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The Dos and Don'ts of Douching

The Dos and Don'ts of Douching

Douche is a French term that means to wash or soak, and douching means to wash out or clean your lady business. So while we all know it's important to clean down there, is douching the way to go? If you don't know much about it, or are confused on this topic as so many women are, take this quiz to learn some interesting facts about douching.


The Dos and Don'ts of Douching

Douches are primarily made with water and what other ingredient?

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meechie meechie 8 years
PS unscented feminine wash works wonderful!!!!!
meechie meechie 8 years
Thank you SUGAR Ive been trying to tell my freinds this for yrs!!!!
GScott86 GScott86 8 years
LoL, I got all of them correct? *nod*
drhotie92 drhotie92 8 years
Just the word Douching grosses me out =[[[
Isista Isista 8 years
6/6 Correct :) I would never use a douche -- the vagina already has a cleaning system. I couldn't believe it either when I got the 30% question right; I can't believe that many women use them.
thegiraffe thegiraffe 8 years
Well Janine, unless you're willing to disagree with Dr Oz..I say haha!
LuvLeoDiCaprio LuvLeoDiCaprio 8 years
My friend uses this stuff, first time I saww it I was like is she serious. Dr. Oz on Oprah said it's like a self cleaning oven which is true, it's always good idea to use water but "she" knows how to clean herself ;)
thegiraffe thegiraffe 8 years
Re: Janine22. I am grossed out if you DO use common soap: it can irritate that area, dry it out and turn it rashy (that's what I heard from my doc). Best of luck to your guy with that one! And FYI; not using soap doesn't mean you don't wash at all.
starbright14 starbright14 8 years
Why do they even allow companies to sell douching kits... I have never heard of a single situation where it was advised or helpful. Gross.
Hootie Hootie 8 years
I don't know anyone that does this. It's bad for your internal womanly area! It messes up your natural chemical balance!
liliblu liliblu 8 years
I clicked the wrong button and got one wrong. That sucks. Never rush through a quiz.
LadyP LadyP 8 years
When I moved into my dorm room, the girl that had it previously left a box of douche in the drawer and I found it. I had to throw it away because it just weirded me out. I honestly don't know anyone who uses it (except that girl).
Silverlining10 Silverlining10 8 years
100%! But I had to look up the ingredients of douches. I've never been interested in messing with my vagina, so I've never done much research on douching. I don't know anyone that does it, but I have used other feminine products to cleanse...They were just more pH balanced and didn't wash out any chemicals inside of me. HOWEVER...I learned about anal douching...before unprotected anal sex. THAT makes more sense!
thegiraffe thegiraffe 8 years
Someone here said soap and water...but I was told even soap is enough to upset the pH balance, so just water -lots of it- is best IMO
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 8 years
I like how the answer to #1 is actually part of the post, in the picture (the box lists the ingredient). =P
shernic82 shernic82 8 years
I don't know ANYONE who douches. I've been told for years NOT to douche.
Marci Marci 8 years
Any gynecologist will tell you NOT to douche. It messes with the natural chemical balance and causes more problems. It's the world of advertising that decided to make women feel like they were in need of such a thing. Stupid.
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
I don't know anyone who actually uses this stuff either
karlotta karlotta 8 years
Douche means shower.
nancita nancita 8 years
20 to 40 percent of women? wow that's really surprising and ridiculous.
Colleeninator Colleeninator 8 years
It tickles me that you used the phrase "lady business"
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
i love how everyone keeps saying its self cleaning, like an oven or something heheheheh yea i've heard bad things about douching
clareberrys clareberrys 8 years
Douching grosses me out and it's bad for you...I've learned this over and over are supposed to just wash with soap and water
geebers geebers 8 years
I dont anyone either...but I got 100% wooohoooo. I know that I have read consistently that douching is not good for you and the vagina is self-cleaning anyway so it is pointless. Odor or other issues can be something that indicates a serious issue and shouldnt be waved or "douched" away! haha.
brittanyk brittanyk 8 years
Yeah, I'm with you guys...I can't believe that 30% of women douche. I don't know anyone who uses this stuff either.
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