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Awful smell suggest the risk of bacterial infection.
Vaginal infection is a common condition.
This can be due to the change in vaginal pH or due to the excessive of growth of the bacteria.
The loop itself should not cause this problem.
Antibiotic Metronidazole can be used to effectively treat this problem.
The dose of metronidazole is 500 mg twice daily for 7 days orally.
You should not have sex during the antibiotic course.
Please see your doctor to discuss this option.