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Table 4 The safety of the menstrual cups (n = 515)

From: Acceptability and safety of the menstrual cups among Iranian women: a cross-sectional study

Health risks Category n (%)
Vaginal irritation No 467 (90.7)
Yes 48 (9.3)
Vaginal pain during removal No 392 (76.1)
Yes 123 (23.9)
Subjective vaginal irritation No 482 (93.6)
Yes 33 (6.4)
Pelvic Pain No 443 (86)
Yes 72 (14)
Allergies and rashes No 484 (94)
Yes 31 (6)
Physician-diagnosed urinary tract infection No 496 (96.3)
Yes 19 (3.7)
Physician-diagnosed vaginitis No 455 (88.3)
Yes 60 (11.7)
Physician-diagnosed toxic shock syndrome No 512 (99.4)
Yes 3 (0.6)