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Doctor insights on: How Common Is It For Women To Douche

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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 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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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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Is douching safe for women?

Is douching safe for women?

Yes.: If not done too frequently and with harsh materials. Water alone can do the trick for most women. ...Read more

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How common is douching in us?

How common is douching in us?

Common: It's common but not good for most women, because it increases risk of vaginal infection. You kill off the good bacterial that lives in the vagina. I don't recommend it. ...Read more

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What is douching? I've heard it's something women do what is it and why do it?

What is douching? I've heard it's something women do what is it and why do it?

Cleansing of vagina!: Usually done with sexual activity or when discharge is present. Also done after menstuation, for "odor" issues. Frequently overdone. There are cultural reasons as well. It is usually not a requirement for vaginal health! ...Read more

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What is douching? I know it's something women do (maybe guys do it too) but what is it and why do they do it?

What is douching? I know it's something women do (maybe guys do it too) but what is it and why do they do it?

No, only women.: Both sexes can cleans external genitalia. But douching feres to cleaning the vaginal canal with water and/or a cleansing agents. ...Read more