Menstruation can be painful, dirty and uncomfortable for some. During that one week, we face many challenges together, both physical and emotional. But sometimes when we start feeling dry there and reach the end of menstruation, then menstrual rash becomes a new problem and bothers us. Do you know why this is happening? No! So let’s know its causes and remedies (How to get rid of period rash).
What causes a rash on pillows
Wearing sanitary napkins can cause a rash due to friction during movement. According to the Center for Young Women’s Health, walking, running and physical activity can cause a rash. Also, the humidity during these days can cause a rash or rashes.
The main reason is the use of sanitary napkins. The chemicals in these pads can irritate the skin in the vagina and inner thighs.
Here are some home remedies to get relief from period rash.
Neem leaves have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help in relieving the rash. Just boil water in a pot, add about 20 neem leaves and let it soak for a while. Remove the water from the heat and let it cool. Once it reaches room temperature, use it to wash the affected area. You can also mix it in a bucket of water and bathe with it. Neem is good for your skin.
Ice reduces pain and swelling. Just take a few ice cubes, wrap them in a clean cloth and apply them to the affected areas. In this way, you will get relief from swelling or irritation and you will immediately feel better.
3 coconut oil
Coconut oil is known for its antibacterial properties. It is a great remedy for pillow rash. It also hydrates your skin. Before going to bed at night, clean the affected area with cold water and apply coconut oil on the affected area using a cotton ball. Leave overnight. You can also apply it in the morning after a bath.
Keep these things in mind when using pads during your period
You can switch to a different brand or use cotton swabs if you want. You can also opt for other products such as menstrual cups, tampons or cotton swabs.
Do not wear synthetic or tight clothing during your period as this can worsen the condition.
If you use pads, do not use scented pads, they are high in chemicals.
Maintain hygiene and change pads 3 to 4 times a day. This will not cause infection.
Try to wear loose clothing that is ventilated.