By throwing off the delicate balance of your vagina's bacteria, it could also increase your risk of catching a sexually-transmitted disease, she warns.'Just because something is safe for your lips, for example glitter lip gloss, doesn't mean it is safe for the vagina,' Dr Gunter warns readers on her blog.
Dr Gunter warns there is, to date, no known way of making a vagina-friendly glitter.
We all know glitter - dubbed the 'herpes of arts and craft' - gets everywhere. The scratchy shiny stuff has plagued our food (unicorn noodles), drinks (unicorn tear juice), clothes (unicorn leisurewear), and drug paraphernalia (unicorn pipe).
Now, you can even put a glitter-bomb in your vagina - and a top gynecologist is warning women to avoid the bizarre trend for the sake of their health.
The website says Passion Dust is made of gelatin capsules, starch based edible glitter, acacia (gum arabic) powder, Zea Mays starch, and vegetable stearate. ' This is not the first time Dr Gunter has taken to the internet to warn against 'vagina wellness and beauty' trends.
Dr Gunter warns this could cause a nasty inflammatory vaginal discharge and/or an inflammatory mass in the vaginal wall. 'Depositing sugar in the vagina lets the bad bacteria go wild,' she writes.'Could the vehicle be an irritant and cause a vaginal contact dermatitis? Like many other gynecologists, she describing the vagina as a 'self-cleaning oven': anything that interferes with its natural balance, damaging the good bacteria increases the risk of getting an infection.
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Dr Jen Gunter, a leading doctor based in Canada, warns this unusual concept is guaranteed to lead to a dangerous infection.Considering the fact that it was the weekend and my gynecologist's office was closed, I checked the next best source for much-needed IUD answers: Google.I typed “How long do you need to wait to have unprotected sex after getting an IUD? Before you make any assumptions that I'm a total psycho who stalks her doctors on their private social media accounts, allow me to explain myself.It was Saturday morning, and the guy I had been seeing for a while spent a majority of Friday night in my bedroom.Asking your doctor for recommendations is a great way to start, especially if you trust this doctor.