A member asked:

Shower head forced water into vagina won't this cause a disruption of bacteria can this harm tissue to force water in?

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Dr. Charles Whiting answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Possibly...: A gentle douche is ok occasionally but will cause problems if done frequently. High pressure water isn't a good idea because it can push bacteria into the uterus or abdomen and cause infection. Frequent vaginal rinsing can disrupt normal bacteria and cause other problems. Best wishes!

Answered 10/20/2020

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