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Are Femine Douches Good Or Bad For You
Generally bad: The vagina is an amazing organ- it keeps itself clean without the help of any soaps or douches. There are "good" bacteria in the vagina that help keep out the "bad" bacteria, and douching too much can lead to a change in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This can predispose to infections such as bacterial vaginosis. You can clean with water and gentle soap around the outside of the vagina. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does the bad odor from vagina mean? EVERYthing is normal no fever, pain, color&no itching? What medicine should be taken? Is vaginal douche good?
You may have bacteri: al vaginosis. Try clindamycin-you need a prescription ...Read more
Yes: Chemical proctitis from toxins not meant to be introduced there; anal fissures from traumatic insertion leading to infections; herpes and other severe infections from unclean equipment--just a few of the things i can think of. Use an enema made for this purpose if you need to irrigate the rectum for whatever reason.. ...Read more
I used douche for the first time and it burned really badly, is something going on with my vagina or is it because douche is bad?
Douching is bad.: The vagina has many organisms that colonize or live there. The balance of the types of organisms is very important for the health of the vagina. In general, douching is not recommended, because this delicate balance is destroyed. Therefore, we don't recommend douching. ...Read more
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