All Questions

All Questions

Can the MCUK cause a yeast infection (Candida)?

No, the MCUK menstrual cup will not give you a yeast infection, thrush, or Candida. We often hear from MCUK users who previously suffered with yeast infections and Candida troubles when they used tampons. This may be because tampons not only absorb…

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How often should I empty my MCUK?

You will need to empty your MCUK at least every 4-8 hours, depending on your menstrual flow. Most MCUK users find they need to empty their menstrual cup less often than they previously had to change tampons or pads, as the MCUK menstrual…

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Is the MCUK messy?

When you insert the MCUK, it’s pretty much the same as inserting a tampon in terms of the amount of blood you come into contact with. When you remove the menstrual cup, the outside of it is relatively clean; the vast…

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Should I trim the stem of my MCUK?

Once the cup is positioned as low as it will comfortably sit, the end of the stem should sit just inside your vagina. If you find that, when positioned correctly, the MCUK is uncomfortable when sitting or walking, or pinches the vaginal opening,…

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Where do I position my MCUK?

The MCUK menstrual cup is designed to form a light seal with the walls of the vagina and not sit over the cervix itself. It needs to be placed as low as it will comfortably sit in the vagina. If…

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Why is Mooncup called MCUK in the USA?

Why MCUK? It’s pretty simple really. We haven’t been able to deliver Mooncups to the USA because another company registered our brand name here. Over the years, we had so many requests for the Mooncup menstrual cup from women in the USA that…

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How can I tell people about the MCUK?

When we started Mooncup it was all about word-of-mouth: we told our friends, they told their friends, and so the menstrual cup message began to spread. We’re still not a big company, we do very little advertising, and we are…

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Why haven’t I heard of the MCUK?

We’re a small, ethical business manufacturing a product that’s a one-off purchase, so advertising (certainly on the saturating scale of most disposable sanitary product campaigns) tends to be prohibitively expensive for us.  Getting the word out often has to be…

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