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Evid Based Complement Alternat Med


Be Kind to Your Behind: A Systematic Review of the Habitual Use of Bidets in Benign Perianal Disease.


Baig Z, Abu-Omar N, Harington M, Gill D, Nathan Ginther D
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2022; 2022:1633965.
PMID: 35685735.


Benign perianal disease carries significant morbidity and financial burden on the healthcare system. Given that sitz baths are recommended as a treatment modality, we considered whether using a continuous stream of water, in the form of a bidet, offers a convenient and effective alternative. Bidet use is the predominant form of perianal hygiene in Asia, but its role in perianal disease is unknown.