VAGINAL ODOR: OBGYN discusses what to do (and what to AVOID) | Dr. Jennifer Lincoln

VAGINAL ODOR!!! Today Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, board-certified OBGYN, reviews what's normal and what isn't, what can make it worse and what you MUST avoid. Don't worry - she covers what can help too when you are worried about down there...

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0:00 Intro
1:24 What is a vagina supposed to smell like?
2:12 What's normal vaginal discharge?
2:30 What ISN'T normal for discharge or odor?
3:03 What should I do about vaginal odor??
3:32 Should I try THESE things, like garlic or yogurt or probiotics??
6:00 Things I actually recommend

REFERENCES and RESOURCES to go deeper:

1. Office on Women's Health. Douching.

2. Xie HY, Feng D, Wei DM, Mei L, Chen H, Wang X, Fang F. Probiotics for vulvovaginal candidiasis in non‐pregnant women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010496. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010496.pub2. Accessed 10 October 2021.

3. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. FAQ: Vulvovaginal health.

4. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. FAQ: Vaginitis.

5. CDC. STI treatment guidelines, 2021.


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