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What is a good soap for a women vagina?

What is a good soap for a women vagina?

No soap: Just rinse with clean water. Soaps can cause itching and reactions. If you must use something other than water, consider a medicated douche which you can buy at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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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.

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 more

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What kind of soap vagina?

What kind of soap vagina?

None: As a general rule, no soap should be used in the vagina. This can upset the pH (acidity) and may lead to irritation, yeast infections, and even BV (bacterial vaginitis). ...Read more

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What soaps should I use for my vagina?

What soaps should I use for my vagina?

Extremely gentles so: Extremely gentle soaps like cetaphil would be a good choice. ...Read more

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Can I use scented bar soap on my vagina?

Can I use scented bar soap on my vagina?

Yes: ..but there is a greater chance of irritation than with an unscented soap. ...Read more

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Can I use scented bar soap on my vagina?

Can I use scented bar soap on my vagina?

Exterior only: You do not need any soaps in the vagina. You can clean the external genitalia with soap - gentle is better. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use soap on the vagina area?

Is it bad to use soap on the vagina area?

Great question: You actually don't need to place any soap in the vagina to clean it. Clean external genitalia with soap. It is best not to put soap in your vagina. Take care. ...Read more

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I washed my vagina with soap bit burned soooo bad?

I washed my vagina with soap bit burned soooo bad?

You don't need to: Put soap or any other chemicals into the vagina to wash it. ...Read more

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Can using the wrong soap cause your vagina to swell?

Can using the wrong soap cause your vagina to swell?

First off: The vagina itself should not be washed out. Second, the vulvar tissues are delicate ; many soaps can be drying or cause inflammation/ irritation. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum soap to use to clean the vagina?

Which is the optimum soap to use to clean the vagina?

Squeaky Clean: Don't go overboard on cleaning your vagina. Don't use regular soap inside the vagina. Http://www. Nhs. Uk/Livewell/vagina-health/Pages/keep-vagina-clean. Aspx ...Read more

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Is dove a gentle enough soap to wash your vagina with? If not what should I use

Is dove a gentle enough soap to wash your vagina with? If not what should I use

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 more

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I washed my vagina with soap and it burnt and now my vagina hurt it sometimes itch I got in the tub and it stop for a few and then begin again and

Improper pH balance: The vagina naturally secretes mucus as a protective barrier, and normal, healthy bacteria live in it. Soap is alkaline, the vagina is normally acidic. Washing with soap may destroy the good bacteria and lead to yeast infection. ...Read more

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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?

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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Is it ok to use sulfur soap in the vagina?

Is it ok to use sulfur soap in the vagina?

No: Sulfur soap is used for acne. It sloughs old skin and has a drying effect. The vaginal tissues are far too delicate that. You do not need to scrub out the vagina. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil antibacterial soap okay for your vagina?

No: You should not be using soap in or on your vagina. Soap is for skin, not mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wash your vagina out with soap?

Is it safe to wash your vagina out with soap?

No!: There is not reason, and this can cause problems. The vagina depends on a normal acidity, and washing it out can disturb this, causing an abnormal change in yeast and bacteria content. In general, the vagina does much better without douching or washing. ...Read more

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What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.

What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.

Any without. .: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be inserting soap inside the vagina. There is no need to and it can cause significant irritation. The vagina cleans itself and any "cleaner/douche" shouldn't be used internally as it can cause problems. ...Read more

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Recently I was told by a friend that it's bad to wash my vagina with soap, that I should just wash it with water. Is that true?

Recently I was told by a friend that it's bad to wash my vagina with soap, that I should just wash it with water. Is that true?

Shower soap is fine: A woman 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. The actual vagina is inside the body and does not need washing. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have a light odor smell of my vagina that comes and goes is there anything I can use such as soaps or powders or anything.

Odor: There should be a normal odor- if bad, you may have an infection and you should see your doctor. Don't use any products without evaluation. ...Read more

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Once a nerve is damaged that leads to the vagina and cause burning how long does it last! It's been two years! I will change soap! Thanks a bunch!?

Once a nerve is damaged that leads to the vagina and cause burning how long does it last! It's been two years! I will change soap! Thanks a bunch!?

Pudendal neuralgia: Often when a nerve is damaged, meds (neurontin, lyrica) can be tried to see if they help the symptoms. If meds do not relieve the symptoms, a pudendal nerve block can be tried. If this doesn't work, you should be worked up for interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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What kind of soap I need to use for the dryness an acne on my vagina?

What kind of soap I need to use for the dryness an acne on my vagina?

Clean acne on vagina: Best to use a non oily cleaner e.g. Cetaphil to keep from plugging up the hair follicles. ...Read more

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What is the best soap to make your vagina smell better?

Cleanness: Good healthy hygiene of the area. Keep dry. Make sure you don't have infections. Any soap that agrees with you should be fine. ...Read more