Doctors warn toothpaste and vaginas a dangerous mix

Experts are warning women not to put toothpaste in their vaginas.

October 13 2019

Putting toothpaste into the vagina, or on the vulva, would not only be uncomfortable but it could also cause serious damage and disrupt the natural flora of the vagina leading to the potential for infections like bacterial vaginosis and thrush.”

And MacKay said many toothpaste brands also contained small particles that could cause abrasions on the vaginal wall.

Both she and Yusuf recommend pelvic floor exercises for concerned women.

MacKay said if women were still concerned they should make an appointment with their specialist.

Originally published as Doctors sound the alarm on new designer vagina trend to use toothpaste to tighten


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