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Menstrual Cups and Toxic Shock Syndrome (or TSS)

Recently, a new study has come out to say that menstrual cups may not be as safe as people are being led to believe.  While I do believe that menstrual cups are far better for your body than tampons, these findings cannot be ignored, and I think that gaining more knowledge and understanding of TSS and how to safely use and care for your Lumii Cup is a fantastic idea. In reality, TSS is an incredibly rare occurrence - but it is serious. There have only ever been two documented cases of TSS linked to menstrual cup use and in both cases, the cups had been left in for SEVERAL DAYS without being emptied or cleaned. We have had a...

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