Frequently Asked Questions

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How long should my period last?

First of all, remember that every girl’s body develops at her own pace and reacts in her own way.

Menstruation, also called periods, usually begins anytime between the ages of 9 and 16. So if you haven’t had your first period yet, don’t worry. You should have your period every month or every 24 to 35 days (counting from the first day of your last period). At first, the number of days will vary and your cycle will not be regular, which is completely normal. Give your body time to develop. Your period should last 3-6 days, maybe longer at first. Sometimes it will be painful, other times trivial.

I often have vaginal discharge. What is that??

All girls have vaginal discharge, and that’s normal. These are small amounts of fluid secreted by glands in your vagina and cervix. It’s your body’s way of keeping your vagina clean by removing dead cells growing on its walls. Nature does a good job, doesn’t it?

As part of your personal hygiene, you can use a panty liner to protect your underwear on days when vaginal discharge makes you particularly uncomfortable.

How do I know if I have a vaginal infection?

The color and thickness of your discharge varies depending on your menstrual cycle. For example, they are thickest during ovulation, when one of your ovaries releases an egg about two weeks before your period.

Vaginal discharge should be clear or milky and not have an unpleasant odor. If you notice an increase in the amount of discharge, a change in color (yellowish or greenish), a foul odor, irritation, itching, or burning sensations, you may be suffering from a vaginal infection. Other problems, like yeast infections, can affect the condition of your vagina for all sorts of reasons. These types of infections are painful and uncomfortable and must be treated. If in doubt, do not hesitate to consult a doctor.

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I often have cramps during my period. What is that?

Also known as dysmenorrhea or menstrual pain, these are painful sensations felt in the lower abdomen that can occur both before and during menstruation.

There are two main types of difficult or painful periods – primary and secondary dysmenorrhea:

• Primary dysmenorrhea is the most common type of pain and is characterized by pain in the lower abdomen and lower back pain beginning 1-2 days before menstruation and lasting 2-4 days. There is no underlying problem causing the pain

• Secondary dysmenorrhea is characterized by painful cramps that are due to an identifiable medical problem such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or pelvic inflammatory disease.

What types of feminine hygiene products can I use?

Products used in feminine hygiene include tampons and sanitary napkins, used to protect clothes from bleeding during menstruation, panty liners and tongas used to feel fresh every days and feminine wipes.

Tampons are worn inside the vagina and can be inserted using your longest finger or using a special applicator which is made of plastic or cardboard. Before using tampons, be sure to read the instructions for use, as they have been linked to a condition called toxic shock syndrome.

The pads are worn under the pants and stay in place by adhering to your underwear. They absorb blood after it has flowed from the vagina to reach the outside of the body. There are different types and absorption capacities.

Panty liners are very popular with women. They can either be combined with wearing a tampon for increased safety, or used towards the end of the period when the blood flow is so low that it is not necessary to wear a pad or a tampon, either by feminine hygiene measure to stay fresh and dry all day.

What causes itching and burning sensations?

Many feminine hygiene products use recycled materials that are bleached with chlorine.

Easy Day products are made from new, more expensive materials and there are no recycled materials of any kind in our products. No traces of mercury or dioxins.

In addition, Easy Day products do not contain any odors or fragrances, as these can also cause allergic reactions.

How often should I change towels and what kind should I use?

You will find that you are going to have to change pads about every 3 to 5 hours. Go to the bathroom regularly to check that your underwear is not stained by leaks. Most women prefer pads with wings where you simply fold the adhesive border over the outside of the panty crotch.

Pads with wings that provide side leakage protection are especially handy, as they prevent blood from reaching the edges and staining your underwear. You will see how practical they are! If you usually have a heavy period, keep a few pads handy – just in case. The towels are offered in discreet sachets that you can slip discreetly into your pocket before going to the bathroom.

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