Menstrual hygiene lessons
Menstruation is a mirror reflecting the health of a woman. So when menstruation, it is necessary to keep the necessary hygiene for the body to be clean and avoid genital diseases.
Menstruation is a physiological phenomenon in which a woman bleeds from the uterus through the vagina once a month and the vulva comes out. Menstrual bleeding time is about 3-6 days, the volume is about 100g, from puberty to menopause.
Menstruation is a mirror reflecting the health of a woman. So when menstruation, it is necessary to keep the necessary hygiene for the body to be clean and avoid genital diseases. In addition, during periods, the woman may feel uncomfortable and tired. The blood from the uterus to the vulva makes a woman more uncomfortable. Menstrual blood is a very favorable environment for bacteria to grow, then the cervix is opened again, so genital tract infections are likely to occur. Therefore, menstrual hygiene is essential to help women avoid many dangerous diseases.
Must keep the vaginal area clean during menstruation
Because bleeding occurs day and night, during work as well as during rest. Menstrual blood is the blood that does not clot, usually in the vagina and even when reaching the vulva can still accumulate in the vestibular area, between the genitals, making a woman feel sticky, dirty, itchy sometimes. In addition, when urinating or passing urine, feces and urine can collect in the vulva, increasing the possibility of infection.
Therefore, if you want to be clean, you must wash your pussy, make a loincloth and change your loincloth as well.
Must change washing several times when menstruation
Each day, depending on the amount of bleeding, wash the vulva area, dry it and change the loincloth. must be changed at least 3 times a day.
Washing water must be clean water: Tap water, well water. Do not wash with pond water or river water. Cold season should be washed with warm water.
Ideally, wash it under running water, or pour the water into a pouring kettle. Do not wash by soaking in a basin.
Wash both the vulva area and the episiotomy. Can be washed with soap, preferably with a specialized cleaning solution (Da Huong feminine hygiene solution or other). Always wash from the vulva and then to the groin and the groin, and finally to the anus and buttocks.
After washing is complete, use a clean cloth to dry the area of the vocal cords, perineal layer.
Must close the loincloth
The loincloth is necessary for blood to seep into the loin, not to the thighs, groin, and unhygienic. Therefore, loincloths should be made of cotton, buckwheat or gauze, cotton, and wrapped around. If the cloth is used many times, it is necessary to soak the laundry with soap, dry in a well-ventilated place.
Currently, there are sanitary napkins available for lozenges, disposable no need to wash. When finished, wrap it in paper and throw it in the trash. There is also a kind of loaf, pre-sold into a lump, inserted deep into the vagina, when full of menstrual blood, drawn with a papilla cord. This kind of loincloth is only for actors who need to perform on the day of their period; for women working and going to school normally should not be used because they easily cause infections.
Matters to watch out for during menstruation
Bathing: It is possible to shower normally, but flush, not soak in the bath. It was cold, so take a warm bath and not take too long. Absolutely do not bathe in lakes, ponds or swimming pools because they have to soak in water, easily infected upstream.
Vaginal enema: Vaginal douching is not allowed during menstruation; just external washing is enough.
Intercourse: It is advisable to abstain from intercourse during menstruation because the genitals are congested, and during menstruation, it is easy to spread the disease from men to women and vice versa.
Eating and drinking: Eat normally, avoid stimulating spices that can cause congestion in the sub-frame.
Work, study: Can work and go to school normally. Avoid heavy work, avoid soaking in water.
In short, menstrual hygiene is essential to avoid genital tract infections caused by bacteria from the vulva, the vagina going up the uterus, the fallopian tubes, causing diseases that affect the health. and the female childbirth. Therefore, schools, agencies, construction sites, factories need to have menstrual toilets so women can wash and change toilet towels during menstruation.