Treating infections can be so worrisome. Some infections are usually treated for weeks, months, and even years. There are many ways of contracting infections, it could be through sex, through the use of public toilets, and lack of hygiene. However, it is interesting to know that some infections are sanitary towel-induced.
One can contract sanitary towel-induced infections through the following:
1. Long Hours of Use
Under no condition should you leave your sanitary towels on for longer hours, this can trigger infections such as bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection. If you usually have a heavy flow, try as much as possible to change your sanitary towel in good time before it becomes heavily soaked.
2. Irregularity in Size
You should be able to determine if you are a heavy flow or a light flow person. This will help you to go for the right size of the sanitary towel without leakage or escape of menstrual flow into your anus.
If you do not strictly follow the rules of hygiene during your menstrual flow, then you are prone to have sanitary towel-induced infections.
4. Product Type
Be careful of the brand of sanitary towel you go for. You should go for popularly known and trusted brands. Do not go for relatively unknown brands just because they are cheap or because some people around you are talking about them.
The vagina of a woman is so sensitive, because of this, you should be careful to look out for the expiry date on your sanitary towel at the point of purchase. No matter how costly a sanitary towel is, do not use it when already expired. This could trigger irritation and subsequently infection down there.