You should never steam during these situations

  • Pregnancy
  • Menstruation
  • Fresh Spotting
  • Extremely Hot Weather
  • Burning Itch
  • After Insemination (or IUI/IVF transfer) when trying to conceive
  • When Prone to Continual Heavy or Spontaneous Bleeding Between Periods

You need to be aware of the risks when steaming in these situations

  • If you use Essure birth control,  you've had tubal coagulation procedure, or you use a hormone arm implant you will need to use another form of birth control if you steam
  • If you've had a uterine ablation steaming can possibly reverse the procedure as it clears out scar tissue

Situations where people can often think its not ok to steam but where steaming is appropriate

  • IUD use
  • Hot flushes
  • Infections such as bacterial, yeast, herpes or HPV
  • Oral birth control
  • Open sores
  • Hysterectomy
  • Fibroids
  • All types of cysts
  • Bumps