the shining bacon of democracy (mangosorbet007) wrote in menstrual_cups,
the shining bacon of democracy
mangosorbet007
menstrual_cups

Gunk in stem?

I've been using menstrual cups for, oh, almost 10 years now, quite happily. The current model is a Mooncup that I've had for maybe 5 years. Yay, menstrual cups!
But: Last cycle I noticed a dark deposit in the stem, at the very top, i.e. the bit at the bottom of the cup itself. Boiling, boiling with baking soda, soaking with biological stain remover (normally my go-to method to bleach the cup) did nothing. No idea whether this is blood that somehow got up there or mold or what, but I want it gone!

Any ideas? I am considering using a syringe to get some bleach up there...
Tags: cleaning
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 7 comments