They conclude, therefore, that "the relatively high prevalence of regular vaginal douching
and the modifiable nature of this behavior argue for more comprehensive studies on (1) the impact of vaginal douching
was among the significant risk factors for BV acquisition by univariate analysis.
There were no significant differences in douching
practices between the two racial groups, he said.
Health practitioners should consider advising patients against douching
to eliminate a source of exposure to phthalates.
26) A majority learned the practice from their mothers and reported douching
to feel clean and fresh, or to prepare for or clean up from sex.
WaterWorks is a safe and effective alternative to commercial chemical-based douching
products, and was long overdue," said Jennifer Berman, M.
, condom use and sexually transmitted infections among Chinese female sex workers.
Too much douching
can disrupt the bacterial balance and lead to infection.
NEW ORLEANS -- Despite the growing consensus that douching
can threaten gynecologic health, the practice is not widely discouraged by health care providers, a small survey suggests.
All except one of the 57 women had discussed or planned to discuss douching
with the girl or girls they were parenting.
A 23-year-old sexually active, single woman wants to know whether regular vaginal douching
is a good practice.
Such establishments-may provide bondage equipment, cubicles for anonymous sex, saunas, lounges, douching
facilities, and toilets.
A recent study shows a link between douching
and low birth weight babies.
is a personal hygiene practice, but its health benefits remain unproved, says study coauthor Kevin Fiscella, a physician at the University of Rochester (N.
Despite the attacker's attempt to eliminate evidence by douching
the victim with a plastic water bottle, semen was recovered from her clothing.