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Is it okay to douche with water and vinegar?

Is it okay to douche with water and 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

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Does douching with vinegar and water cause fibroids to grow bigger?

Does douching with vinegar and water cause fibroids to grow bigger?

No: This will have no effect on fibroids, but typically is not a good idea. ...Read more

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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?

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

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When douching what is the correct ratio of vinegar to water?

When douching what is the correct ratio of vinegar to water?

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

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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!

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

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My daughter drinks vinegar like it's water. Is that dangerous?

My daughter drinks vinegar like it's water. Is that dangerous?

Vinegar: Drinking vinegar is not recommended because it can make the body too acidic, cause caustic burns ot the esophagus and stomach, and can erode tooth enamel ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child drinks vinegar like it's water?

What do you suggest if my child drinks vinegar like it's water?

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 more

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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?

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

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Can I vinegar douche with a uti?

Can I vinegar douche with a uti?

Douching: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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Is it better to bath in vinegar then douche?

Is it better to bath in vinegar then douche?

None: Douch is never a good idea
some of that water can be retained in vagina causing infection and problems
if you have a problem see a doctor donot douch
bathing in vinegar has never been done. ...Read more

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Can drinking vinegar and water get THC out of your system?

Can drinking vinegar and water get THC out of your system?

No: THC is stored in fat cells. Vinegar may mask THC, but it is not likely to reduce the amount. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with drinking vinegar in water?

What health benefits are associated with drinking vinegar in water?

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 more

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What would a two quart 50/50 vinegar and water enema actually feel like?

What would a two quart 50/50 vinegar and water enema actually feel like?

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

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Can you let me know how many time should I use white vinegar douche to treat bv?

Can you let me know how many time should I use white vinegar douche to treat bv?

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

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What is the reason that cleaning nebs with vinegar/water is no longer recommended? (pls correct me if wrong) references/links? What is best (not boil)

What is the reason that cleaning nebs with vinegar/water is no longer recommended? (pls correct me if wrong) references/links? What is best (not boil)

Not strong enough.: Vinegar is not strong enough to kill the bacteria that are now found in many nebulizers. Recommended methods include boiling or microwaving for 5 minutes, soaking in a solution of 1 part bleach and 50 parts water for 3 minutes, soaking in rubbing alcohol for 5 minutes, and soaking in 3% hydrogen peroxide for 30 minutes. Always follow the nebulizer maker's recommendations, however. ...Read more

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Is it safe to soak your feet in vinegar water?

Is it safe to soak your feet in vinegar water?

Vinegar water use: I understand your concern.
As per American Athletic Institute, soaking feet in Vinegar water can help athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, dry, cracked heels, foot odor due to the fact of its acidic properties.
It recommends -Add two cups of white vinegar in about two gallons of hot drinking water and immerse your feet in this solution for about 45 minutes. ...Read more

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Is a vinegar douche good for vagina tightening?

Is a vinegar douche good for vagina tightening?

No: The vagina is built to take care of itself less is better. ...Read more

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Does vinegar, cider and water reduce cholesterol?

Does vinegar, cider and water reduce cholesterol?

Not A Rat's Chance: Quote: "There have been many lofty claims about the miraculous healing powers of apple cider vinegar, and many people do seem to be experiencing some health benefits. However, much of what you read about this product on the Internet is overstated, or simply unfounded." And if you are a rat, it may affect your cholesterol (a rat study), but really now, I think it's a marvelously stinky placebo. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to soak feet in listerine, vinegar and water?

Could it be okay to soak feet in listerine, vinegar and water?

Great idea: However, make sure the water is worm. In traditional chinese medicine (tcm), the feet are the starting and ending points of 6 meridians. The benefits are stronger kidneys and a better night’s sleep. By soaking your feet in the morning keeps you full of energy.
Good luck. ...Read more

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When your water breaks does it have a slight oder? Which sort of smells like salt and vinegar chips

When your water breaks does it have a slight oder? Which sort of smells like salt and vinegar chips

Ruptured membranes: Indeed. Comically, I tell my girls to put a small jar of pickles in their bag. If their water breaks in a public place, say the grocery store or post office, throw and smash the jar of pickles and as they send people to clean up, quietly leave the store unnoticed in all the fuss. ...Read more

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I would ask about how can I care of vagina? I heared about water with vinegar doush? Is this wrong?

I would ask about how can I care of vagina? I heared about water with vinegar doush? Is this wrong?

Vaginal health: Generally speaking, the vagina takes care of itself and douching is not recommended. In some cases, vinegar and water can help restore normal balance when there is a problem. ...Read more

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Can I use 1 spoon of rice vinegar (ingredients: water, ethanol, rice)/day in my diet when I am on accutane?

Can I use 1 spoon of rice vinegar (ingredients: water, ethanol, rice)/day in my diet when I am on accutane?

What's really in it?: It's almost certain you signed an agreement, when you started on accutane, not to drink alcohol. Keeping a promise is a matter of principle. If the "rice vinegar" is a concoction that someone makes from real ethanol as a folk medicine, you're breaking a promise. However, most "rice vinegar" has the ethanol oxidized to acetic acid. That's harmless flavor, though there's probably no health benefit. ...Read more

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