sanitary towel

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sanitary towel

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an absorbent pad worn externally by women during menstruation to absorb the menstrual flow
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Noun1.sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)sanitary towel - a disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex); worn to absorb menstrual flow
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
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The raw cost of making a sanitary pad is less than one- third of the most competitive brand.
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Kolkata: To highlight the issue of women's health, the West Bengal government in collaboration with union ministry of health and family welfare, is planning to install sanitary pad vending machines in schools, colleges and other public places across the state.
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Pairs were matched first among old cloth and falalin users, then among falalin and sanitary pad and among old cloth and sanitary pad users.
Presence of anaemia was accepted as the dependent variable in the model; the independent variables were age, education, marital status, job, parity, body mass index, and menstruation characteristics (regularity of cycle, length of cycle, length of flow, sanitary pad usage).
Despite the persistence of slightly higher erythema scores among women with preexisting vulvar erythema in a prospective sanitary pad trial, no correlation to self-reported genital sensitivity was found.
One woman, squirming in her office chair to relieve itching, dislodged a sanitary pad used for absorbing the mess from an over-the-counter preparation.
Aparna Mahiyaria, one of the student representatives, has come out with a poster mentioning all the decisions taken during last year, including installation of sanitary pad dispensers and setting up of an online complaint form system.
In order to stay fresh and clean when they are on their menstruation cycle, it is advisable to replace their used sanitary pad to a new one every 4 hours.
Multiple logistic regression identified the availability of mass media at home as the highest predictor of sanitary pad use, along with high and middle social class and urban residence.
Even sanitary pad and shield users should be concerned.