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Are femine douches good or bad for you?

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 more

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Does summer eve douche go bad?

Does summer eve douche go bad?

Check box BUT...: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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Is douching bad for you?

Yes: Generally, douching is not necessary an can be harmful as it disrupts the normal flora of the vagina. ...Read more

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Is douching bad? Is there any safer way to cleanse?

Is douching bad? Is there any safer way to cleanse?

It is bad: We are being told since years douching would remove the good bacteria from the mucosa and add to the risk of getting yeast infection. ...Read more

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Are there any bad consequences of douching your anus?

Are there any bad consequences of douching your anus?

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

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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?

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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Is a vinegar douche good for vagina tightening?

Is a vinegar douche good for vagina tightening?

No: The vagina is built to take care of itself less is better. ...Read more