DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20221962
Published: 2022-07-27

Intimate hygiene for women: expert practice points

Ashwini Bhalerao Gandhi, Nina Madnani, Vidya Thobbi, Priya Vora, Shobhit Seth, Poonam Shah

Abstract


Intimate hygiene is an important health aspect of females in day-to-day life. The practices of intimate hygiene vary widely around the globe due to cultural and religious beliefs. Currently, professional recommendations are limited in advising the optimal hygiene practices. Inappropriate practices can be concerning with the possibility of the development of infectious complications. Regular use of hygiene practices can improve overall health and boost self-confidence in females. In this review, we provided our expert suggestions on the importance and standard practices that can be adopted by females worldwide for adequate and effective intimate hygiene.


Keywords


Intimate hygiene, Vulvovaginal infections, Menstrual care, Vaginal cleansing

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