Douche

Douche (vaginal douche) or douching refers to the process wherein a lady cleans her vagina using vinegar, common salt, or soda along with water to keep the private part fresh and non-smelly. There are some drugstores selling pre-packaged douche mixes. In French, the word “douche” means “soak” or “wash”. Most women douche after menstruation or sexual […]

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Maternity Pad

Also called post-natal pads, a maternity pad is a variation of a sanitary pad that’s worn post childbirth to tackle vaginal bleeding relating to pregnancy. Such excessive bleeding is courtesy the shedding of the uterus lining, placental tissue, and also cervical mucus. Compared to regular sanitary pads, these pads are much larger in size with […]

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Menstrual Cup

A menstrual cup is a tool that, unlike a sanitary pad, doesn’t absorb but collects menstrual fluid. Generally, it’s two inches long and made from a medical-grade, soft silicone or rubber. It’s also reusable. Some ladies who don’t want the hassle of changing pads every few hours prefer menstrual cups as the cup can be […]

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Tampon

Similar to a sanitary pad, a tampon is a product designed to absorb menstrual flow. Cylindrical in shape, tampons are made from rayon and/or cotton and inserted into the vagina through the vaginal opening. The tampon has a string affixed at one end, which remains visible even after the tampon is inserted into the vagina. […]

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Sanitary Pad

Also called sanitary napkins, sanitary towels, or menstrual pads, sanitary pads are thin pads designed to absorb vaginal fluid during menstruation. These are available in a variety of shapes and thickness, with capacities differing to bear light or heavy menstrual bleeding. The materials across pads vary too – for instance, cotton or plastic netted. Some […]

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