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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Is toothpaste safe as feminine wash?

Is toothpaste safe as feminine wash?

toothpaste use: Toothpaste is designed for cleaning teeth only and should not be used in other orifices.. ...Read more

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Can we use toothpaste as a feminine wash?

Toothpaste body wash: What is the fascination with trying to use toothpaste as a body wash. The only thing I have used toothpaste for other than brushing my teeth is patching the holes in the wall in my dorm room when i moved out. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use feminine wash?

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

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Are feminine wash same as douches?

Are feminine wash same as douches?

Not the same: Douching is to introduce a stream of water in the body for medical or hygienic reasons, it usually is used for vaginal irrigation but it may be used for rinsing any other body cavity. The feminine washes are marketed as a way of cleaning the inside og vaginal wall and can be harmful, as they contain oerfumes and other ingredients which can change the ph of the vaginal fluids and lead to complication. ...Read more

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Which is more safe-feminine wash or douche?

Which is more safe-feminine wash or douche?

Douch is no good: Douch can cause problems some water can be retained in vagina causing infection never take a douch. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a child to use over-the-counter feminine wash?

Is it ok for a child to use over-the-counter feminine wash?

Douche Products: The vaginal lining of the pre-pubertal child is much more fragile than after puberty. The lining cells are much thinner(squamous) and the pH is more alkaline resulting in lower resistance to bacteria. Like commercial bubblebath products, these washes are more likely to be very irritating in this age group. There is no physiologic need for such products. ...Read more

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Is there any advantage to using pH balanced feminine wash over any other type of soap?

Is there any advantage to using pH balanced feminine wash over any other type of soap?

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