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Unread 08-16-2001, 12:07 PM
Soap recommendations

I've been experiencing irritation around the vulvar area from washing with soap. My GYN recommends Dove unscented, but it still irritates. She also says to use soap only every other day. Anyone else have success with a particular brand?


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Unread 08-16-2001, 01:12 PM
Soap recommendations

Why not try a clear, unscented glycerin bar. You can get these at some grocery stores, GNC, and other healthfood stores.
Eileen
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Unread 08-16-2001, 04:35 PM
Soap recommendations



I have been using baby soap for a few months and it works reallyg great No irritation at all.

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Unread 08-16-2001, 06:19 PM
Soap recommendations

Pattyaks,

What brand do you use?

Thanks,
trackgal
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Unread 08-17-2001, 06:26 AM
soap

i use natural soap.it is called kiss my face.it is in the health dept.of cub or health food stores.it is made from olive oil.
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Unread 08-17-2001, 06:29 AM
Soap recommendations

I use these people's soaps http://soapcellar.com/ . They are all handmade. The goat's milk is extremely gentle and soothing.

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Unread 08-19-2001, 01:43 PM
Soap recommendations



trackgal

Sorry it took so long for me to reply, but I have not been on the computer since my last reply to you.

I use the store brand of baby soap. It works just as good as the name brand of baby soap and it is cheaper When I first started using baby soap I used Johnson and Johnson, but than I switched to the store brand because it was cheaper I buy my baby soap at Super K-Marts.

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Unread 10-12-2001, 09:13 AM
vulvar skin care tips

Some good vulvar self care tips are listed at:
www.vulvarhealth.org

See the About the Vulva page -

Cetaphil and its generic are good mild washes for the vulva, but really only water and one's hand are needed as the vagina is self-cleaning!

Debby
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Unread 10-12-2001, 05:44 PM
Soap recommendations

Trackgal, I have psoriasis, and I use unscented, WHITE Dove in the summer, and Cetaphil (or a store brand equivalent) in the winter. I use Cetaphil all year on my face. Neither one seem to make my skin worse. These products were recommended by my dermatologist. Winter is HELL for anyone with psoriasis or eczema! Cetaphil doesn't lather very much, but it is extremely gentle, and you get used to it after a while.
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Unread 10-12-2001, 05:58 PM
Soap recommendations

govgirl1,

Which type of Cetaphil do you use? There are several.
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