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is it okay to take a bath on your period

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
YES: There is no problem taking a bath during your period but I would suggest a shower might be better.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A bath is fine: Yes. Taking a bath or shower is fine, on any day of the year. There is nothing in one's routine, daily life that needs to be stopped or skipped just b ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can take a bath.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no reason not to take a bath ot shower during a period.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Thereis no reason not to take a bath or shower during your period.
A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washing away blood: Your period is not 'stopping'. You are washing away the blood.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Where did: You hear about this? There are no hormonal changes doe to a bath. Your body will maintain hemostasis if it can, unless you have a severe bleeding diso ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can help. : Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A simple bath should not be a problem. Some concern with "whirlpool" types to push bacteria inside and increase risk of infection.

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