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Doctor insights on: Betadine Douche Uses

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Can I use betadine douche everyday for odor?

Can I use betadine douche everyday for odor?

No: Daily betadine douching can disrupt the normal vaginal environment. It is not for regular use. If you have a problem that is troublesome you should be seen and assessed. ...Read more

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Can you use betadine douche while breast feeding?

I would avoid: Douching in general. It kills bacteria that are there normally and would prevent odorous discharge. If you absolutely must, i would use watered down vinegar instead. ...Read more

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How to use betadine solution as a s douche?

How to use betadine solution as a s douche?

Mostly, none is best: For some time, most regular douching is not recommended. Here's a link: http://womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/douching.Cfm ask your doctor if unsure. Best! ...Read more

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Is it advisable to use the betadine douche?

Is it advisable to use the betadine douche?

No: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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What does betadine douche do?

What does betadine douche do?

Douching: If can throw off vaginal pH & ^ risk for infection. The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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How long does betadine douche stain?

How long does betadine douche stain?

Variable: Not a good idea to douche very much, that can change the normal vaginal flora and cause problems or infections, and possibly a uterine infection. You may have staining for a few days. ...Read more

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Is betadine douche and normal liqued betadine the same?

No: Batadine douche is less concentrated than liquid . Not interchageable. ...Read more

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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:(

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

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Will betadine douche cause delay or no menstruation for the month? I have missed period for the month and not pregnant...

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

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Thoughts? Could povidone iodine douches get rid of yeast?

Thoughts? Could povidone iodine douches get rid of yeast?

Don't think so.: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Douching can be one possible cause of overgrowth. ...Read more

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Can i use betadine in jock itch?

Can i use betadine in jock itch?

No: No - not a good idea..: it's a fungal infection. Get your self a anti-fungal powder or cream. Betadine will not help solve the problem. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use betadine on my wound?

Is it ok to use betadine on my wound?

Usually yes: Diluted betadine solution is usually safe on a wound. It is commonly used as a disinfectant in surgery. ...Read more

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Can I use betadine in treating baby's wound?

Can I use betadine in treating baby's wound?

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

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What is good to use on a rash from betadine?

What is good to use on a rash from betadine?

Don't.: Betadine just like alcohol is used for "cleaning" the skin, prevent it from infection. If put on "rash", it might cause irritation/itching and make the "rash" worse. ...Read more