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Do you douche why and why not and how often?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:51 AM on Nov. 22, 2008 in Health

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  • No... it's not healthy. The body needs a certain amount of bacterea in order to opperate properly, douching washes this good bacteria away and will leave you more prone to yeast infections.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:52 AM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • I don't douche because of what Sabrina said :D I have a few times in the past...but now that I know that it's not good for you at all, it freaks me out a little. A washcloth keeps it clean just fine, thanks (lol!).
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 10:57 AM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • No, because it screws up the natural order of things. It causes imbalances in natural bacteria which can lead to infection or worse. Plus, there's no need for it.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 11:07 AM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • I don't for the same reasons SabrinaMBowen said.
    LaurenKaye29

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 11:57 AM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • No; exactly what Sabrina said.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:26 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • nope same reasons as above
    ColleenF30

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 2:05 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • Nope. Like the others said, I was taught it isn't healthy.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 2:20 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • Wow, and my husband says I never have a clue... lol!!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:57 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

  • only with luke warm water..and it's not really "douching" i just make sure to clean myself out, especially after sex.
    chyna_doll

    Answer by chyna_doll at 6:00 PM on Nov. 22, 2008

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