p>Studies show that douches and enemas make the mucosal lining in the rectum and vagina more vulnerable to inflammation and may cause micro-lesions. This reduces mucosal immunity and can increase the risk of HIV transmission during sex. Use of soap may also dry out the skin and increase risk of transmission.
Who Are We?
The Coalition Sida des Sourds du Québec is a provincial non-profit organization that offers preventative and educational services on HIV/AIDS and STBBI for Deaf and Hard of hearing communities in Quebec. We also provide support services to Deaf and Hard of hearing people with HIV/AIDS and STBBI.