Vaginal steams can be performed safely for young girls who have not begun menstruating and are experiencing infections or unwanted lumps or bumps all the way up to women in menopause.
Can anyone steam?
There are only a few specific cases where vaginal steaming is contraindicated for women that fall into the follow categories below.
Who should not steam
- Pregnant women
- Women who are currently menstruating
- Women who are prone to spontaneous bleeding
- Women who are trying to conceive should not steam between ovulation and their next menstruation in case they are pregnant
Who should modify their steam
If you fall into the following categories, we may modify your steam or recommend a specific course of treatment.
- Women who are prone to infection (herpes, UTI, yeast)
- Women who are trying to conceive (we will not steam between ovulation and the next menstruation)
- Women experiencing short menstrual cycles (less than 27 days)
- Girls under the age of 13 who have reached menarche
- Women with IUDs
- Women experiencing hot flashes and/or night sweats
- Women with a history of interim bleeding in the past six months
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