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Douche Water Vinegar
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
No: This will have no effect on fibroids, but typically is not a good idea. ...Read more
Doctor told me not to take Flagyl because its not safe for my 12 week pregnancy instead he said to douche using vinegar-water. Thought it was bad?
It is Cat B: But some does cross the placenta, I do not recommend douching, vaginal Metrogel is safer even though that does not work well if you have trichomonas, if you have BV I would recommend Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) vaginal it is cat b and would wait till you are out of 1st trimester which is 13 1/3 weeks I never rec douching when you are preg but u need to discuss with the doc who is taking care of your pregnancy. ...Read more
Recommendations vary: The advice will vary on using 2 tablespoons in either 1 or2 quarts of water. Prolonged use may cause irritation and the practice is somewhat controversial. ...Read more
I was douching with water and vingear. I felt a sharp pain in my pelvic area and then it started to burn real bad. Please help!
Although it is: Unlikely that you have harmed yourself it is not impossible that you may have abraded or even perforated your vagina. If the discomfort persists it would be advisable to seek the evaluation of a health care provider. ...Read more
WATER: Water.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pediodontic & pedia-: Tric evaluations! Dilute apple cider vinegar with lots of water, limit the total amount of acv to a maximum of 2 oz./day & use a straw. Brush teeth after each ingestion. Acetic & citric acids in acv erode tooth enamel & damage the lining of the mouth, esophagus & stomach over time. Chronic excessive use can decrease potassium, demineralize bones & diminish blood clotting. Habit disorder or pica? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often should a woman douche? How important is it? Does it matter if it is scented or should I purchase the vinegar douche only?
Personal pref.: Overall, douching is not necessary as it can get rid of natural bacteria and components that are often "healthy" in a normal vagina. If you feel the need to douche due to odor or feeling uncomfortable with your vaginal area, than no more than 3-4 times a year should be done, because as stated, you do not want to disrupt the normal vaginal flora that helps keep your "balance."scented or reg up 2u. ...Read more
No: THC is stored in fat cells. Vinegar may mask THC, but it is not likely to reduce the amount. ...Read more
Why not: What happened when you tried it?Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably none: Another old wives/folk tale that it can help cure everything, prevent cancer, promote a longer or healthier life. About only thing proven is that an ounce of apple cider t night can very slightly reduce blood sugar levels by a few %, possible useful for some biabetics. Only documented scientific study to show it helps anything. Active ingredient is Acetic Acid which helps nothing else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why the need?: I can't say I could tell you what it would feel like. Myself and many other naturopaths and mds that specialize in detox feel enemas are often unnecessary. Learn how to potentiate the capacity of your liver to detoxify (mthfr and other gene mutations limit this - you may need high doses of activated folate). Lots of fiber will help toxins exit your body without aggressive enemas. ...Read more
Not recommended: Generally douching doesn't work very well to cure a bacterial vaginosis infection. And studies show that women who douche double their chance of getting bacterial vaginosis infections. Likely this is because douching can disturb the normal bacteria that live in the vagina. The presence of your normal bacteria helps prevent vaginal infections. ...Read more
I use a cleaning substance home made 3c water. 5c white vinegar and 10 teatree oil drops. How long after I clean is my 7mo old allowed back in room?
Probably OK: In the room is most likely fine. You could use water to get it off the floor if the baby is crawling around. Poison control would know for sure. ...Read more