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May 12th, 2010
using baby during sex
my partner and i started using baby oil about 6 mths. ago when i went 2 my yearly exam they found white clammy build up that looked like yeast but the dr. sayd it wasnt yeast. when put under the microscope it was nothing negative but it cud come from baby oil n PH balance in vagina. cud be friction during sex from oil and my body fluids....sometimes it caused me to have dull cramps but that was the only harm...dr. advised me to douche one time to rinse out vagina.....
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replied September 11th, 2010
I have used baby oil and yes it does give u uti's, i believe anything u use may cause a women to get uti's. I have looked up home reciepts for lub and found that flax seeds r good for lubrication!! boil it like a tea and then drain the liquid!! Going to try it maybe it will work and be the best thing for us!!!
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replied December 30th, 2010
I've used baby oil for years, purely as a lubricant and never with a condom. It never caused any problems to any of the partners I was with, nor did it cause me any problems either. Splash it on and enjoy! Better still, get him to apply it to both of you!
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replied January 10th, 2012
Don't use baby oil as a lubricant if ur pregnant! If ingested it causes stomach problems when breathed in it shuts ur lungs down and children have died from pneumonia. If ur waters were to break and ur baby breathed in even a small amount it could seriously damage its developing lungs and there's nothing the doctors can do. It's also a known carcinogen and anything put into ur vagina can go into ur blood stream. Be careful when ur pregnant because big companies don't want to put this on packaging at the risk of losing money unfortunately Sad
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replied April 19th, 2012
Baby Oil and Pregnancy
Can baby oil use prevent from getting pregnant. My husband and I use baby oil always however we have been trying to get pregnant for some time now. The doctors tell us we are both fine and no health issues preventing pregnancy. But does the baby oil kill off sperm or is it a harm to use for getting pregnant?
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replied May 8th, 2012
All the information here is sourced from nurses and doctors from questions I have personally asked, either over the phone, or in person.

Don't panic everyone. My boyfriend and I use baby oil, even the scented one. I was concerned and this morning, I asked an Genital, urinary nurse from the clinics you have the full check ups and family planning in in Buckinghamshire. She explained that it doesn't cause damage to man or woman!. It can cause condoms to split in some cases so just make sure you use the pill, coil, implant, or any other form of contraception.

Don't worry about yeast infections as any slight change to the natural bacteria in the vagina can cause this, even scented soap. It isn't a sexually transmitted disease.

I am prone to urinary tract infections and these are not caused by s.t.ds either. Women have a smaller urinary tract than men and when having sex, bacteria from around the vagina, rectum, the man's penis or even hands can be massaged into the urethra, the bacteria can travel upwards and cause infection in the bladder. Often the infection will go away on its own, if not, a course of antibiotics such as Trimethoprim or Nitrofurantion (these antibiotics do not affect the pill) will clear it up.
Although there is a lot of debate around the causes of repeat u.t.is, I've been told by a doctor when I had tests years ago that women with shorter urethra than other women may be more prone. We have a smaller tube for the bacteria to be pushed up, or travel up. There are lots of ways to sort this out all of which can be discussed with your G.P.

Local G.U.M clinics are always good if you're worried and you can speak to the receptionist and usually be put through to a nurse. Any information I ever have I'll post, I hate the posts you read that scare the hell out of you and are just myths!.
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replied May 8th, 2012
All the information here is sourced from nurses and doctors from questions I have personally asked, either over the phone, or in person.

Don't panic everyone. My boyfriend and I use baby oil, even the scented one. I was concerned and this morning, I asked an Genital, urinary nurse from the clinics you have the full check ups and family planning in in Buckinghamshire. She explained that it doesn't cause damage to man or woman!. It can cause condoms to split in some cases so just make sure you use the pill, coil, implant, or any other form of contraception.

Don't worry about yeast infections as any slight change to the natural bacteria in the vagina can cause this, even scented soap. It isn't a sexually transmitted disease.

I am prone to urinary tract infections and these are not caused by s.t.ds either. Women have a smaller urinary tract than men and when having sex, bacteria from around the vagina, rectum, the man's penis or even hands can be massaged into the urethra, the bacteria can travel upwards and cause infection in the bladder. Often the infection will go away on its own, if not, a course of antibiotics such as Trimethoprim or Nitrofurantion (these antibiotics do not affect the pill) will clear it up.
Although there is a lot of debate around the causes of repeat u.t.is, I've been told by a doctor when I had tests years ago that women with shorter urethra than other women may be more prone. We have a smaller tube for the bacteria to be pushed up, or travel up. There are lots of ways to sort this out all of which can be discussed with your G.P.

Local G.U.M clinics are always good if you're worried and you can speak to the receptionist and usually be put through to a nurse. Any information I ever have I'll post, I hate the posts you read that scare the hell out of you and are just myths!.
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replied May 29th, 2012
A few words from a physician
The majority of UTI in women are caused by transmitting the physiological intestinal flora members to the urinary tract. As this is quite usual in diarrhoeic patients, more often it is connected with a sexual act. The bacteria are usually moved by the penis (or fingers) from the anus area to the urethra orifice (a previous anal intercourse is not necessary). This is much more likely to happen if the perineum is covered with lube. And the baby oil is a lube that "likes" to be everywhere, so this is the reason why it may increase the risk of UTI.

Antimicrobial agents such as thrimetoprim or nitrofurantoin are not advised as a part of an ambulatory treatment of uncomplicated UTI - firstly, because its unnecessary, as the UTI can be usually succesfully treated an other way, and secondly, it causes resistance development among susceptible strains of bacteria.

If you wish to treat UTI just try to drink as much as possible and add some light diuretic agents - like cranberry derivatives or alcohol. This helps in vast majority of UTI, as the increased urine flow flushes the bacteria out of the bladder and urethra. Trust me, I'm a physician and I know what I'm talking about.

And something about the baby oil - me and my wife use it as a lube everyday and we have not noticed any untoward effects. However, in some individuals it may cause some irritation or hypersensitivity reactions. If this happens - forget about the oil or try again in a few years.

Some scientists believe that use of baby oil as a lube may also decrease the sperm motility. This have not been prooved yet.

And there is one more thing that you should keep in mind - the baby oil may cause rupture of latex-based contraconceptions (like condoms).
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replied June 12th, 2012
We never used any lubricants but after teh birth of my child, we had sex after a gap of 16 months. I had to apply coconut oil to insert as my wife was not in a position to accomodate my full lengh. Later we realised that oils cause itching and infection.
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replied October 24th, 2012
Is it bad for anal sex too?
How about baby oil for Anal Sex..?
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replied July 28th, 2013
We use baby oil 99% of the time but lately I have had heavy red bleeds after sex it's not sore and I'm totally unaware I'm bleeding unsure if this is caused by using babyoil or not I have no health issues I'm aware of
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