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Does Caress Soap Good For Your Vagina
I know you do not put soap inside vagina. But what is best soap/body wash for outside area? Castile soap? Just water isn't good enough for me
No need to change...: There is no need to change soaps when showering. A woman or girl can just use the same mild shower soap that she washes everywhere else with, and just gently rub the places between the big labia and her thighs, and between the big labia and her small inner labia, and around the clitoris. That should gently remove excess oils (sebum) and stuff. Of course, "over-cleaning" can lead to rashes. ...Read more
Can caress bar soap (brown soap with beads on the soap) cause you to be itchy and uncomfortable if you use the soap on and inside your vagina?
Yes: All soaps that are scented and colored contain added chemicals to make them look/smell that way. These additives can cause irritation to skin. The vagina is a very thin sensitive area of skin and is more susceptible to irritation. ...Read more
What kind of soap is good to help with a vaginal infection? Or is soap bad? Plz recommend me something to keep vagina clean and odorless.
Be careful: With soaps as they can change the pH of the vagina and natural flora (as in the normal microorganism that are found in that area - yes we all have micro-organism, almost everywhere). If you must, consider soaps along the lines of Dove, Ivory, Cetaphil. Also avoid soaps with fragrances and parfumes and color additives if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You don't need to: Put soap or any other chemicals into the vagina to wash it. ...Read more
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 more
I notice that anytime I use any scented soap for long I start getting terrible hitches in my vagina and It becomes dry. What can I do to stop the hitc?
Vaginal itching: Stop using the soap that's causing the problems. If you are currently having itching, you can try applying some over the counter hydrocortisone to the outside. Additionally you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg to stop the allergic reaction. Also taking a warm bath without any additives in the water may help. ...Read more
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