douche

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a small syringe with detachable nozzles

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irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents

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direct a spray of water into a bodily cavity, for cleaning

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Data collected from 4,665 American women showed that almost 10 percent of those who douched regularly delivered babies weighing 5.
Women who douched once a week or less were not significantly more likely to have a low-birth-weight baby than those who didn't douche at all.
But despite longstanding warnings over douching, nearly half the women surveyed in one 2008-2010 study had douched in the past month.
He came and curetted me and douched me without anaesthetic.
Among women who chose neither method (controls), 15% had been pregnant in the past 12 months and 35% had ever given birth; 14% had had sex with a partner of positive or unknown STD status, 46% had douched within the last year and 46% reported a coital frequency of five or more times per month.