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How do I convince my kid sister to get treated or douche her vagina?

How do I convince my kid sister to get treated or douche her vagina?

? symptoms?: Why do you want her to get treated? I am going to make an assumption that she has an odor and/or discharge. Douching is not recommended. It can cause spread of infection and can cause imbalance in normal vaginal bacteria. If she has a problem you are worried about, then she needs to get checked or future ability to have children can be at risk. ...Read more

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What are the positive and negative effects of douching how long after doch before the vagina returns to its normal ph, if pH is off will u get infecti?

What are the positive and negative effects of douching how long after doch before the vagina returns to its normal ph, if pH is off will u get infecti?

Don't douche. : When you flush the vaginal vault with water, commercial products etc, you upset the normal balance of bacteria. This can set you up for a yeast infection or bacterial overgrowth like BV (bacterial vaginosis). If there are positive effects of douching, I have yet to hear them. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bad oder of the vagina without douching?

How do you get rid of bad oder of the vagina without douching?

BV: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmit disease. The vaginal ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Ask to be tested for bv. Other infections are possible so get tested. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a yeast infection without having to stick anything up my vagina or douche?

How do I get rid of a yeast infection without having to stick anything up my vagina or douche?

See your doctor: If you have a discharge you need to see your doctor. There is a prescription oral medicine for yeast, but you can't assume that this discharge is yeast until you've seen the doctor and been diagnosed. Also, although there are effective otc yeast creams and suppositories, douching can cause problems, and so is not recommended for treatment of any vaginal conditions. ...Read more

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Can I douche to clean inside my vagina?

Can I douche to clean inside my vagina?

Douching itself: Douching is not necessary to "clean" the vagina as it is like a "self cleaning oven". The more you disrupt the normal vaginal fluids that keep the ph(aciditiy/alkalinity) balance constant the more you set yourself up for serious vaginal infections or worse. So, please stop the practice. ...Read more

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Should I douche to clean the inside of my vagina?

Should I douche to clean the inside of my vagina?

Not recommended: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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