DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. Many women complain that they have a bad smell or malodour coming from the vagina , even after washing frequently. This can be very distressing, particularly if it is noticed and commented on by someone else. The genital odour is due to the combination of vaginal secretions, eccrine and apocrine sweat and external sources urine, faeces, topical applications. A bad smell could be due to genital infection or disease.
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Yeast infections are one of the most common causes of vulvovaginitis in women. The vagina normally contains both healthy bacteria and unhealthy bacteria. Bacterial vaginosis BV occurs when more unhealthy bacteria than healthy bacteria grow. BV may cause a thin, gray vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, and a fishy odor.