It feels like almost every week a new trend emerges which sees women putting random items in their vaginas in a quest for wellness. But, time and time again, experts have warned against this. The vagina is a very sensitive area and, except in cases of genuine medical complications, does not external ointments or products to stay healthy. However, be they a type of food or a product on sale, it seems that a sizeable number women of are tempted to try these new fads out. Or, well, in. So, in no particular order, here are some of the things that women put in their vaginas, even though they are told not to Last year we found out that women have been putting cucumbers in their vaginas. Aptly named the cucumber cleanse, the process involves the outer skin of a cucumber being removed and then the remainder of the naked cucumber being inserted into the vagina.
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There is still a cultural paradox and hypocrisy around vaginas - Emma EL Rees
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First it was breasts , then penises — now photographer Laura Dodsworth has taken portraits of vulvas. She tells Liv Little why. T owards the end of last year, I published an essay about my vulva — in a book, and then in the Guardian. I felt a deep sense of shame about my body, which over time became crippling. In a book and accompanying film for Channel 4, she tells the stories of women and gender non-conforming people through portraits of their vulvas.
Yeast infections also known as candidiasis are common infections caused by Candida albicans yeast, which is a type of fungus Yeast infections usually happen in warm, moist parts of the body, such as the mouth, and moist areas of skin. A yeast infection in the vagina is known as vulvovaginal candidiasis can-dih-DYE-uh-sis. Vaginal yeast infections are common, and many girls will have one at some point. Treatment can clear up the symptoms in a couple of days and cure the infection within a week.. Having small amounts of Candida on the skin and inside the mouth, digestive tract, and vagina is normal. A healthy immune system and some "good" bacteria keep the amount in a person's body under control. But yeast in the vagina can sometimes "overgrow" and lead to symptoms of a yeast infection. This can happen if a girl:. As girls mature and go through puberty, hormonal changes can make them more likely to get yeast infections. Sometimes, girls get yeast infections right before their menstrual periods.