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Thinking about using a Diva Cup, i have questions!

i was talking to a friend about it, she has one and loves it!!!
where do i get one?

how do u wash it?

how do u take it out?

sorry kinda new to this! Thanks ladies!

 
Caroline2010

Asked by Caroline2010 at 3:17 PM on Apr. 10, 2011 in Health

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  • I got mine online, amazon.com

    I bought the special wash that comes with it, although hot soapy water is OK too

    it POPS out.... it's a soft squishy material
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:19 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Im sorry this thing looks GROSS!!! and to have to take it out and clean your period stuff out? HOW do you do this when out i public? Im SOO glad I had a Hysterectomy. No more period EVER.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 3:23 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • there's tons of info online about it if you google it
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 3:20 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 3:20 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • the biggest thing to remember is no one can wear it 100% of the time. It's kinda just for home use. I learned this the hard way at the mall bathroom....... I was in the toilet and had a full cup. I needed to get from toilet to sink (to clean it and the water was NOT hot enough whatsoever in the sink) and then wait back in line to get back into the toilet to re-insert it. Nightmare. I also got a terrible UTI that time because it wasn't cleaned properly.

    The best thing about it: no leaks like pads/tampons and omfg does it ever reduce cramps like you wouldn't believe. The diva cup people aren't sure WHY it reduces cramps. But it totally does
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:21 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • omg no cramps!!! that would b AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Caroline2010

    Comment by Caroline2010 (original poster) at 3:23 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • i think iv seen them when i worked at cvs or something like it, google it! I'm glad you asked this question i thought about one too
    letlovegrow2524

    Answer by letlovegrow2524 at 3:41 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • I've heard that the little rubber thing that sticks out to take it out can irritate the skin. I also wouldn't want to clean it and all that. Yucky. Not for me. But good luck.
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 5:22 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

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