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Is cleaning your vagina with washcloth an water after sex a good way to prevent bacterial infections after skin to skin contact from sex?

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Dr. William Harris answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Not really...: Immediately after sex, urinate and wipe from front to back. The only real infection you need to worry about after sex is a bladder infection. As for other skin bacterial infections, i guess you could take a shower using warm water and soap as usual.

Answered 5/16/2016

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Squeaky Clean: Don't go overboard on cleaning your vagina. Don't use regular soap inside the vagina. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/vagina-health/Pages/keep-vagina-clean.aspx

Answered 11/5/2016

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