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I put a vcf in about 3 hours ago. Now i want to shower and wash my vagina. However, i heard washing makes the vcf useless. So can I wash or not?

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Dr. Lillian Schapiro
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In brief: Possible allergy

You may be allergic to something in the vcf.
Try a different brand. Also, use it in combination with a condom. Yes, washing it out will make it useless. With vaginal contraceptive foam, you also need to use a condom. I recommend also being on oral contraceptives. At 18 you have your whole life ahead of you: if parenthood is not part of your immediate plan, you can not be too careful.

In brief: Possible allergy

You may be allergic to something in the vcf.
Try a different brand. Also, use it in combination with a condom. Yes, washing it out will make it useless. With vaginal contraceptive foam, you also need to use a condom. I recommend also being on oral contraceptives. At 18 you have your whole life ahead of you: if parenthood is not part of your immediate plan, you can not be too careful.
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