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How to use a menstrual cup?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
See this Mayo Clinic: article: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/womens-health/expert-answers/menstrual-cup/faq-20058249
Answered on Jun 26, 2014

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Should be: There is no evidence to the contrary. The most important thing about menstrual cups is that you use them as directed and you follow closely the recomm ... Read More
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A menstrual cup: catches blood during menstrual period. They can be used during sports and swimming. They can be kept in considerably longer than a tampon.
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In one study: 91% of women who had a trial with the menstrual cup indicated that they would continue to use them & would recommend them to others.
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Insert vaginally: Used rarely today the cup is inserted vaginally and removed and emptied periodically and then reinserted.
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