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Can You Use Baby Wipes To Clean Your Vagina
Yes: Baby wipes are generally safe for skin and genital contact for adults as well as children. Double check the ingredient list and don't use if you have allergies to the ingredients. Be aware that baby wipes will NOT prevent or cure infections - if you have pain, itching, or a rash on your penis, have it evaluated by a medical provider. ...Read more
Yes: it is normal. water is probably best since you dont expose the butt to chemicals or irritants. ...Read more
What if you put antiseptic like dettol in your bathing water and use the water to wash you vagina, will it be infectous?
I would be concerned: That dettol liquid antiseptic /disinfectant could cause irritation and change vaginal ph. ...Read more
Is RePhresh a good vaginal product to use to keep your Vagina clean and fresh if not what are good things to use to keep it fresh and clean?
Good product: Soap and water are the best options. Refresh is a good over the counter product to help stabilize the ph of the vagina. Prevaleaf Soothe is another over the counter option that I recommend to patients. ...Read more
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more
No!: The vulva can be washed with simple gentle soap and water. No harsh soaps. The vagina never ever needs to be cleaned. In fact cleaning it will harm it. As long as woman has good diet, exercise, and sleep then vagina takes care of itself. Sometimes medical conditions like diabetes can make risk for yeast infection in vagina higher. Stds can cause infections in vagina --- and these must be treated. ...Read more
Wet q-tip or cloth: The material that adheres to the outer folds can be teased off with a wet q-tip or cloth. Leave the inside alone & flood the area with water to rinse away an debris.Avoid soaps that will irritate the sensitive tissues. ...Read more
What may be causing my persistent anal itch? I have tried using baby wipes to be sure i'm clean after using the bathroom, cornstarch baby powder to keep area dry, sleeping without underwear to allow the area to breathe. I also used eucerin cream which mad
THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel or baby wipes with lanolin! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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No: In general ladies should not put any direct detergents or soap to their genitals. Lather up your hands and wash externally. The vagina should not be washed. This may sound dirty, but the truth is that if you wash the inside of your vagina, you may develop a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. We have healthy flora in the vagina and therefore, should not disturb it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You know how we wash our hands with soap to remove bacteria should you wash your insides of your nose with soap as well to clean out bacteria?
Nose: You don't need to clean the inside of the nose with soap and water. Mucus helps to flush out debris. ...Read more
Would not: Wipes are not intended to be used this way. You are not cleaning them and you can get bacterial overgrowth on the cups and dishes, not to mention the chemicals you are potentially ingesting. Use plain soap and water. Can not beat it. ...Read more
After sex, should the girl wipe her vagina using a washcloth and water from front to back? Or are using wipes to wipe ok as well.
Wiping is fine: Wiping is fine with washcloth and water or body wipes. Wipe from front to back. ...Read more
Do you know any directions to make a homemade face mask that help to clean the skin with house hold items?
Not a good idea: Baby oil is not to be ingested. It can be aspirated into the lungs and cause serious harm. ...Read more
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