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Low P H Soap
No.: pH will remain the same. Most of these soaps are designed to be pretty neutral with an excess of oil to lye ratio in the production. Castille soap has to sit for a long time to cure so there is very little unreacted lye. However lye is very basic and leaves the soap with a pH about 8. That's pretty normal for soaps. ...Read more
Probably not: Probably not. The use of soap in general and certainly douching is not generally recommended. In most cases it is not good to interrupt the bacterial flora present in the normal state in the vagina. Always seek balance and although ph is important in the vagina using a ph balanced soap is not likely to assist or help in anyway. ...Read more
Been using vagisial wash for pH balance for a long time and recently ran out and used soap now have pain bumps on my vaginal what could they be?
Ouch: You should never use soap on your vagina, as can cause allergic reaction and pain. The outer part of the vagina, the vulva, can be washed with a gentle soap, but the vagina (the most inside of the labia or lips), doesn't need to be washed. The painful bumps may be an allergic reaction to the soap. If doesn't go away soon and you are sexually active, make appt for exam to ensure not a std. ...Read more
Yes: Best type of soap is basic dove soap without any extra additives. Other considerations are perfumes u may be using, creams. ...Read more
What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.
Any without ..: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be inserting soap inside the vagina. There is no need to and it can cause significant irritation. The vagina cleans itself and any "cleaner/douche" shouldn't be used internally as it can cause problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been told that i may have acidic vagina pH so im wshing the vagina from inside with soap&watr before sex, would that kill the sperm if soap inside?
Extreme Questions: Not one of us here would presume that any patient would leave soap in their vagina. This drying, uncomfortable situation is not normal or expected. There is no way to give you any answer than what you have already received here on health tap. Washing your vagina does not in any way interfere with fertility. ...Read more