Menstrual discs are a a round silicone reusable disc that collects blood. Unlike menstrual cups it doesn’t use suction to stay in but sits behind the public bone. A menstrual disc is ideal for mess free period sex.
A Menstrual disc is made of medical grade silicone and the cups sit in the vaginal canal behind the pubic bone or vaginal fornix where is collects menstrual fluid. Coth cups and discs form a seal against your vaginal wall to stop leaks. A menstrual disc holds more than a super tampon making a disc suitable whatever your menstrual flow. If you want even further reassurance against leaks you can always use period underwear but with a disc it is not usually needed. The Period Lady stocks most menstrual disc available in the UK.
Cups and Discs
Unlike a reusable menstrual cup a menstrual disc does not use suction to say in place or your pelvic muscles, once in place behind your pubic bone you will not feel it.Reusable menstrual Cups and reusable discs have a few key differences but both period products can be used without increased risks of toxic shock syndrome, they are a healthy menstrual tool to collect blood. Most menstrual discs comes in different sizes and are suitable for low cervix.
The Lumma Discs have a silicone string, period discs offer a higher capacity than tampons or most menstrual cups. Once positioned correctly even though a disc has a higher capacity than a bigger menstrual cup you will not be able to feel it.
Nixit is far bigger cup than others and is ideal for those with heavy periods and heavy flow.
Mess Free Sex
A period disc is often used for mess free period sex as it stores period blood high in the vagina. Penetrative sex is not possible with a menstrual cup but it is with a disc.