Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the difference between SPA Multifunctional shower and MedCare Intimate shower?

The SPA shower is a multifunctional shower which has two types of head (applicator and standard shower head), into it’s handle capsules can be placed for intimate personal hygiene, water filtration skin care. The basic package includes a standard shower head, water filter and a capsule.In contrast, on MedCare Intimate shower you can place 1 head (applicator) and it is suitable for use Intimate capsules. The applicator will be sent to the accessory items.The MedCare Intimate Shower is for 1 function the SPA Shower is able to carry out all 3 task!

What is irrigation?

The vaginal douche (irrigation) of the women is an ancient method of intimate hygiene. Experts believe that, first, extensive removal of secretion of inflammatory arthritis, a bacterial count reduction will create a better basis for recovery, on the other hand Döderlein flora – due to changes in pH – die anyway. In rinsed pods the acidic environments will facilitate the resettlement of Döderlein bacteria. These considerations there are people who suggest after every sexual contact the pH of vaginal lactic acid as soon as possible to restore.

Do we use the same applicator for rinsing the vagina and rectum?

Yes, but with different type of capsule.

For vaginal treatment is 2-phase capsules (gel + salt crystal), and 1-phase capsules for anal treatment (only salt crystals) to be used. At anal treatment we recommend using a little lubricant….

How to disinfect intimate applicator?

With an disinfecting agent for plastic surface available at pharmacy or with disinfecting baby pacifiers and toys suitable material.

How to place the capsule into the appliance?

On the filled part of the there is a small edge which prevents the capsule to be located in the wrong direction. (Please do not force the insertion!) The salt filled part of the capsule should be toward the conductor. If you place the capsule this way, it slips easily into the operator handle.

What water pressure is needed to operate the appliance?

Pressure of the water pipe is enough to use the intimate shower. In case you have gas boiler for continuous flow please open another hot water faucet as well.

How long does irrigation last?

During the irrigation should not be a long time to wash the vagina because it can damage the normal flora. Only short-term, intensive irrigation is needed. We took care about this important factor in case of the Intimate shower. Therefore, the device can not be used without the capsule. The capsules regulate the rinse time which is approx. 1.5 to 2 minutes. After the flushing stops (this can be felt), the active ingredient gets into the vagina in just a few seconds. Only then should the device be removed.

How often should irrigation be applied?

Intimate hygiene purposes, if the general use once a week and occasionally (we recommend the use of aroma water Intimate shower Lavender). Where there are complaints from every 3-4 days the symptoms persist then once a week. If your doctor recommends a medication in addition to daily use is permitted.

How to place the capsule into the appliance?

On the filled part of the there is a small edge which prevents the capsule to be located in the wrong direction. (Please do not force the insertion!) The salt filled part of the capsule should be toward the conductor. If you place the capsule this way, it slips easily into the operator handle.

How to store the product?

After opening the package the capsule should be used as soon as possible. Until usage it has to be kept on a cool, dry place locked from children.

Should irrigation be applied standing or lying?

For rinse and the intake of active substances both posture are suitable for irrigation. The substance sticks on the wall of the vagina, so it does not leach out during the rinse.

Is it recommended to use the appliance during menstruation?

It is not recommended. After menstruation the appliance can be used again.

Is it recommended to use the appliance during pregnancy?

It is not recommended. After giving birth using Intimate shower is allowed in case your gynecologist suggests it.

Is it recommended to use the appliance with intrauterine contraceptive device (coil)?

Yes, in this case it is recommended. Intrauterine contraceptive devices offset the normal flora.

Is it recommended to use it with antibiotics or under other medical treatment?

Yes, we recommend it because antibiotics do not make any difference between Lacto bacteria and other pathogenic bacteria so during the treatment the normal flora can be offset. It is also recommended in addition to gynecological treatments based on advise of your gynecologist.

How to differentiate vaginal infections?

The differentiation of vaginal infections is specialists task. The device can be used for intimate hygiene to keep health, it plays a significant role the in restoration and maintenance of normal steady-state.

What are the active substances of capsules placed into the device ?

Each capsule contains 10gr salt crystal which is needed for rinsing ensuring 0.9% saline solution. In the separated (with a plunger) active substance part there is 8ml active substance. The active ingredients in the form of a thin film, permanently adhere to the inner surface of the vagina. Active ingredients: lactic acid, yarrow, thyme, marigold, sage, lavender.