6 doctors weighed in:
Are menstrual cups safe?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, they are safe to use, and even "may save a few trees".

In brief: Yes
Yes, they are safe to use, and even "may save a few trees".
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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 recommendations for cleaning and storage. They can generally be worn up to 12 hours before emptying, cleaning, and re-inserting. So far, there are no reported cases of toxic shock syndrome. They are an environmentally responsible alternative to tampons.

In brief: 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 recommendations for cleaning and storage. They can generally be worn up to 12 hours before emptying, cleaning, and re-inserting. So far, there are no reported cases of toxic shock syndrome. They are an environmentally responsible alternative to tampons.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
Thank
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