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For Ladies: Facts about Douching You Need to Know

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, it is stated that “most doctors are against douching”.

A healthy part of the body being douched is known to contain good bacteria, a collection known as flora. It is said that the right balance and right composition of these bacterial strains help to maintain an acidic environment in that part of the body and prevent against infections and irritations

Douching is also known to help push infection further up in to the uterus, fallopian tubes or the ovaries and might become pelvic inflammatory disease an infection of the female reproductive organs. especially in the case of those having already existing infection

Douching is also known to make that part of the body susceptible to sexually transmitted Infections cos it alters the flora of that body parts by removing the useful bacteria

It is also reported that douching can cause general dryness and irritation on that body parts and may cause fertility and pregnancy related problems

And if you feel you want to get clean down there, it is reported that the cleaning be done itself and making use of warm water is advisable while bathing to clean the outside. Avoid using scented tampons, pads, powders and sprays on that part.

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US Department of Health and Human Services


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