1. Diet and Hydration The foods & beverages you consume can affect your body’s pH balance, potentially impacting the smell.
2. Hormonal Changes Hormonal fluctuations during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, menopause, or while using hormonal contraceptives can alter the scent of your vaginal discharge.
3. Menstrual Cycle The smell of your vagina often changes throughout the menstrual cycle.
4. Sweating Physical activity, especially intense exercise, can cause sweating in the genital area, leading to a musky odour.
5. Intimate Hygiene Practices Harsh soaps, douches, or perfumed products can disrupt the natural pH balance of your vagina, leading to an unpleasant smell.