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Can douching after sex prevent sexually transmitted infections?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not likely

It is possible, but not likely.
Once a bacteria or virus have been transmitted, physical douching will not likely dislodge them. Safe sex practices, especially condom use, are the best strategies to prevent stis.

In brief: Not likely

It is possible, but not likely.
Once a bacteria or virus have been transmitted, physical douching will not likely dislodge them. Safe sex practices, especially condom use, are the best strategies to prevent stis.
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