In addition, inform them that douching
with harsh or perfumed soaps changes the pH of the vagina, which can lead to bacterial overgrowth, so douching
should be avoided.
Within 10 minutes of douching
, some bacteria in the vagina get killed, which upsets the ecological balance.
Fifty four percent of syringe users experienced pain during nasal douching
compared to thirty one percent RRB users.
( VD) for hygiene has cultural characteristics and is a widespread practice among Turkish women and worldwide.
among Latinas: practices and meaning.
We found that vaginal douching
after intercourse also increases the risk (almost 2 times higher risk) of vaginal infections.
Keywords: bacterial vaginosis, bv, pregnant, pregnant women, douching
The women were questioned about their personal douching
history, beliefs about douching
, and any discussions they had or planned to have with the girls regarding the practice.
All except one of the 57 women had discussed or planned to discuss douching
with the girl or girls they were parenting.
In the univariate analysis, significant risk factors for developing incident BV included sex with a new partner (risk ratio [RR] 1.2), anal sex (RR 1.4), and douching
is the best-studied risk factor for bacterial vaginosis.
A 23-year-old sexually active, single woman wants to know whether regular vaginal douching
is a good practice.
Such establishments-may provide bondage equipment, cubicles for anonymous sex, saunas, lounges, douching
facilities, and toilets.
A recent study shows a link between douching
and low birth weight babies.
is a personal hygiene practice, but its health benefits remain unproved, says study coauthor Kevin Fiscella, a physician at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine.