Why does my discharge smell like copper?
A metallic vaginal odor could be due to blood from menstruation or light bleeding after sex traveling through your vaginal canal. Blood contains iron, which explains the smell of metal. It could also be from coming in contact with semen, which can affect your vagina’s pH balance.
How do I stop smelling down there?
Tips for preventing future odor
- Consider probiotics. Probiotics, which are good-for-you bacteria, can help maintain the pH balance of your vagina.
- Maintain a healthy diet.
- Stay hydrated.
- Avoid douches and scrubs.
- Wash your genital area before and after intercourse.
- Cut out tight clothes.
- Wear cotton panties.
Why do I smell fishy female odor?
If you notice a fishy odor from your vagina or vaginal discharge, it may be caused by sweating, a bacterial infection, or even your genetics. The most common is cause is vaginitis, an infection or inflammation of the vagina. The odor of your vagina varies throughout your menstrual cycle.
Why does my daughter smell down there?
This is completely normal and natural during puberty. If your child experiences a sudden change of color or smell of the vaginal discharge talk to your child’s doctor to make sure she doesn’t have an infection. All girls are unique and different and some girls have more vaginal discharge than others.
Why do I have a smelly discharge everyday?
The time to worry about your discharge is if it starts to have a bad, fishy kind of odor, or if the color or texture changes a lot. Yellow or green discharge can be a sign of an infection, like an STD or bacterial vaginosis, and very thick white discharge could mean you have a yeast infection.
Why do I still smell after showering?
What causes the unpleasant smell is the bacteria that build up on your sweaty skin and react with sweat and oils to grow and multiply when sweat reacts with bacteria on the skin. These bacteria break down proteins and fatty acids, causing body odor in the process.