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Adele Donahue
27 October 2015 @ 03:06 pm
So I've only used cups for one and a half cycles and I'm still not sure about these things (about to buy a yuuki cup). When I've had them in while sitting or really just "being" I feel air escape. Like it feels like blood escaping but I check and there is none so it's air. So.. what does that mean? Is this supposed to happen? Does it mean it is being crushed? Does it mean it is the wrong size?
 
 
Current Mood: confusedconfused
 
calandra_ljcalandra_lj on October 27th, 2015 08:04 pm (UTC)
That's completely normal. It means the air inside the cup is being replaced by blood and, well, it has to go somewhere. ^^ The "bubbly" feeling is a bit odd and can be mildly annoying at times, but it's harmless.
Adele DonahueAdele Donahue on October 27th, 2015 08:23 pm (UTC)
oohh
oohh I didn't think of that, the blood is replacing the air.. what if the air gets displaced up into your uterus? Okay now I am over thinking it and getting deep.. no pun intended
..::bella vita::..por_que_no on October 27th, 2015 10:29 pm (UTC)
Re: oohh
it shouldn't because the cervix isn't actually opening up that much. The path of least resistance will be for the air to bubble out of you so you get that weird "queef" feeling. I'm still not used to it and am always afraid I'm leaking!
Adele DonahueAdele Donahue on October 28th, 2015 02:10 pm (UTC)
Re: oohh
haha I didn't want use that word but I was looking for a tag "queef".
bluemoon79bluemoon79 on October 29th, 2015 03:12 am (UTC)
Re: oohh
I have the same thing happen! Maybe you should wear a backup pad for a while while getting used to how the cup works for you, just to be on the safe side. Are you having any leaking? If not, I think it's probably the right size.

And I absolutely LOVE the Yuuki cup! It is one of my very favorite cups if not my favorite. I have the large cup. It's not too hard and not too soft and it is one of the cups with the largest capacities. I would definitely buy that one again.

Edited at 2015-10-29 03:12 am (UTC)