Just because yogurt has live cultures in it does not mean you should leave it in your vagina. Before we tried it out on my V, we tried it with a lemon and glass of wine first just to see if it worked. Courtesy of Carrie Borzillo Before I conducted my first taste test, I consulted with San Francisco-based gynecologist and author Jen Gunter, M. This imbalance can occur from excessive alcohol, drug, tobacco, sugar, fatty foods, etc. When do you need to see a doctor, and when do you just need to switch to all-cotton underpants? Tea Tree Oil Tea tree oil contains strong antifungal as well as antiseptic properties, and thus it can be used to get rid of unpleasant vaginal odor. See your gynecologist if that happens.
It kills off the good bacteria and allows all the bad bacteria that bring in infections. Although it's most likely not just your poor vagina's fault; pungent ingredients also affect the smell of urine. I ate 10 ounces of steamed asparagus with a little cracked pepper and lemon juice, and 20 minutes later, we hit the sheets. With these common snipes at the vagina, is it any wonder that women worry about how they smell! You have an infection or something more serious, and should see your doctor as soon as possible. He finished off by telling me to enjoy my smell because it was natural and that no matter how much I messed with it, it was going to be there.
Yes, that is a sentence that I have been waiting my whole life to type. When I met him, he asked me to lie back and he examined me, did the whole speculum and finger check that hurt like hell. Similarly, curry made me funky. Remember that the glands near the vagina also secrete pheromones, meant to attract a sexual partner. That being said, is good for pheromones, so it really is a personal choice. Few things make women feel more insecure than wondering whether they smell fresh down there, especially as a guy is about to give pleasure of the. So when my doctor told me I had an infection, I was mildly shocked.
We could see the garlic chunks on the garlic bread, penne checca penne pasta, tomato, garlic, and basil , and pan-fried potatoes with garlic and parsley. It's my pussy, so I do whatever I want with it. Leave it in for a few hours, and rinse the area thoroughly after removing the tampon. If it is foul- or fishy-smelling, you may have a bacterial infection, and you should see your doc for meds. If they find one and cannot remove it, call the healthcare provider to remove it.
It's like a mix of asparagus and grass. Every vagina is its own richly fragrant snowflake and so there isn't one correct smell. The vagina reverts to normal within 72 hours, but before it does the bad microbes can cause a variety of problems. The one thing I strongly discourage women from doing is using scented products in the vagina, because that tissue is the most delicate in the body, and the most sensitive to irritation like an allergen. But these medical rinses help maintain vaginal health and are marketed and sold on the assumption that vaginas are not dirty. Follow this remedy several times a week to get quick results.
Also, go panty free when you can, and when you do wear underwear, choose cotton panties for good ventilation. I don't know how to describe what your vagina is supposed to smell like, but I can tell you what it shouldn't smell like, says Mary Jane Minkin, M. I know shaving would cut down the odor because hair traps moisture and scents. I am more confident and am happy to be a women again. Doing so thwarts the primal function of what your smell is supposed to accomplish.
These bacteria secrete a host of foul-smelling compounds, including trimethylamine, which gives day-old fish its fishy odor and putrescine, a chemical found in putrifying fish. That scent relates to the pH in the vagina. Compared with those who never douched, those who did even once in the previous year had double the risk. It's not really pleasant, he said. Trooper that he is, John went back down, followed my orders, popped back up, and replied, You just taste and smell the same? In my experience, before arousal there is just a slight pee residue smell, not unpleasant, but after arousal there is this rich musky odor that is very sensual.
See a doctor; they've dealt with it before. Trust me: Your pussy is perfect. Baking Soda Baking soda is another ingredient that can be used to balance the pH level in your body. For that answer we turned to New York Times science writer and author of Woman: An Intimate Geography, Natalie Angier. Noticing a fishy odor is common, and very likely unnoticeable to anyone else. Eat a nutritious diet filled with lots of vitamins and your vagina will thank you. You can also drink a glass of water mixed with one or two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily.
At different times of the month, your vagina might smell different. The only way to get a handle on the way your vagina smells when it's healthy and thus, how it smells when it is unwell is to get very familiar with its scents, so that you have a baseline for what's normal for you and what isn't. And does pineapple really sweeten the pot? You have , which is mostly white with a little yellow, but when it's grey or neon green or yellow, that's not good. Another option is to put a piece of garlic in the vagina for an hour or two. Barring an infection -- yeast, bacterial or otherwise -- all it needs is some lovely, warm water run over it when you shower. To keep it that way, you should stick to a healthy diet because. She's had pieces in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, Purple Clover, Bustle, and is a regular contributor to Ravishly and YourTango.