6 Causes Of Vagina Odour In Women

Several health challenges affect a lot of women all over the world and one of them is vagina odour. Research has shown that this problem also affects teenage girls who have reached puberty. 

The odour of the female organ produces a whitish fluid and this is called discharge of the female organ. Most times, Its consistency and colour depending on where you are on your monthly menstrual cycle. This discharge is usually odourless or may have a faint odour. All women should pay attention to this discharge and watch when the odour changes.

There are different symptoms of female organ discharge. Some of them include; excessive white discharge, foul-smelling discharge, metallic-smelling discharge, fishy smell, green or yellow discharge, etc. All women should pay attention to these symptoms.

There are different symptoms of female organ discharge. Some of them include; 

1. Vaginal yeast disorder stems from thick, white discharge.

2. Infections from sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and trichomoniasis cause green, yellow, or grey discharge with a foul odour. This can also come with pain in the pelvic area. 

3. Bacterial infections (bacterial vaginosis) leads to fishy and foul smell.

4. Alteration in estrogen levels due to pregnancy, breastfeeding or menopause.

5. A forgotten tampon, which is producing a foul odour.

6. Using too much soap in the vaginal area can cause dryness and lead to an imbalance in the generation of natural chemicals, which leads to an unpleasant odour.

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