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cramping after douching

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not recommended: Using a douche is not recommended. It destroys the vagina's ability to clean itself. Avoid.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Consider 2nd opinion: Though I don't usually like to recommend going over your primary doctor- in this case if you've presented this same information to your OB/GYN and the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: Have the cultues done again and get a prescription for a differen medication. Eat yogourt and take pro biotic supplements.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
See doctor: Depending on when the pain started and when your period is due there are many causes of pelvic pain. The only way to figure this out is to see your do ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Douching, why?: Douching is unnecessary and unwise for vaginal health. The vagina is like a "self-cleaning oven" and douching only increases your risks for more serio ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Douching: is not adviced as it may change vaginal flora. Need a pelvic examination to check for bleeding or any abnormality
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you sure you: Want to do that. Douching can put you at risk for yeast infection.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Douching: Women douche as they believe it will keep their vagina cleaner. The vagina cleans itself. The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists re ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
19 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS: Consider irritable bowel syndrome. It is often overlooked in males and causes bowel hypersensitivity (bowel pain) and overactivity (bowel spasms).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Lack of blood supply: Cramps are the response of muscles to oxygen need greater than supply. It can happen with diversion of the blood to other portions of the body such a ... Read More

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