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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Oppenheimer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
PND: You may have allergies causing the PND. The saline should be helping and won't reduce the effectiveness of the flonase. You should see an ENT doctor ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: The manufacturers of these apply an expiration date which you can usually find on the packages. Sometimes these are tricky codes and hard to interpre ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Just an opinion.....: I hope you can find a way to avoid it at any time. It is not necessary if you wash well and perhaps use a pleasant smelling body oil and it can be dam ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better to not: It's better to avoid douching if you can. Douching removes the lactobaccilli from your vagina, this is the good bacteria that keeps the vagina health ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Douching: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Douches: Douches use a fluid to wash out the vagina. They are rarely a good idea since they can wash bacteria up into the uterus and can cause infections. The ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Training, habits: Douching is a form of cleaning out the vaginal tract. The tract is quite capable of cleaning itself out nicely when undisturbed but some have been ta ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check box BUT...: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: But it can make you prone to vaginal infection.
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.

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