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  Newsmakers   25 Jul 2019  Women urged not to put ice lollies into their vaginas to cool off amidst heatwave

Women urged not to put ice lollies into their vaginas to cool off amidst heatwave

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Published : Jul 25, 2019, 7:00 pm IST
Updated : Jul 25, 2019, 7:02 pm IST

A lot of advice on dealing with the heatwave is doing the rounds on the internet, but one tip in particular is to be steered clear from.

Women are resorting to inserting ice candies into their vaginas to help with the heat. (Photo: Unsplash)
 Women are resorting to inserting ice candies into their vaginas to help with the heat. (Photo: Unsplash)

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A lot of advice on dealing with the heatwave is doing the rounds on the internet, but one tip in particular is to be steered clear from.

According to reports, it is believed that some women are resorting to inserting ice candies into their vaginas to help with the heat.

However, an expert wants to tell us how bad an idea this is. Speaking to Metro, Dr Sarah Welsh, the co-founder of HANX condom brand, has warned women to refrain from putting ice lollies in their vaginas.

She said, "The vagina is composed of very delicate and sensitive skin, hence things that may seem innocent to other areas of the body, if they come in contact with the vagina, can cause infections, irritations and damage."

"There are many things that should never go near a vagina and ice lollies are up there. The ice can stick to the delicate skin of the vagina and cause real trauma and damge." she added.

Dr Welsh continued that the sugar in the lollies could potentially disturb the natural pH of the vagina and if all this isn't disturbing enough, there's also the possibility of the lolly breaking inside of you.

This isn't the first time experts have issued caution to something so bizzare.

In June, a lot of women were trying to vacuum their period out at once. A nurse begged them not to after two young women were hospitalised for it.

She said the women, aged 19 and 23, had used a Hoover to try and suck up the blood, in the hope to end their periods early.

The nurse had warned of the possible dangers of doing this in a tweet which has now been deleted, saying: "Your period has a steady flow of its own that for all intents and purposes your body can tolerate. A vacuum increases the flow over 1,000 times which your body can't tolerate, therefore sending you into shock."

It doesn't end there, in the last few months, women have been urged to not put garlic, parsley, bath bombs and cucumbers inside their vaginas.

Leave the vagina alone, ladies!

Tags: europe heatwave, viral advice
Location: United Kingdom, England