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JuJu Cup is made from a medical grade silicone and does not contain any additional colours or dyes
JuJu is manufactured in a clean room environment to strict ISO standards and the silicone used in the manufacture of JuJu Cup carries independent biocompatibility and toxicity certificates of compliance.
JuJu was registered as a Medical Device on the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA) Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods on 11 February 2011, ARTG No. 180153
Yes. JuJu is made from a medical grade silicone. It does not contain any toxins, bleaches or BPAs. JuJu does not contain any dyes and is latex-free so it is suitable for woman with latex allergies.
We'd love you to spread the word about JuJu to your friends but please never share your own JuJu with anyone else. JuJu is intended for your personal use only and sharing your cup with another person may transmit infections or diseases.
Yes. Since JuJu is worn internally and has no strings or wings like tampons and pads, it is perfectly suited to the active woman's lifestyle. JuJu also holds three times as much fluid as tampons or pads so only needs to be changed half as often as other disposable forms of feminine hygiene. JuJu can be worn when swimming, doing yoga, running or any other form of exercise.
TSS is a bacterial infection that has been linked to prolonged use of some high-absorbency tampons. More recently there has been a single reported case of TSS associated with the use of a menstrual cup in Canada. The patient presented with TSS symptoms 10 days after using a menstrual cup. More information on this case can be read on the NCBI website. This is believed to be the only case where a menstrual cup has been assosciated with TSS.
TSS can be life threating and is characterised by the following symptoms;
If you experience any of these symptoms you should remove your menstrual cup immediately and contact the local emergency department.
People who have previously experienced TSS should not use any form of internal sanitary protection such as JuJu unless done so under the direct supervision a qualified medical practitioner.
We recommend you seek the advice of your medical practitioner/gynaecologist should you wish to use a menstrual cup in conjunction with your IUD.
Should you choose to use JuJu in conjunction with you IUD, it is recommended you;
No, you cannot wear your JuJu during sexual intercourse. JuJu is not a contraceptive and provides no protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
There is currently no known evidence to support an increased risk of a yeast infection (candida albicans) with a menstrual cup.
It is estimated that 75% of people experience thrush at some and whilst thrush does not cause any long term health issues it can be very uncomfortable and can be recurrent.
Thrush presents as vaginal discomfort, tears in the skin, abnormal discharge, stinging, itching or swelling. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, we recommend you consult your GP as soon as possible for correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
There are preventative measures you can to to reduce your risk of a yeast infection;Cleaning your cup
If you have any concerns, please seek the advice of your medical practitioner.
We recommend you discontinue the use of your menstrual cup and do not use any internal treatment creams in conjunction with your menstrual cup.
It is best to replace your menstrual cup to eliminate the risk of reinfection and only use your new menstrual cup once the infection has completely cleared.