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Is lactic acid based intimate hygiene wash (vagina wash) for women, good for men foreskin wash, to avoid penis foreskin itchiness ?
Sometimes: It takes very little time for sperm to start moving up the vagina and each drop contains about 20 million sperm per drop. wiping off or removing some of the semen does remove some or most of the sperm, but very unlikely to remove all of it. Time for condoms and birth control. ...Read more
That is a better: choice then the other soaps you brought up earlier. ...Read more
Masturbated after touching my coldsore 10days ago for 1min. Immediately scrubbed genitals with soap. Today, painful welts on vulva. Genital herpes?
Very suspicious: It is indeed very suspicious for a herpetic infection. It is best to go in to doctor and get it checked out as there are anti-viral medications that can be used. However, earlier treatment is better, so don't wait a long time to be seen. ...Read more
Soap in vagina: Yes, many soaps contain chemicals and perfumes that can cause a mild chemical burn of the soft tender vaginal tissues. Rinse the area with a lot of plain warm water and apply aloe gel to sooth the tissue. Seek care if not better in 1-2 days or sooner if symptoms get worse. ...Read more
White/yellowish w/ mild cheesy odor discharge bad itching & irritation on vulva.I been using perfumed soaps, sprays, vaginal cleansers.What could it be?
Yeast: This sounds classic for yeast infection. Soaps, sprays and cleansers won't help, you may need an antifungal such as one that's available over the counter at your local grocery or drugstore. It's also possible that you have bacterial vaginosis, which is overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. See a doctor or start with antifungal and see if that helps. Stop all sprays, creams = could make worse. ...Read more
What can cause external burning on vagina and around anus. No yeast/BV/STDs. Use hypoallergenic soap and detergent?
Yes: Safe to use on the entire area. ...Read more