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Doctor insights on: Should I Douche With Iodine Or Vinegar I Want Something Natural

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What is the best way to clean my vagina? Vinegar? Iodine?

What is the best way to clean my vagina? Vinegar? Iodine?

You don't: Normally you don't need to clean it. The reason is that it is normally populated by acid producing bacteria . They are producing the acid and thus creating environment where pathogenic bacteria do not thrive .When you dush you wash off the good bacteria and the environment they maintain. You can eat yogurt , kefir or take acidophylus culture to support that good bacteria and vaginal health. ...Read more

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I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. I have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long should this last?

I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. I have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long should this last?

Normal: It was vineger and iodine to make the lesions show up better, then after the put an orange-colored rusty substance to help stop bleeding. You can gently rinse it out in the shower with a finger and water and then you won't have a week or more of random orange-staining goo coming out. Good look, and ALWAYS were condoms so you won't have to go through this again. ...Read more

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Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy discharge: We often will use silver nitrate or something call Monsell's solution, which is a brownish paste, to stop the bleeding from the biopsy. You may see this discharge for up to about a week. ...Read more

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Is it okay to douche with water and vinegar?

Is it okay to douche with water and vinegar?

See answer: Vinegar douche has been used to treat Candida yeast infections, by restoring the normal acidic vaginal pH. However, douching has many undesirable consequences and unlikely to cure yeast vaginitis. Women who douche have more bacterial vaginal infections, a higher incidence of PID, more difficulty getting pregnant. SEE > http://wb.md/1RIByhY and http://wb.md/1jTeuzk ...Read more

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Is it better to bath in vinegar then douche?

Is it better to bath in vinegar then douche?

None: Douch is never a good idea some of that water can be retained in vagina causing infection and problems if you have a problem see a doctor donot douch bathing in vinegar has never been done. ...Read more

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How often should a woman douche? How important is it? Does it matter if it is scented or should I purchase the vinegar douche only?

How often should a woman douche? How important is it? Does it matter if it is scented or should I purchase the vinegar douche only?

Personal pref.: Overall, douching is not necessary as it can get rid of natural bacteria and components that are often "healthy" in a normal vagina. If you feel the need to douche due to odor or feeling uncomfortable with your vaginal area, than no more than 3-4 times a year should be done, because as stated, you do not want to disrupt the normal vaginal flora that helps keep your "balance."scented or reg up 2u. ...Read more

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Can i vinegar douche with a uti?

Can i vinegar douche with a uti?

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

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Is a vinegar douche good for vagina tightening?

No: The vagina is built to take care of itself less is better. ...Read more