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What are douches?

What are douches?

Douches: Douches use a fluid to wash out the vagina. They are rarely a good idea since they can wash bacteria up into the uterus and can cause infections. The vagina is self-cleaning and bathing or showering is all you need to do in order to stay clean. ...Read more

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Why do some women douche?

Why do some women douche?

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

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Does summer eve douche go bad?

Does summer eve douche go bad?

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

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Can a douche change your cycle?

Can a douche change your cycle?

No BUT: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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How common is it for women to douche?

How common is it for women to douche?

Douch: Women should never douche on a routine basis. Or for that matter ever. ...Read more

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Why do woman douche?,How do I douche?

Why do woman douche?,How do I douche?

Douching: Women douche as they believe it will keep their vagina cleaner. The vagina cleans itself. The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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Are femine douches good or bad for you?

Are femine douches good or bad for you?

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

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