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Gynecology

Fishy odor

12/31/2007

Question:

i have a fishy odor around my clitoris not in my vagina i only smell it when i`m washing myself

Answer:

This is usually a sign of an imbalance of the normal bacteria of the vagina. You should have it evaluated if it persists.

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Response by:

Thomas  A deHoop, MD Thomas A deHoop, MD
Formerly Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Medical Student Education
No longer associated