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Disposable Douche Medicated Medication
I used a summers eve medicated douche a week before my period was due, and as of now I'm 2 weeks late. Could the douche be the reason for that?
Is it possible to get malformed clot formation 2 days after wisdom tooth pulled? Caused increased pain. Needed irrigation and medicated packing
It is possible: Common post dental extraction complication. It could happened when the blood clot in the socket is lost prematurely or infected, and the bone (socket) become exposed. If not painful is a self limiting condition and will be resolved in 7-10 days. Use a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), keep the socket and your mouth clean. If concerned see your dentist for post-op examination. Take care. ...Read more
Training, habits: Douching is a form of cleaning out the vaginal tract. The tract is quite capable of cleaning itself out nicely when undisturbed but some have been taught that this is a form of standard self care. The companies that mad such agents are happy to promote the need for this on a regular basis which is good for their bottom line. If the cleaning is to remove discharge or odor, see your ob. ...Read more
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
Don't douche: Douching is unnecessary and potentially harmful. I recommend not douching at all. You can easily damage the vaginal tissue and push potentially harmful bacteria up into the uterus. Here's a good article on the topic: http://www. Psychologytoday. Com/blog/all-about-sex/201104/dont-douche-its-very-bad-womens-sexual-health. ...Read more
I am not aware of studies conducted with scientific rigor on this subject, but I can empathize with then content of the website below.
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Yes: The manufacturers of these apply an expiration date which you can usually find on the packages. Sometimes these are tricky codes and hard to interpret. If the package is unopened and is a dry powder, you do not have to worry about these dates. Liquids may be used if clear and unopened. ...Read more
Yeah: You're better off removing all sand before it erodes the vaginal walls... Think of it as sandpaper, ouch. Definitely rinse the sand out before using tampons or having intercourse. ...Read more
Yes: Douching increases the risk that the normal vaginal environment will be disturbed, leading to abnormal and symptomatic vaginal discharges and infections. The vagina is self cleaning, the vulva may be washed (the outer lips and genitals) with water and mild soap, and eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water are all that is needed. ...Read more
Enemas are not meant to be used as douche. The ingredients in the two preparations are quite different and the oil in the enema is likely to make matters that you are trying to douche out, worse.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
See answer: Vinegar douche has been used to treat Candida yeast infections, by restoring the normal acidic vaginal pH. However, douching has many undesirable consequences and unlikely to cure yeast vaginitis. Women who douche have more bacterial vaginal infections, a higher incidence of PID, more difficulty getting pregnant. SEE > http://wb. Md/1RIByhY and http://wb. Md/1jTeuzk ...Read more
Douching: Is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›