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17 August 2014 @ 03:54 pm
This is my third cycle with diva cups. I seem to not be leaking but have residule blood from changing my cup. I don't know how to stop this. Should I cut my stem so the cup sits lower. Do I have to "wipe" inside after reinsertion of the cup to stop the residule blood. Help.
 
mshanai on August 17th, 2014 09:18 pm (UTC)
There is some information in the FAQ about "slobber" and how to deal with it--does that sound like the problem you are having?
perigrine: cupsperigrine on August 18th, 2014 04:53 am (UTC)
I have a shower thingy that comes off and use that to wash the inside out, with the tap pressure turned down, and not overly hot water. I find that works well for me. I then put the clean cup in before I get out of the shower and its all nice and clean. I have found that the 'tickling' can cause a flood later though, which isn't a bad thing sometimes. Of course, not everyone has a shower head like I have.