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11 Apr 2006

Menstrual Sanitary Aids
I am a 24year old married female. I have always experienced irritation from using sanitary towels and then switched onto soft fabric cover for sensitive skins. Still though I feel irritation on my skin and causes me to feel very itchy and a horrible burinig sensation. I can't use tampons as my periods are very painful and when I did try one on- I experienced alot of pain from using it. I also feel very uncomfortable using a tampon. Is there anything I can use to de-sensitize my skin or are there alternate menstrual aids I could use ? Also I find that my periods are rather smelly- is this nomal or do I have a problem that needs to be addressed. It woud be very embarrasing for me to mention it to a doctor, so I would be very greatful If u could assist me .
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01 Jan 0001

Other than what is on the market, I can't suggest anything else. there isn't a way of desensitising the skin. There is usually an 'old blood' smell with a period.

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