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Synonyms for douche

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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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 .
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.
Vaginal douching, 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.
Douching 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.