MEDICAL PRACTIONERS have actually warned females to not place tobacco inside their vagina - following the practice ended up being dangerously claimed to enhance sexual interest.
Medics warn the trend doesn't have genuine impact on libido or fertility but could cause scarring additionally the vaginal opening to "shut up".
This can be thought to enhance the chance of cancer tumors and stillbirth and cause problems with durations.
"Vaginal tobacco", a well known training in western Africa, is thought to shrink the genitals, enhance sexual joy and enhance the probability of conceiving a child.
But gynaecologist Dr Abdoulaye Diop thinks it just provides females the feeling their genitals are shrinking considering that the chemicals cause genital muscles to retract.
He included: “This feeling is transient and misleading, since the genital mucosa that is assaulted will ultimately develop changes which are the gateway to cancer tumors. "
Transient and misleading
Prof Pascal Foumane stated: "these items usually create ulcers which, by scarring, shrink the vagina, allow it to be hard and that can get in terms of to shut it totally.
"It can make the normal movement of menstruation impossible. "
The training is very typical in Senegal, in which the “miracle" substance for “increasing sexual joy tenfold” or “sending your man into seventh heaven” comes for 13p a sachet.
But its purchase can be so discreet that it's offered under rule names, such as for instance "Secret" or "Jumbo", with every investor making use of a various title.
The merchandise is manufactured out of dried tobacco leaves together with origins of a tree called “tangora” or indigenous flowers such as “kankouran mano” or “koundinding”. (mais…)