Medical & Health Queries

Medical & Health Queries

If you’re uncertain about whether you can use a MCUK menstrual cup with a particular medical condition, we hope you find the answers you need here.  However, if you have any doubts at all, make sure you see your doctor or another medical professional for advice before using your MCUK.

Can I use the MCUK if I have endometriosis?

If you have endometriosis, we recommend – as we would for any gynecological condition – that you check with your doctor or gynecologist before buying a menstrual cup to see if it is suitable for you. That said, we have had positive feedback from…

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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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Can I use a MCUK if I’ve had a prolapse?

The severity of this condition varies, so if you have a prolapse we would advise you to discuss with your doctor or gynecologist whether a menstrual cup is going to be suitable for you.  Our Advice Team can send you a copy…

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