BeingGirl Points - Major Bragging Rights

Close
Show everyone what a superstar you are by racking up BeingGirl points. The more active you are on the site—taking quizzes and polls, playing games, commenting on articles, and submitting questions to Ask the Experts—the more points you’ll earn.
Previous

Douching—What It Is

Next
  • ViewsIcon 6309
  • CommentIcon. 1
RatingStarIcon

Dear BeingGirl Experts,

What is douching? I saw it on the website, and I am not sure!

 

Rachel

---

Dear Rachel,

Douching is the rinsing of the vagina by squirting water or other solutions containing vinegar, baking soda, or commercial douching solutions into it. Routine douching changes the delicate chemical balance in the vaginait can make a woman more susceptible to bacterial infections or introduce new bacteria into the vagina and cervix. Douching can spread existing vaginal infections to the fallopian tubes as well. We do not recommend you douche unless your doctor/health care provider prescribes this.

 

Hope this is helpful,

Your BeingGirl Experts

Close
 
 
Rate this:
1
comments so far
reid4infinity!
reid4infinity!
Posted January 18, 2012
wow, douching is dangerous!
bbblink

BeingGirl.com

Close

In order to get the best possible experience using this website, we
recommend that you use Internet Explorer 7 or above. You may
download it here.