For many women, having a fishy vaginal odor can be a very distressing and embarrassing condition. Usually, vaginal discharge doesn’t have a distinct smell; so, a strong fishy odor from vaginal discharge usually indicates that there is a health issue to address.
However, the Mayo Clinic doctors say that if your vagina smells like fish, it usually means that there is a problem that needs addressing.
Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, and can infect both men and women. You can get chlamydia by having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has chlamydia.
The body naturally produces a discharge that keeps the vagina healthy and free of harmful bacteria and irritants.
Chlamydia is difficult to diagnose as 3 out of 4 women, and 1 in 2 of men don’t manifest any STD symptoms. Men that do report chlamydia symptoms experience frequent urination, burning pain while urinating, urethritis or irritation of the urethra, a yellowish or whitish discharge from the penis, swelling of the testicles and pain in the testicles.
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A vaginal discharge can be caused by a variety of things like STDs, and yeast or bacterial infections. The discharge may change in color, have a foul or fishy smell, or be thick like cottage cheese. Some causes of vaginal discharge can be treated with home .