Olor vulvovaginal: Causas comunes y consejos para combatirlo

Vaginal odor is a topic that interests many of us, although it is rarely discussed openly. But it is important to know that there is a natural smell, and each one has its own. Still, when it becomes intense or unpleasant, it can be a cause for concern. In this article, we will learn about the common causes and provide you with tips to maintain freshness in your intimate area .


Let's celebrate the uniqueness of your vaginal odor


Before we address the causes and solutions for vulvovaginal odor, let's remember that vaginal odor is a completely normal and natural part of your being. Each woman has her own smell, and this can vary depending on diet, menstrual cycle and other factors. Your normal odor is usually light, slightly acidic, and not unpleasant.

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Causes that can generate an unwanted odor


There are some common causes that can intensify that aroma or change it noticeably. Some examples could be:

  • Changes in Vaginal pH: The pH balance in the vagina is crucial to maintaining its health. When this balance is disturbed due to infections or imbalances, it can result in a stronger or unpleasant odor.
  • Vaginal Infections: Infections such as bacterial vaginosis or yeast infection are common causes of unusual odors. These conditions can alter the vaginal bacterial flora and affect the aroma.
  • Excessive Perspiration: The genital area can also sweat, like other parts of the body. Excessive perspiration in this area can contribute to an unpleasant odor.
  • Hormonal Changes: Hormonal fluctuations, such as those that occur during menstruation, pregnancy or menopause, can also affect the smell of our intimate area. These hormonal changes can alter the bacterial flora.


Tips to improve your vaginal odor


It is essential to have tips to embrace the uniqueness of your vaginal odor . Here are some recommendations to combat any uncomfortable odors and maintain freshness:


  1. Gentle and Consistent Cleaning: Daily cleaning with water and mild soap is essential for vulvovaginal hygiene. Avoid soaps with strong fragrances or irritating ingredients.
  1. Use of Intimate Deodorants: Specifically formulated intimate deodorants can help control vaginal odor . Be sure to choose mild products without strong fragrances that can cause irritation.
  1. Regular Change of Menstrual Protection: During your period, it is important to change menstrual protection products, such as tampons, sanitary pads or menstrual cups, regularly. Not only do you stay fresh, but you reconnect with your cycle.
  1. Avoid Irritant Products: Douches, powders or inappropriate products may contain irritating ingredients. Avoid using them, as they can unbalance the pH and cause discomfort. Your intimate area is valuable, so take care of it with love.

Vaginal odor is normal, but if it becomes unusually strong or unpleasant, it is important to consult a doctor to rule out any underlying cause. Recognize that each woman is unique, and what works for one person may not be best for another. Listen to your body, love yourself and consult a professional if necessary to maintain your intimate health at its best.

At Biolube, we understand and celebrate the uniqueness of every woman. Discover our products designed with love for all women, and stay up to date with our articles to learn more about how to care for your intimate area with love and respect. Love yourself as you are, unique and beautiful!
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