What to do if you can feel your menstrual cup

If you can feel your menstrual cup when walking, try to adjust the cup be pinching the base and moving it slightly from side to side. Check to make sure the cup has properly expanded and is fully sealed. You might also try to squat down and “push” with your vaginal muscles. Then stand up and try to use your muscles to move the cup upward.

How to feel your menstrual cup?

If you can feel your menstrual cup when walking, try to adjust the cup be pinching the base and moving it slightly from side to side. Check to make sure the cup has properly expanded and is fully sealed. You might also try to squat down and “push” with your vaginal muscles. Then stand up and try to use your muscles to move the cup upward.

Why do I feel my menstrual cup stem?

Feeling your menstrual cup when walking is usually a cause of it not being seated properly. Being able to feel your menstrual cup stem is a very common issue. It often depends on which brand you’re using and the length of the stem. Also, if you have a low cervix you might also be able to feel the stem.

How do you know if your menstrual cup is sealed?

Check to make sure the cup has properly expanded and is fully sealed. You might also try to squat down and “push” with your vaginal muscles. Then stand up and try to use your muscles to move the cup upward. Feeling your menstrual cup when walking is usually a cause of it not being seated properly.

Can you use a menstrual cup for the first time?

Larger sizes are often recommended for women who are over 30 years old, have given birth vaginally, or have a heavier period. When you use a menstrual cup for the first time, it may feel uncomfortable. But “greasing” your cup can help make the process smooth.

How do I feel my menstrual cup when walking?

If you can feel your menstrual cup when walking, try to adjust the cup be pinching the base and moving it slightly from side to side. Check to make sure the cup has properly expanded and is fully sealed. You might also try to squat down and “push” with your vaginal muscles.

Can You Feel Your menstrual cup?

When worn properly, you should not be able to feel your menstrual cup while wearing it. Feeling the cup most likely means it is not seated properly inside your vagina and should be adjusted. Depending on how sensitive you are down there, you might need to try a few tricks in order to prevent any sensation while wearing your cup.

How can I tell if my menstrual cup is suction seal?

If you’re in doubt, reach in and feel around the base of the cup – it should feel round or oval and not have any noticeable folds. If you feel any dents or folds on the base of your menstrual cup and you’re not sure the suction seal has been created, then gently grip the base of the cup (not the stem) and rotate it to make it unfold.

How can you tell if a menstrual cup is inserted correctly?

If the menstrual cup has been inserted correctly, you might hear a “pop” or a suction sound which means that the cup has unfolded and created the necessary suction seal. If you’re in doubt, reach in and feel around the base of the cup – it should feel round or oval and not have any noticeable folds.