Dealing with that time of the month for any woman can be difficult, no doubt, but a few things can actually make a huge difference when it comes to making your periods easier to deal with.
Here some essential hygiene measures every girl and woman should take during menstruation or period.
Method’s of sanitation
Nowadays, several ways to maintain hygiene are available, including sanitary napkins, tampons, and a menstrual cup.
Regularly changing your hygiene products will prevent growing infections or bacterial infections on the blood, creating a foul odor and leaving you more conditions.
Choose the product in which you feel comfortable, and that is right for you.
Wash yourself regularly
Take a shower or bath at least once a day.
Always wash your hands after / before changing pads.
We should alter sanitary napkins once every 6 hours.
In the case of high flow, we should change every 4 hours, or for tampons, it is every 2 hours depends on the type of product.
Keep your labial area clean
Girls slightly have to more chances of bacterial infections when they are on their period due to changing of pH levels.
We should wash genitals twice a day, even when you’re not on your period.
Use warm water to clean your intimate areas as using soaps can destroy your pH balance as it may contain many chemicals.
Vagina maintains it’s hygiene as it has its own pH balance.
Using soaps and hygiene products can destroy the self- hygiene of the vagina.
You can use soaps on upper part of vegina to clean.
Use the right washing technique
The right way to wash the vagina is from front to back. The risk of infections is higher if you wipe from back to front as the bacterias from the anus region can come in contact with the urinary tract.
Use separate wipes to clean your vaginal and anus region.
Always use warm water and your hand to clean your intimate areas.
Beware of Pad rashes
The women who are in corporate or working women have more chances to have a bad rash as she should have to move or walk by which pad gets rub with the thigh’s and causes a rash.
If you have sensitive skin, the chemicals in the pads might irritate your skin that’s leads to ranges.
Changing hygiene products can also cause if you to use different products on different days of your period.
Discary your used napkins or tampons
Sanitary pad or tampon should never be flushed down the toilet because it may clog the drainage system and lead to flooding of the toilet.
After use, a disposable sanitary pad or a tampon should be wrapped in a news paper or waste paper and put in a garbage bin.
It is also necessary to dispose of the contents of the garbage bin promptly because if the sanitary pad or a tampon is left in the garbage bin for a long time, then the menstrual fluid on these disposed products may get contaminated with germs and emit a foul smell.
Hence, first it is necessary to keep the garbage bin covered to prevent the foul smell from spreading in your house and secondly, the contents of the garbage bin should be disposed of promptly to prevent spread of diseases by flies and other insects that gather around these garbage bins.
Things to carry when you are on your period.
Being prepared for the arrival of your menstruation when you are on the go and there are not in the comfort of your own it’s important to maintain the comfort of your just like when you are on your own home and keeping some things in particular with you, you can literally have an easier time to deal with your period.
Here is a list of things that you must to have with you when you know your periods could arrive any day.
- Keeping few sanitary pads or tampons
- Painkillers (Suggested by doctor)
- Pot linersor or hygiene sprays
- Stain remover
- Spare underwear.
When you’re on your Periods, avoid tight thongs and underwear made of fabric doesn’t allow your skin to breathe, as it may cause infections.
While maintaining hygeine, it is also important that you must wear something comfortable during this time.
Also have a look at our article on 11 Reasons For Having Irregular Periods Or Irregular Menstruation Cycle
Use clean and comfortable cotton wears that do not stick to your skin as they’re more comfortable.
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