It's awkward for the general populace to mention the word “vagina.” The mere mention startles those within hearing distance unlike “penis” which most of us don't have a problem with. "I mean, you can say 'penis” without effect. The word vagina is not openly talked about much less shown to other people....more
In Sussex County, Delaware, when you don't have insurance, or if you have Medicaid, and are a female, like me, you can go to the public health center to take care of your "family planing" needs. This means you get your annual check-up, birth control, and other "lady issues" for a lower cost, according to your income. I have been going there for about 5 or 6 years now, as I have no insurance.
A friend recently told me that douching my vagina is a good way to avoid getting STDs. Is that true? Should I start douching, and can you recommend any particular ones to use?
-To Douche or Not to Douche Pittsburgh, PA
Unfortunately your friend couldn’t be more wrong. Douching does not prevent STDs (also called Sexually Transmitted infections or STIs). It can actually make transmission easier and is really pretty bad for your pussy in general.