"Vaginal Douching" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The washing of the VAGINA cavity or surface with a solution. Agents or drugs can be added to the irrigation solution.
- Vaginal Douching
- Douching, Vaginal
- Vaginal Lavage
- Lavage, Vaginal
- Vaginal Irrigation
- Irrigation, Vaginal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vaginal Douching" by people in Profiles.
Redding KS, Funkhouser E, Garc?s-Palacio IC, Person SD, Kempf MC, Scarinci IC. Vaginal douching among Latina immigrants. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Mar; 14(2):274-82.
Hutchinson KB, Kip KE, Ness RB. Vaginal douching and development of bacterial vaginosis among women with normal and abnormal vaginal microflora. Sex Transm Dis. 2007 Sep; 34(9):671-5.
Wang B, Li X, Stanton B, Yang H, Fang X, Zhao R, Dong B, Zhou Y, Liu W, Liang S. Vaginal douching, condom use, and sexually transmitted infections among Chinese female sex workers. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Nov; 32(11):696-702.
Ness RB, Hillier SL, Kip KE, Richter HE, Soper DE, Stamm CA, McGregor JA, Bass DC, Rice P, Sweet RL. Douching, pelvic inflammatory disease, and incident gonococcal and chlamydial genital infection in a cohort of high-risk women. Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Jan 15; 161(2):186-95.