A 47-year-old member asked:
how common is it for women to douche?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Alfredo Nieves answered
39 years experience Gynecology
Douch: Women should never douche on a routine basis. Or for that matter ever.
Answered on Sep 16, 2018
Dr. Wayne Ingram answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unnecessary : Unfortunately vaginal douching is unnecessary but far too common. The vagina is "self cleaning" just like most ovens and the douching chemicals can enhance serious vaginal infection risk when used frequently by destroying the vaginal beneficial bacteria.
Answered on Oct 27, 2018
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