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Could douching after sex prevent sexually transmitted infections (stis)?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Douching has not been shown to be effective for preventing std's.

In brief: Probably not

Douching has not been shown to be effective for preventing std's.
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It can actually cause the infection to be pushed further into the uterus and tubes causing pelvic inflammatory disease.

In brief: No

It can actually cause the infection to be pushed further into the uterus and tubes causing pelvic inflammatory disease.
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Dr. Raj Syal
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