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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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Women who douche are twice as likely to develop ovarian cancer, a national US study in 2016 revealed.
Vaginal douche practices among black women at risk: Exploring douching prevalence, reasons for douching, and sexually transmitted disease infection.
With douches we come across a lot of cultural issues about how women should smell and how women should take care of their body when it's not necessarily related to their health," says Ryann Nickerson, communications director for the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR).
The timing of the release of the potato draft sequence is nice for the SolCAP project," Douches said.
good old fashioned douche, colon hydrotherapy fans report vast improvements in skin condition, hair lustre and cellulite.
Tissue processing, electrophoresis, staining, and nomenclature were performed as described in Douches and Quiros (1988).
Commercial douches now have labels warning of the potential dangers of PID, but adolescents apparently believe the threat doesn't apply to them, Dr.
Currently, television commercials openly call attention to yeast infections, pregnancy testing, douches, menstrual supplies, and genital scent that can be altered by special deodorant sprays.
Does the victim use any external or internal vaginal products (anti-itch medications, deodorants, douches, suppositories, etc.
What women usually got instead were commercially prepared douches and suppositories less effective than conventional methods of birth control.
Cliff gives us in Free Enterprise the unofficial story, drawing attention to the roles of women in national events and rendering the texture of everyday life: that women made diaphragms from eelskin and abortive douches from alum, pearlash, white oak bark, and red rose leaves; that the first leper colony was established in New Orleans, and how; that the breadfruit tree was imported from Tahiti to Jamaica to supply a cheap slave diet.
So avoid antiseptics in bath water, vaginal deodorants, chemical douches or sprays, as they can irritate.
Les actions d'amenagement portent sur la realisation d'acces aux plages, de l'eclairage public, de parkings, de douches, de kiosques, de postes en prefabrique pour la gendarmerie nationale et la protection civile et d'aires de repos et de jeux pour enfants, a-t-on precise.
and assumed the lease on the property, where Medline will now manufacture a number of personal hygiene products, including enemas, douches and oral saline laxatives.
For this purpose, the reserve collection and the core subset were characterized with the aid of nine isozyme markers that have been genetically studied and used to characterize other potato gene pools (Douches and Quiros, 1988; Douches and Ludlam, 1991; Douches et al.