How to douche ?

How to douche ?

What is a douche?This therapeutic and prophylactic treatment is recommended gynecologists in the presence of the indications for its conduct.It lies in the vaginal lavage solution of therapeutic substances.Many women use douching for protection from unwanted pregnancy - mechanically wash away the sperm from the vagina, using substances that destroy sperm.

Douching shown in inflammatory processes in the uterus, vagina and appendages.

Contraindications to syringing

  • pregnancy;
  • menstruation;
  • acute inflammatory processes in the genital organs;
  • the first weeks after birth or abortion;
  • not recommended to douche after 40 years, as it may enhance dry and cause irritation.

Do not douche before going to the gynecologist.Thorough washing of the vagina may distort the true picture of the disease.Do not make the procedure unnecessarily.Frequent douching washes away the natural lubrication can cause an allergic reaction, change the microflora of tissues.The natural balance can be broken, so increasing the risk of infection by various bacterial infections.


Procedure Now let's talk about how to douche.At home, for irrigation use a blower with a tip or a special tool - syringe (it consists of a cylinder with a tip and a plastic tube)

Procedure douching

  • Fill the syringe solution.
  • located in the bathroom - lie at the bottom of the bath and put his feet on the edges.You can stand over the toilet, bend your knees and torso forward.
  • Enter tip into the vagina.Do this very carefully so as not to damage the mucous membrane or bladder.Try to relax the muscles at the same time.
  • Enter the prepared solution.Do this slowly, without strain.If the fluid will flow under pressure, it can get into the cervical canal and into the uterus, which is fraught with inflammation of internal organs.
  • leave the solution inside for 10-15 minutes, then remove it in a natural way.

Compositions for douching

Compositions for irrigation are divided into 2 groups: containing drugs and do not contain them.Medicinal solutions help relieve itching, irritation, and in some diseases.For example, thrush, you can use the solution with tea tree oil or tincture of elderberry flowers.

compositions without drugs used for hygienic, cosmetic purposes.Most often used acidified solutions (microorganisms contribute to the proliferation of security, returns a sense of freshness) and alkaline compounds (have good detergency, help to cope with secretions).

among women is very popular douching chamomile.

How chamomile douche

Chamomile - affordable and effective medicinal plant.It helps both in diseases or for prophylactic purposes.Gynecologists recommend thrush and inflammation of the genital organs to use compositions with a camomile.To prepare a solution, you need to pour 2 tablespoons of chamomile 1 liter of boiling water and bring to a boil.Then cool the composition to 36 degrees.Good use in the preparation of a solution mixture of chamomile and calendula.

In any case, before syringing, be sure to consult your gynecologist.Be healthy!