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Monday, February 01, 2010 linus, Community Member, asks

Q: My vagina smells like mushrooms!

Hello,

 

For the last 6 months or so, my vagina has been smelling VERY strongly of mushrooms. All the crotches of my pants stink, even after washing.  I can smell it very strongly and others can too, it's embarrassing.  I have suspected Candidiasis for some time, is this a symptom of that?  There is no itching, no redness, just a musky mushroom smell. Would an apple cider vinegar douche help, potentially?  I've never douched before, but I'm going crazy and need to do something!  Help!

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rocky912, Community Member
2/ 3/10 1:23pm

Its normal for a vagina to smell this way. My girlfriend uses this spray that u can spray on it and it keeps it clean and helps it smell good. They sell it mostly anywhere in wal mart in walgreens etc...

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Linus23, Community Member
1/19/11 1:44pm

Dude, I would NEVER EVER spray some chemical from WalMart on my cootchie to help it "smell good".  That is totally bogus advice, and shame on everyone who gave it a thumbs up!  What is this crazy stuff about women's bodies needing to smell like manmade chemicals (key word being 'man' here, people)?

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By linus, Community Member— Last Modified: 07/01/11, First Published: 02/01/10