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Douching and other Gynecological Urban Legends

Two occurrences last week caught my attention and caused me to reflect on the conversations I have with patients about misunderstood gynecologic topics. While I was reviewing a weekly list of medical journal articles, one seemed particularly interesting. 943 more words

Daily Health Tip: Does Vaginal Discharge Have A Cleaning Function?

Q: Hi Dr, I am really confused here of late. What I hear all the time is, insert your finger into your vagina to wash properly while taking your bath. 184 more words

Growing up with hygiene myths in India

Growing up is a hard time for most of us. The awkwardness of breast formation is nothing less than a nightmare. And then there is menarche – first menstruation or the beginning of menstrual cycle – almost a terror. 862 more words

Your Sex Cleanup Bucket: Products for Cleanup Before and After Sex

So over the years I’ve developed many ways to have the raunchiest and exploratory sex I possibly can, and still keep a nice home and body. 1,063 more words

Educational Resources

Intimate Hygiene Dos and Don'ts

There are a lot of sites and blogs giving instructions for vaginal hygiene with the best way to keep your lady-bits clean and orderly. But, as with most things, simplicity is the key. 382 more words

Healthy Suggestions

Miss Informed: Squeaky Clean? UPDATED

This entry will be short and sweet: So what’s the deal with vaginal cleansers, anyway?

Feminine hygiene products abound. I know that when I first heard of them, well—putting on mascara without knocking my eyeball out is a major deal for me, let’s put it that way. 424 more words

Faith Cotter

Getting Freaky, Volume III

Whether you’ve just begun your journey into freakitude or you began it long ago, The Thrill is here to help you improve your safe, consensual sexy sex times by answering your most burning questions. 479 more words