Precautions when using sanitary napkins

Precautions when using sanitary napkins

Every month when menstruation cramps, you will need to use sanitary napkins. The use of sanitary napkins is very simple. Even if you use them for the first time, you will know how to use them after opening the package. However, the use of sanitary napkins is There are many precautions, everyone needs to understand in detail, then what are the precautions for the use of sanitary napkins?

1.Before using sanitary napkins, it is best to wash your hands.

Otherwise, the bacteria on the hands can be brought to the sanitary napkin and touch the skin of the vulva, causing infection.

  1. Do not leave sanitary pads in the bathroom for long periods of time

For the convenience of access, some women buy sanitary napkins and store them in the locker in the bathroom. Compared with other rooms in the home, the bathroom is the most humid, and some families’ bathrooms are even invisible all day long. As everyone knows, bacteria are more likely to invade after the sanitary napkin is damp. After unpacking, the sanitary napkin should be placed in a dry and clean place, and should not be used again after it gets wet.


  1. Pay attention to the expiration date of sanitary napkins

Some women like to stock up in large quantities when shopping malls are on sale, hoarding them at home and use them slowly. In fact, sanitary napkins, like food, also have an expiration date. The closer to the production date, the better the quality of sanitary napkins. Because the method of high temperature disinfection is used to achieve sterility, the validity period of one-time disinfection and sterilization is limited after all, and there is no guarantee of sterility after the expiration date.

Therefore, when using sanitary napkins, we must pay attention to the validity period, do not buy too much at one time, and buy them as you use them. Especially in the humid weather in the south, it can’t be used up all at once, and it is also prone to mold and contamination. Doctors suggest that, in general, women should buy one or two menstrual cycles and keep them at home for backup.

  1. Do not frequently buy promotional and newly produced sanitary pads

New brands, new varieties, new fabrics, and promotions often lead to impulse purchases. For example, the popular dry mesh surface, many people with allergies will experience redness, swelling and itching after using it. Reliable manufacturers, reliable stores, good reputation, and personal experience are still the most basic common sense in purchasing sanitary napkins.

  1. Do not use chemical sanitary pads with drugs or fragrances on a regular basis

Many medicated sanitary napkins on the market are said to have the effects of antibacterial, antipruritic, alleviating dysmenorrhea, soothing discomfort and balancing vaginal pH. Some medicated sanitary napkins may destroy the acid-base balance of the private parts, cause flora imbalance, reduce the self-immunity and cleaning effect of the private parts, and make them more vulnerable to bacteria. For women with sensitive constitutions, medicated sanitary napkins should be used with caution, because it may cause skin allergies and itching in private parts. People with sensitive skin should choose cotton sanitary napkins that are soft, comfortable and less irritating to the skin.

  1. Don’t just use sanitary napkins for heavy flow

Using a sanitary napkin with a large absorption capacity has such health benefits. When it is inconvenient to change the sanitary napkin frequently, there will be no side leakage problem due to excessive blood volume. Therefore, high-absorbent sanitary napkins are very popular. Humans are inert. Once some women use sanitary napkins with a large amount of absorption, they will be “lazy” and not replace the sanitary napkins for a long time, which will cause poor local ventilation, lead to the proliferation of bacteria, and induce various gynecological diseases. Even if you prefer high-absorbent pads, don’t forget to change them every two hours or so.

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