Menstruation is a girl and woman’s monthly bleeding time, most often it is called “period.” During menstruation, a women’s body discharges the monthly buildup of blood in the lining of her uterus. Menstrual blood and tissue flow pass out from the uterus and vagina.
Normally women use sanitary pads, menstrual cups, cloth pads, period panties, tampons, menstrual sponges, sterile gauze, and menstrual discs to absorb and retain menstrual fluid. But the women have many questions related to menstrual cups, such as;
Are menstrual cups safe?
Menstrual cups are safe, and many women have been using them worldwide. But you should follow the safety guidelines. Menstrual cups may cause irritation, urinary problems, pain, or infection in rare cases.
Will the menstrual cup go inside
It may not be possible for the menstrual cup to pass through the cervix into your uterus. But no need to worry it never goes deeper or gets lost inside you.
Are menstrual cups better than pads?
Menstrual cups are reusable, durable, and eco-friendly. A menstrual cup can hold more discharge liquid than pads or tampons. Lower cost, long-term use, and flexibility make it better.
Can menstrual cups cause cramps?
Not likely, but wearing it incorrectly or using the wrong size menstrual cup could make discomfort in the cervix or vagina.
Which menstrual cup size is best for beginners
The small size has a 40mm diameter and is size 1 which is best for beginners and teenagers. Size 2 is for those women over 30 years old.
Are menstrual cups painful?
You may feel slight pain and significant discomfort while inserting it. But it should not painful if you are using the right size cups and insert them properly.
How long does the menstrual cup last
It depends upon which cup you use. Reusable menstrual cups are durable and last longer than 6 months to 10 years.
Are menstrual cups comfortable?
The first time, you may feel uncomfortable. If you put them in the right place, menstrual cups are more comfortable than tampons or even pads.
Why are menstrual cups not popular?
Women feel shame using it because they have to insert it into the vagina. The cups getting too full and spilling their liquid on you. Other reasons are less advertisement, hard to insert or remove, sizing issues, allergic reaction, and vaginal irritation.
How many menstrual cups should I have
You only require a cup at a time. You can remove, wash, dump contents, and replace them.
Are menstrual cups reusable?
Menstrual cups are reusable. So you can use them for years. The initial cost is higher but it will be lower cost than pads or tampons
Which menstrual cups are best
DivaCup, Lunette, Intimina, Lena, Saalt, Flex cup, and Juju menstrual cups are some best brands.
Are menstrual cups for virgins
No, menstrual cups will not break your virginity. All women can use it.
Do menstrual cups leak?
Menstrual cups can only leak in one situation if it has not been completely unfolded and inserted properly.