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how does one douche with hydrogen peroxide?

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Dr. John Walker
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Bottle high, tube on: Attach a soft rubber tube to a bottle, and raise the bottle high after placing the soft rubber pipe in the area you want to douche, the peroxide will descend via gravity to the area.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Should I douche with iodine or vinegar? I want something natural.

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Please repost: Define "natural." Also please explain what makes you think doucheing itself is "natural."
A 22-year-old member asked:

Ok my wife and I have been having lots of sex and want to know how often to douche?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Never: It's best not to douche. Douching can upset the balance of pH and normal bacteria that live in the vagina. Here is a link to some more information about douching: http://womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/douching.Cfm.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

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Dr. Marcus Romanello
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Mild disinfectant: May be used in small quantities as a wound disinfectant. Mild soap and water irrigation just as effective for most minor wounds. Key is copious irrigation with water, i.E "the solution to pollution is dilution".
A 32-year-old member asked:

What can happen if you swallow hydrogen peroxide mixed with water?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends on…: The ratio of water to peroxide. Otc peroxide is usually 3% solution. Swallowing that can irritate or blister throat, esophagus, stomach & cause abdominal pain, vomiting, & diarrhea.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What happens if I decide to douche after a colposcopy?

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Dr. Paul Singh
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Douching causes inf: Never douche under any circumstances.It causes more problems than it helps. It also causes bacterial vaginosis.

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