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ask: Seafood makes my vagina smell?

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So this might seem like a weird problem but ever since I can remember when I eat seafood such as fish, scallions, shrimp, etc. It cause my vagina to have a fishy smell. Its always the next day after I eat the seafood and only lasts for that one day, then its back to its normal, odorless smell. Their is no change in discharge, its not thicker or abnormally colored, there is no burning or itching or any other symptoms. Is this normal? Could this be some weird allergic reaction? Thanks!

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EmpowHER Guest

It was very interesting to read these comments. I feel relieved that I am not the only one. I've noticed this is something that has got worse for me over the last couple of years. I now only eat salmon and tuna as I find that these have much less effect on the smell. If I do decide to eat white fish or shellfish occasionally then it's normally when my partner is away or I'm away!! Really annoying when you love fish so much!

March 14, 2015 - 8:07pm
EmpowHER Guest

Im so glad im not the only one....I love fish but the next day it proves it dont love me...I hate that fishy smell..its worst if I eat fish and make love the same night...the smell is aweful..I may have to give up fish altogether

January 20, 2015 - 9:14am
EmpowHER Guest

HELLO PEOPLE IF YOU ARE CELIBATE HOW DO YOU HAVE AN INFECTION? Now, I experienced this when I was a virgin. Especially, when I eat perch. Fresh salmon not as bad but fish is the worst. Some years ago I found out I was allergic to SHELLFISH!! I agree with the Dr who said it is a chemical imbalance and some people's body can't process fish. Mercury is in fish right along with all the omega and good fat.

January 9, 2015 - 6:27am
EmpowHER Guest

ITS NOT REPEAT NOT ANY INFECTION , MY MUM AND HER SISTER HAD IT HER MUM HAD IT , EVERY TIME THEY HAD FISH , AND I HAVE IT AND MY DAUGHTER HAS IT , SO YOU PEOPLE STOP GOING ON ABOUT IT BEING A INFECTION, OK a Dr told me many years ago it was a chemical imbalance , the body couldnt digest/process the fish , I have found a chemical free way to help , there is a hand wash steel thing on the market to take away the smell from your hands of onions , No soap just a steel oval shape that you rub your hands with steel and the smell goes , Well you have it !!! just use it on your area no soap safe , Wash and keep for another time !! Ive found it works , give it a try , They not expensive to buy and dont wear out keep it in your make up bag , Go luck i know what its like

November 27, 2014 - 6:44pm
EmpowHER Guest

Agree I have same with prawns and white fish but not anything with tuna.after reading this I tried the lemon juice thing, and it worked hardly any odour. Read some where that charchoal helps balance the oils in the fish when goes in to your body.

August 6, 2014 - 6:06am
EmpowHER Guest

Ok, i thought i was the only one having this issue. My husband made angel hair pasta with homemade clam sauce 2 nites ago. Last nite we had sex and all i cud smell afterward is a fishy smell. It was embarrassing. I know anytime i ingest any kind of seafood or even touch it i have this problem. So what i wud start doing is eating seafood when i have my period because then i know we dont have sex then so im safe. Lolol! One of u said u work around seafood but do not eat it. If i handle seafood or onions i get the smell of what i touch. Garlic, onions and seafood. I wud reccommend using gloves when handling seafood.

July 13, 2014 - 7:53am
EmpowHER Guest
Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I also retain the smell of onions and garlic is I touch them. I don't have to eat them for this to happen. As for the seafood, I only eat it during my period as well, because then I know my husband and I won't be having sex then either. It is nice to know that I am not the only one who does this! Lol.

July 13, 2014 - 8:44pm
EmpowHER Guest

It is very normal for . Woman and or men to have the scent of a fishy smell after congesting. I do feel the amount of water you have consumed makes the difference in the level of smell. The more water the less odor

July 12, 2014 - 10:39pm
EmpowHER Guest

Thanks!!!! I will try some of these! Because I was wondering what the heck is wrong with me. Whew, thanks again for the suggestions:-)

October 22, 2013 - 8:43am
EmpowHER Guest

It goes away! don't use anything in/on your vagina that will disrupt your flora and make it worse ( wipes and sprays). I take Ultimate Flora probiotics by Renew Life when I'm out of balance and it puts everything to right! Not to mention aids digestion!

August 4, 2013 - 5:56pm
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