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Betadine Douche Uses
I'm breast feeding, my tyne thinks I have thrush and prescribed betadine douche. Can I use it while breast feeding and will it help the thrush?
Douching: is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
My doctor has told me to use betadine douche before my hysterectomy. Do I use it the day before, or the morning of my surgery?
Diagnosed with bacteria in vaginal area Did Betadine douche, 3days Dalacin ovule and still itching with distinctive odor. How to stop it? I'm fed up:(
BV? Yeast?: Vaginal "bacterial infection" with strong odor usually is bacterial vaginosis (BV), overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. Vaginal treatments don't work as well as an antibiotic orally, usually metronidazole. However, itching usually is yeast, a different infection needing different treatment. Maybe you need treatment for both. Discuss with your doctor or get a second opinion. ...Read more
Will betadine douche cause delay or no menstruation for the month? I have missed period for the month and not pregnant...
Unlikely: A douche only rinses liquid into the vagina (doesn't get into the uterus), and should not affect the menstrual cycle. Normal healthy women can have a delayed or missed cycle once in a while, so a call to the primary care or ob-gyn doctor can help. The doctor may advise to just wait for the next cycle, or may ask one to go in for an evaluation, depending on one's medical history and other symptoms. ...Read more
I do all the time: This agent has a lot of dependible benefits.I do make an effort to remove all the residual betadine from the skin after the wound is cleaned or stitched.Leaving it on can be very drying and cause later skin sensitivity to the product. ...Read more