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The hymen is a thin membrane which in some cases can partially cover the opening to the vagina. If you have strong personal or cultural feelings about the hymen, we would not advise that you use any internal sanitary protection…Read more »
We recommend that you do not use oil-based substances with the MCUK as they can weaken the material over time. Water based lubes are fine or try just using tap water.Read more »
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) affects both men and women. TSS has been associated with individuals who have recently had surgery, soft tissue and bone infections, and insect bites, as well as people who have menstruated, used intra-uterine contraceptive devices, and used…Read more »
Yes, the MCUK can work very well for heavy periods (or menorrhagia) because it collects up to three times more menstrual blood than a regular tampon (see Does the MCUK hold more than a tampon?). This means that you may…Read more »
Congratulations on taking the leap! It doesn’t matter whether you’ve just started having your period or you’ve been menstruating for years, the MCUK – like anything new – may take a little time to get used to. But once you’ve…Read more »