Back to top Washing dick Washing your dick and balls daily — as part of your shower or bath routine — should be sufficient to maintain good hygiene. You are not cleaning the dog or the oven. Being gentle but thorough is much more important than scrubbing vigorously. Trying to clean inside your dick urethra or inside your arsehole can cause irritation and be dangerous. Many men use lashings of warm water and a thorough but gentle technique.