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My vagina smells like vinegar
Sex & Intimacy / 11:17 AM - Saturday January 22, 2011

My vagina smells like vinegar

I'm a very clean person, I'm sure I have no infection or anything wrong down there. I never ever have a fishy type of smell. I shower in the morning and often before I get in there, if I'm doing yoga or something I can detect this slightly acidic, vinegarey smell down there. What causes this? Also any underwear I have get tiny holes in the crotch, like there's acid in my vagina! BTW my husband has never complained, he does not notice, but I am usually very "clean" down there when we are intimate.

- Asked by Female, 29-35

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I have the same thing, actually, and I'm very clean as well. I did some research and apparently it's a condition called vaginitis and if you go to a good GYN then they should be able to prescribe something. It's a mild "infection" where the normal balance of bacteria and pH gets out of control somehow and it has nothing to do with how clean you are. However, in my research I have seen that it doesn't go away with some women. Hopefully that won't be the case for us!

- Response by A Thinker, Female, 29-35, Student

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Wash ur vagina with just water soap can make it smell different and cause infections.

- Response by motherof12006, A Cool Mom, Female, 29-35, Who Cares?

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Do you douche? that could be it, especially if your using vinegar. Most pharmacies have OTC vaginal infection PH readers. I'd pick one up and see what it tells you?

- Response by attenuation, A Thinker, Female, 26-28, Cincinnati, Financial / Banking

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That's better then your vinegar smeling like vagina, that's for sure

- Response by saman, A Life of the Party, Male, 29-35, Who Cares?

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