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can douching shorten your period

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Douching: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Douching does not: Stop your period but can remove blood in vaginal vault. Douching is not particularly healthy.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Local irritation: That can be caused by many things one of the more common is allergy to synthetic fabrics in underpants.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It should not stop: Your period.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Douching should not: Stop your period but it can throw off your vaginal ph.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Douching does not effect the amount of tissue ; blood being shed from your uterus. It is only used as a flush for the vagina.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avoid douching: Douching (while on your period or any other time) damages the normal ph of your vagina and puts you at increased risk for having yeast or bacterial in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Please see physician: You may have bacterial vaginosis, confirmation and treatment may help
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A female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Now: If you have had your period for 2 weeks and it is showing no signs of stopping, you should see your gyn. Do not douche. It actually predisposes you ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wouldn't anticipate : That. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, ... Read More

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