Why do balls smell like latex if not using a

Patient

Q: Why do balls smell like latex if not using a condom? Do glands release similar smell?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com

I understand your concern.
If you are getting a musty smell post intercourse, it is mostly due to the smell of the semen. You also need to rule out the possibility of a fungal infection, and maintain your local hygiene.

Fungal infections do cause such smell, can be confirmed on local examination by a physician.

Hope this was helpful,
Regards

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