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Single word answer will do, Do you douche?

(65 Posts)
SecondhandRose Wed 15-Jun-05 12:16:49

Do you know what I am talking about? Basically do you wash your ladies area on the inside as well as the outside? I know it's a bit gruesome but it's one of those things you can't just drop into a conversation. I do.

MistressMary Wed 15-Jun-05 12:17:17


jessicasmummy Wed 15-Jun-05 12:17:21

in the bath yes.

WigWamBam Wed 15-Jun-05 12:18:02

No. There's no need; those bits are self-cleansing.

Hausfrau Wed 15-Jun-05 12:18:53

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Gwenick Wed 15-Jun-05 12:19:26


MarsLady Wed 15-Jun-05 12:19:29


happycat Wed 15-Jun-05 12:20:32

can't get my lofa up there no matter how i try

jessicasmummy Wed 15-Jun-05 12:20:44

im gonna stop now...

CountessDracula Wed 15-Jun-05 12:20:57

I thought only americans did this

turquoise Wed 15-Jun-05 12:21:01

No! It's bad for you.

JoolsToo Wed 15-Jun-05 12:21:29


SPARKLER1 Wed 15-Jun-05 12:22:07

PMSL happycat

SecondhandRose Wed 15-Jun-05 12:22:09

I've always done it and nothing bad has happened turquoise.

Kayleigh Wed 15-Jun-05 12:23:26


jessicasmummy Wed 15-Jun-05 12:24:09

will add i dont bath very often.... tend to shower as its quicker and easier!

Miaou Wed 15-Jun-05 12:24:19


turquoise Wed 15-Jun-05 12:24:34

Water's ok, but aren't the special 'feminine products' supposed to cause all manner of problems?

lilibet Wed 15-Jun-05 12:24:59


Tortington Wed 15-Jun-05 12:26:41

"I thought only americans did this " CD LMFAO

SecondhandRose Wed 15-Jun-05 12:26:42

Don't use anything except water and soap on the outside.

WigWamBam Wed 15-Jun-05 12:26:45

Courtesy of Googe:

"Douching is squirting a soapy or antiseptic solution into the vagina to ‘cleanse’ it. There is no need to do this, because the vagina cleans itself very efficiently. In fact, douching has the opposite effect; it destroys the friendly bacteria, gets rid of the healthy acidity and damages the lining, allowing thrush and other infections to take hold easily".

JoolsToo Wed 15-Jun-05 12:27:22

doesn't this involve a load of fannying about?

jessicasmummy Wed 15-Jun-05 12:27:37


SecondhandRose Wed 15-Jun-05 12:28:22

OK then the question is do you wash your Mary inside with water and not with the 'soapy or antiseptic' stuff as I certainly don't do that!

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