You can also add garlic cloves or its paste to your dishes and salads. Since every vagina smells different, things get a little complicated when it comes to figuring out what a normal one should be like. Add three drops of tea tree oil to a cup of water. And finally, steer clear of synthetic underwear, which can make you sweat and traps in odor. Keep yeast infections at bay by practicing good vaginal hygiene.
There's definitely a whiff of curry, and curry isn't really a great smell anyway, and it tastes saltier. Here's the thing: Yogurt is food. Mberry tablets made me taste like candy, summer, and paradise. Blatt, chief surgeon and medical director of the Manhattan Center for Vaginal Surgery. Yes, that is a sentence that I have been waiting my whole life to type. It's not really pleasant, he said. Several women on Reddit mentioned in a recent post that when they eat onions or garlic, their vulva takes on a similar scent.
Either way, go see a doctor so you can get right with your vagina. Courtesy of Carrie Borzillo Since the food taste test wasn't delivering exceptional results at this point, we decided to try these miracle fruit tablets that claim to transform ordinary foods into the extraordinary. If it is foul- or fishy-smelling, you may have a bacterial infection, and you should see your doc for meds. There's all kind of confusion going on here. First, menstrual blood is made of both blood and tissue that sheds from the uterus.
He said it smelled too bad so I just insisted it was okay and it was because my period is starting soon. Women should smell like women—maybe a little salty, maybe a little sweet, but always with our own unique, indescribable aroma. The symptoms consist of a strong fishy odor, with heavy white-grayish discharge. I have studied Ayurveda, Yoga, several styles of Dance including West African, Belly Dance, Ballet, Modern, and Jazz. A musky scent that smells just like a heavier version of your vagina's usual scent typically means that you've been sweating a lot, or both of which can prevent skin from breathing, and thus lead to a stronger-than-usual scent.
No one wants to smell bad down below, but anyway? There will also most likely be a slight musty smell, from sweat that builds up in the nooks and crannies of the human body. And avoid pantyhose and tight jeans, both of which can cause more sweating, and more sweating equals more odor. Semen is really basic — it has a pH of around eight — so when you have sex, it changes the pH in the vagina to the basic side of things. If your pH levels are less acidic than they should be higher than 4. She lives in Lagos with her husband and kids and loves the occasional bar lounging with friends.
But an intense fishy smell in your deep blue sea can be a sign of two common vaginal infections among young women: and. It's definitely not healthy, and could be a sign of a , which happens way more often than you'd think. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and apparently your vagina also smells like what you eat. This is normal because of semen, which has a metallic or bleach-like smell. 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. Find a soap that is free of harsh chemicals, including dyes and fragrances. The vagina shouldn't smell like rotten fish or anything rotting.
Then you have to consider that the bacteria that live in your vagina mix in with these factors and change the smell, making it unique to you. Mix one-half cup each of white vinegar and salt in lukewarm bath water. But the size of your gaper 100% will change with sex. So please don't be nervous about reaching out to a medical professional. In their place, other less friendly organisms can move in, particularly anaerobic bacteria, which thrive in the absence of oxygen. Some argue that eating pineapple and some other sweet fruits can make your pussy taste sweeter, and that some harsher-tasting foods may have the opposite effect. In fact, a healthy vagina is the cleanest space in the body.
I am more confident and am happy to be a women again. 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. Doing this at home is not advisable, since you can't separate your good bacteria from your bad in a non-microbiology lab setting. Think about it, have you ever been able to tell if someone is on their period? On our end, we provide lactobacilli with food and shelter plus the comfortable moisture of our vaginal walls, and on their end they maintain a stable population, which keeps competing bacteria out. First off, let me say that 99.
Here's the thing: Pussies are not supposed to taste like cupcakes and smell like roses. That being said, is good for pheromones, so it really is a personal choice. The number on the chart that corresponds to the matching color is your vaginal pH number. To keep it that way, you should stick to a healthy diet because. Slut shaming is stupid unless your going to,equally share that shame with men as well. A metallic scent coming off your vag is or had some intimate contact with semen. But it doesn't come from my vagina, it comes from like the crease where the inner and outer lips meet.
For a number of reasons, the balance of the flora within the vagina can be upset causing the lactobacilli to die out. Like the guys with little dicks. Nothing… How many guys have you had sex with? It's perfectly normal—you're just secreting. For that answer we turned to New York Times science writer and author of Woman: An Intimate Geography, Natalie Angier. Spending some time getting a whiff of your crotch at different times of the month is a worthwhile investment in your overall well-being.