Category Archives: rectal douche

  1. Research on Douching Reveals Little Association to Sexually Transmitted Infections

    via AIDSmap.com, by Gus Cairns Neither rectal douching nor vaginal washing appear to be as significantly associated with sexually transmitted infections as had been feared, the International Microbicides Conference in Sydney heard yesterday. In the case of women, vaginal washing and other vaginal health practices have been associated with bacterial vaginosis (BV), an imbalance in the types Read More >>

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  2. How Do You Douche or Don’t? Please Take Our Rectal Hygiene Survey

    International Rectal Microbicides Advocates (IRMA) and researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health are conducting a brief survey to help us better understand the types of products people use rectally for anal sex including lubricants and enemas or douches. We are trying to gain a better understanding of rectal practices and Read More >>

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  3. IRMA Survey On Rect Douching and Enemas in 5 Languages – Please Participate!

    IRMA and researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health are conducting a brief survey to help better understand the types of products people use rectally for anal sex including lubricants and enemas or douches. Take the survey in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, or Russian. We’re trying to gain a better understanding Read More >>

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  4. Calling all Women and Spanish Speakers- Please Take our Survey!

    Dear Women and Spanish Speakers, We need your help with our Rectal Douching and Enema Survey! IRMA and researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health are conducting a brief survey to help us better understand the types of products people use rectally for anal sex including lubricants and enemas or douches. Read More >>

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  5. How do you douche?

    TOOT TOOT HEY BEEP BEEP! IRMA has teamed up with UCLA on another survey – this one on the very exciting and super relevant topic of rectal douching and enemas. The survey is now available in English. IRMA and researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health are conducting a brief survey Read More >>

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  6. Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Men Who Have Sex with Men in Vancouver, Canada

    Via Sexulaity and Culture by Arn J. Schilder, Treena R. Orchard, Christopher S. Buchner, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Robert S. Hogg Abstract: Douching is a common practice among certain groups of women and MSM, and it is conducted for the purpose of cleanliness as part of bodily hygiene maintenance. Although there has been considerable research about female vaginal douching, Read More >>

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  7. Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex with Men

    via CDC A study by IRMA Steering Committee members Alex Carballo-Dieguez, Ken Mayer and colleagues: “Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex with Men” Sexually Transmitted Diseases (04..10):: Alex Carballo-Diéguez; José Bauermeister; Ana Ventuneac; Curtis Dolezal; Kenneth Mayer The authors undertook the current study to explore the age of onset Read More >>

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  8. New Fleet enema for health, cleanliness

    via Joe.My.God “We’ve always known that some of our consumers were using Fleet enemas for reasons other than to relieve constipation, so we wanted to develop a product that would meet the needs of those users and provide them with a safe way to cleanse and frequently if desired,” [Fleet brand manager Emily] Klopp said. Fleet sells Read More >>

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  9. Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex With Men

    Abstract via Sexually Transmitted Diseases Carballo-Diéguez, Alex PHD; Bauermeister, José PHD; Ventuneac, Ana PHD; Dolezal, Curtis PHD; Mayer, Kenneth MD Rationale: To explore age of onset of rectal douching among men who have sex with men (MSM) and reasons leading to and maintaining douching behavior; and to consider whether rectal douches containing microbicidal agents might be acceptable Read More >>

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