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You may notice a fishy smell when you have bacterial vaginosis, a type of bacterial infection that can affect women of any age. It is also common for vaginal odor to become strong when you're having your period. Nowadays, we are overwhelmed with commercials about being more skinnier, to smell like a flower, to hide your femininity, to mask a menstruation odor. Along with a fishy smell, you may also notice a milky-white discharge from your vagina.
How Are Vaginas Supposed to Smell? You may have it even if you have never been sexually active, but it usually affects women who are sexually active and engage in sexual activities with one or more partners. It actually depends on so many factors. Other than a fish odor, bacterial vaginosis can be accompanied with a white discharge coming from your vagina, itchiness, redness, irritation, and pain when having sex. When does a vagina smell like fish and is it considered normal?
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