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Hello, is it allowed to use Tantum Rosa (vaginal douche) during the menstruation?

Hello, is it allowed to use Tantum Rosa (vaginal douche) during the menstruation?

Best to use none: during menses. In fact, it's probably not necessary to use at all. Usually there's no need for douching. If you feel you need to do this on a continuous basis, you should talk to your PCP, or GYN doctor. Often, the pH isn't that good, and if you are trying to eliminate smells, there may be something else cooking. Consult your doctor first. ...Read more

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How effective are vaginal douches?

How effective are vaginal douches?

Not recommended: Can cause infections, can cause bact to be pushed up the cervical os into the uterus. ...Read more

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What's the purpose of a vaginal douche?

What's the purpose of a vaginal douche?

Misguided hygiene: The concept is that it cleans the vagina. Unfortunately it disrupts the natural vaginal balance, does nothing to treat infections, and may actually cause irritation. The best that can be said is that sometimes it causes no harm. ...Read more

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What can you expect from a vaginal douche?

What can you expect from a vaginal douche?

More infections: If you need to have temporary relief of vaginal infections, this is something you can do. Regular douching is not recommended due to increasing your risk of frequent vaginal infections. Your vagina is self cleaning and needs acidophillus bacteria to be healthy. You can find this probiotic at gnc and it can be used vaginally. ...Read more

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Are there any risks of using ''vaginal douche'' ?

Are there any risks of using ''vaginal douche'' ?

Yes: It can cause infections or sometimes bacteria can get pushed up into the urterus to cause a uterine or tubal infection, so you should douche as little as possible, if you are trying to get rid of an odor you need to see your gyn for an exam and cultures and get the proper diagnosis so you can get the right txment. ...Read more

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What is vaginal douching?

What is vaginal douching?

Not recommended: Vaginal douching is squirting water or water with a little vinegar up into the vagina to rinse the vagina out. It was thought that the vagina needed cleaning. This is actually not necessary. The normal vaginal discharge is the vagina's self cleaning mechanism. Douching increases the chance of bacterial infections in the vagina. ...Read more