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tap water washes away semen

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No washing the vagina with tap water will not make it tighter. The only proven way to help strengthen the muscles of the vagina is regular kegel exer ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You could put some artificial tears in them, but don't use tap water.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: You haven't, but you don't want to use 'hot' water on your eyes, 'warm' or even 'luke warm' is better,
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William m Simpson
49 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you have had a chemical peel by a dermatologist or esthetician, follow their directions, but there is generally no need to use sterile/distilled wa ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Depends...: ...On the type of peel. If it was a superficial (lactic or acetic or salicylic acid) peel, such as those you do yourself, yes - absolutely. Wash gentl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pasteurization: all bacteria are killed if you steam them for 10 minutes. Don;t use an antibacterial soap. That causes rash in many people and is completely unnecess ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ketan Desai
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: If you are using Netipot, don't use tap water - it can lead to protozoal infection. Either boil the water or use sterile saline.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Gas perm contacts: Need more cleaning than just tap water. There are several brands of lens cleaners available on the market. Every evening after you remove them, you ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: A good washing with water will do just fine in rinsing away sperm. Soap is optional, but using soap is ok too.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: Many things are possible in life. The chances of catching brain-eating amoeba from tap water in the US is so unlikely that the answer is "no." If the ... Read More
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