Feminine Care Products: A Need For Every Woman

18 Nov 2014 Chris James   Health and wellbeing Medicines and treatments

Here are some of the feminine care products that can keep you feeling and smelling fresh:

Perfume and Deodorant Products:

According to the VWHC survey reports, one in four women aged over 18 are conscious about their vaginal odour. This is mainly when they are leading up to their periods. There are only a handful of women that will use products to remove the smell. It is however, recommended to consult a doctor if you are experiencing vaginal odour. An odour can be an underlying symptom of a more serious problem like bacterial vaginosis (BV) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). There are multiple types of deodorising products available which are completely safe and secure to use in the genital area.

Anti-Itch Creams and Wipes:

According to the VWHC survey report, 43% of women aged 18 or older have experienced vaginal itching, and 57% will self-treat itch with OTC medications. If you are experiencing itching, it's recommended you consult your doctor before self-medicating. There are multiple feminine care products available that will relieve the itch until you can get to your health consultant for proper treatment. Note: these products are used only for external use not for internal use.

Lubricants and Moisturisers:

Lubricants and moisturisers are normally used for the treatment of vaginal dryness. This is a general condition that normally occurs because of low oestrogen levels. A vaginal lubricant or moisturiser is one of the best and simple way to get relief from the anxiety of vaginal dryness. Vaginal lubricants and moisturisers are free from any unsympathetic chemicals or hormones that can be dangerous for you. But it is recommended to consult a doctor first before choosing any pain relief medicine or any lubricants.

External Cleansing Products:

Many women use water and soap for the cleanliness of their genital area. Others, choose to use specialised cleansing products for additional safety and assurance. We would suggest that, if you are using any kind of cleansing products, always make sure that these ingredients are free from health effective ingredients like alcohol or any other harsh detergents. If you are using these products to combat odour, consult with a health practitioner to exclude a basic infection.

There are multiple types of feminine care products available that can help every woman feel fresh and clean all day so there's no excuses not to look after yourselves.

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