mess with the pH levels of the v**ina and even
cause a large amount of bacteria to grow. There is good and bad bacteria that
can be down there, but the bad bacteria can cause a strong smell.
Wearing very tight pants or underwear can cause your v**ina
to sweat, which can cause v*ginal odor.
Spicy food can cause a sudden increase in your v*ginal
discharge, which can cause v*ginal odor.
6. Sleeping with underwear at night
According to reports, sleeping in the unclad to air out the
v**ina is the best way to go
Laundry detergent with perfume or fabric softeners can
irritate the v**ina, once again causing odor. Wash your underwear separately
with unscented detergent.
During pregnancy, many of vitamins and minerals are passed
along to your baby, and this can throw off the pH levels in your v**ina.
What to do when you have v*ginal odor?
Many women believe that v*ginal odor are the result of a
lack of personal hygiene and excessively
wash their v**ina unaware that they worsen the problem. While poor private part
hygiene can be the cause, excessive washing is not the solution. Very often,
women hampered by a strong v*ginal odor should not begin to wash themselves
intensively. That does not help at all. The first thing to do should be
restoring the acidity and the balance of the v*ginal flora naturally. That
restoration cannot be done by excessive antibiotic intake; it decreases your
How to restore the balance of the v*ginal flora?
The v*ginal flora consists of a large number of
microaerophilic bacteria. Among them, lactobacilli are considered the principal
ones for their role in protecting the v**ina. These micro-organisms are
primarily responsible for protective acidity of the v**ina. Wash the v**ina too
often increases its pH, which disrupts the v*ginal flora and can cause v*ginal
infections and particularly unpleasant odors. That is, do not rush to wash your
v*ginal excessively when you suffer from v*ginal health issues.
If the v*ginal flora is disrupted, pathogenic bacteria
proliferate, resulting in bacterial vaginosis. This type of proliferation tends
to increase the number of bacteria normally present in the v**ina causing
unpleasant fishy v*ginal odor.