Some compare it to the smell of fermented foods.
An elegant new hypothesis to explain the occurrence of BV is that lactobacilli are killed by a phage infection 6.
The Nugent score is used, in which 0 to 3 is considered normal flora, 4 to 6 is intermediate, and 7 to 10 is considered BV.
Alternative hypotheses include the introduction of a lytic bacteriophage infection, reducing the lactobacillus population.
It contains water, salt, urea, and uric acid.
Around 8 percent of pregnant women develop urinary tract infections UTIswhich can cause an ammonia smell.
Most women describe it as a musky or slightly sour smell, which are both normal.