Vaginal odor is a common problem faced by many women and it can be very embarrassing. The social, psychological, sexual, and financial consequences are high. So, if you’re struggling with vaginal odor and have tried everything to rid yourself of the problem, here’s what you need to know.
What Is Vaginal Odor?
Vaginal odor is any odor that originates from the vagina. The vagina is a delicately balanced ecosystem that requires a pH of 3.8 to 4.2 to maintain its health and integrity.
The vagina contains an environment rich in bacterial flora and fluids that produces moisture and secretions. Alterations in the pH create a proliferation of organisms present in the vagina, which causes vaginal infections. Women in the reproductive years will produce about 1.6 to 4.8 g of discharge per day.
The secretions are made from the vaginal epithelium, giving discharge the creamy white appearance,…This post was originally published on this site