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Sour tasting vagina

Hi ok so I’ve been sexually active for 4 years now I’m 21 years old I am on birth control but recently during sex I did oral on my boyfriend and I tasted my my discharge had this really sour acid taste. I’ve been to the doctor I have no infections stds Pap smear came back fine but I just want to know what’s wrong and is it anything I can do to make the taste go away
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134578 tn?1614729226
COMMUNITY LEADER
Are you sure it was vaginal secretions that you were tasting, and not just bacteria from around the area outside the vagina? Those can get smells from sweat and foods and other things.
973741 tn?1342342773
COMMUNITY LEADER
That's a good point Anniebrooke has made.  I have seen information thought too on the taste of vaginal secretions changing. It can be diet related I've read. And there is something called cytolytic vaginosis that could also be the cause.  I can give you more info if you would like.  Let me know what you think!
134578 tn?1614729226
COMMUNITY LEADER
I also think it would be worth your while to get some of those long Q-tips at the drugstore (if you can find them) and to test the issue after you take a bath or shower. I apologize for the graphic explanation, but when you are sure the exterior of the opening of the vagina is fresh and clean, spread the lips apart and stick the Q-tip in, and then taste it. A lot of the time, the smell (presumably the bacteria) is on the outside of the lips and not inside the vaginal canal at all, and the Q-tip will just smell or taste like cucumbers.
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