Using towels daily is a habit increasingly prevalent among women. Menstrual Pads are designed to keep your underwear dry, secretions or moisture. At the same time, prevent unpleasant odors and provides a feeling of cleanliness.
But are these menstrual pads really beneficial for women’s health or are they causing the more damage than expected? I would like to clarify these questions and to would like to offer you some tips on how to protect yourself from troublesome infections.
- Vaginal area should not be completely hairless.
- Use pH neutral soap or special soaps for cleaning.
- Do not ignore the important symptoms.
Indisputably, pharmacies and even supermarkets are full of new brands and styles. You won’t find single ad talking about the hazards of these pads. Every ad talks about the endless benefits.
Just to be on the safe side, they add certain conditions like what you should be doing before using these and what liability the product manufacturers share, in the case of any trouble.
Despite, endless choices, not many females know how to choose and use a menstrual in the right way. As females really have to use these menstrual pads on the regular basis, here are some tricks that can protect you from the harmful effects.
First, before you buy, make sure the pads allow breathing and it should not be the one coated in plastic. Remember that intimate area needs to be ventilated. The moisture must not remain there because it can cause you an infection.
It is good to change several times a day, every 4 or 6 hours at most. It is also very important to wash your hands before and after toileting, and you use the menstrual pads. The vaginal area should not be completely hairless as it aims to protect. Proper hygiene is extremely important, especially during menstruation.
Avoid using soap for hands because soaps can alter the pH of the intimate area. pH neutral soap or special soaps for this part of the body provides a good intimate hygiene. The best are those with acid pH to keep the area clean and protected.
Wear cotton underwear that ensures proper ventilation of the genitals areas. Avoid wearing tight pants as they are going to increase temperature and moisture in the area. This is the most friendly environment for infections.
Do not wear clothes made of synthetic material. It is best to wear loose pajamas. Avoid standing for long periods and do not use deodorants. The fragrance will only mask the odor, but it can cause irritation. You need to make sure that intimate area remains as dry as possible.
You need to very careful should you notice any of these mentioned symptoms. The vaginal discharge is more abundant and viscous, change of color in secretion, an unpleasant smell, if it hurts or sting when you urinate or you have pain during intercourse.
Most women do not go to the doctor because of fear or shame. But, dear ladies, you need to understand that your hesitations are allowing microbial agents that cause infections perfect ground for becoming stronger. Finally, it is going to be very difficult for you to get rid of them.
When you suspect a vaginal infection, go to a doctor because if treated in time, it can be cured with simple medication or otherwise the problem could worsen.