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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. By adulthood most people will have immunity to this bacteria, however, some will not, and there is no way of telling who is immune and who isn’t. TSS has been associated…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 »