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A dental dam is a piece of thin latex that is placed over the vagina/internal genitals or anus during oral sex. It can also be called a latex barrier/sheet, latex dam, oral dam or sheet.
Douching comes from the French word ‘douche’ which means ‘to wash’. Douching means to clean a body cavity like a vagina/internal genitals or rectum with water. People may choose to douche for a variety of reasons, including medical or hygienic reasons.