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6 things your vagina wishes you knew

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It may seem counter-intuitive to not also liberally lather your yoni with shower gel. But soap will cause more harm than good. 

The vagina requires a certain pH to remain healthy and soap destroys its delicate environment.

"Soaps have colourants, fragrances and preservatives.  These all change the pH environment of the vagina -  which is then conducive to infections that are pH dependent," says Dr Moyra Stein, a GP in Cape Town with a special interest in women's health.

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