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Should Women Wash Their Vaguna With Soap
Not the inside: You should wash the vulva (the outside) with a gentle soap and warm water. But you should not wash inside or douche. The vagina has normal, healthy bacteria in it that keep the vagina clean and working normally. Washing with soap or douching with anything can change that for the worse. Then you are left with more discharge and problems than you started with. ...Read more
I know you do not put soap inside vagina. But what is best soap/body wash for outside area? Castile soap? Just water isn't good enough for me
No need to change...: There is no need to change soaps when showering. A woman or girl can just use the same mild shower soap that she washes everywhere else with, and just gently rub the places between the big labia and her thighs, and between the big labia and her small inner labia, and around the clitoris. That should gently remove excess oils (sebum) and stuff. Of course, "over-cleaning" can lead to rashes. ...Read more
Can i wash my vagina by soap if my vagina have a smell bed or which lotion can I use for wash vagina ?
Get tested: There are several causes of bad smelling vaginal discharge and testing is needed to determine the cause and treatment. The most likely is bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. It causes a watery discharge with a fishy odor. It is not sexually transmitted and your partner does not require treatment. It is treated with antibiotics. Using soap is fine. ...Read more
Hello. last week i used soap to wash my vagina, which caused it to burn and this past week it has been on and itchy. I used cream and now it's swollen?
Swelling: Itching and swelling of the vagina can be seen with a yeast infection or, in your case could be a reaction to the cream you applied. If you're having associated vaginal discharge a vaginal infection is likely. If no discharge, discontinue any creams and apply warm water compresses. Avoid tight underwear or jeans. See your physician if symptoms don't improve or if there is a discharge. ...Read more
Im 21, having trouble getting wet during sex.I used to wash inside of vagina with soap post sex.Could it be a cause?My periods are scanty and decreased
25f, virgin, light yellow vaginal discharge. Vagina smells fishy especially when I wash with bar soap. What can this be? :(
Bacterial vaginosis: Mostly commonly, a fishy odor from the vagina is bacterial vaginosis. An overgrowth of a normal bacteria in the vagina. Sometimes it can be in response to environmental changes such as changes in diet, exercise, stress or products placed in the vagina. If you're concerned, see your physician and she may decide to treat you with some antibiotics. ...Read more
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