It is vital to take care of our body parts by being hygienic and clean. However, vagina is such an organ that maintains a well steadiness of bacteria and makes mucous to remove any unusual substance. Most of the time, vaginal odor is seen only when it is infected with any of the unusual condition.
Vagina may smell due to various reasons. Poor personal hygiene, medical conditions, sexually transmitted diseases or infections may cause vagina to stink odor. However, the discharge from vaginal area can accompany the obnoxious odor.
But before treating this unusual vaginal odor by your own it is recommended to have a physician examination so that you get to know whether there is any need for treating this foul vaginal smell condition. Have a look on the important tips.
The best way to stop vaginal odor is have a good personal hygiene. Make use of water and mild soap. Gently clean the outer genital part of vagina and wipe it dry thoroughly. Using fragmented soaps might cause irritation and may cause irritation and infection in the main organ. Also pat the portion completely dry after having a bowel movement or urinating.
Wear cotton loose undergarments and clothing as they help in increasing the airflow to the genital areas and thus might even reduce the smell caused by the sweat trapping in the reproductive area. You can also sprinkle a non-medicated powder over the genital part as this will help in decreasing the moisture. Also, if you have any grubby undergarments then quickly change it.
Women usually tend to do douching by spurting water on the vaginal area. This is the common mistake that most of the women do. However, Douching doesn’t help in reducing odor it decreases the acidity of vagina thereby allowing the bacteria to grow. Not only this, it may even cause irritation in vaginal area. Even though if you feel like doing so, take advice from your health doctor and then perceive any sort of douching.
If till the fishing odor stays, it is better to have a medical checkup and get known with the actual cause.