Wash the pessary in clear cold water, dry well and place away in the box.
The pessary should, of course, never be worn during the menstrual period.
Sometimes a pessary which prevents the anteversion is efficient.
If there is inflammation of the womb, this must be subdued before using the pessary.
A doctor's help is needed only when first selecting the right size of pessary.
The thickened rim retains this circular shape by means of enclosed spiral spring when the pessary is in position.
I recommend the use of the pessary as the most convenient, the cheapest and the safest.
It seems inartistic and sordid to insert a pessary or a suppository in anticipation of the sexual act.
Or make a pessary of lead only, dip it in the above mentioned things, and put it up.
After the pessary had been placed in position every trace of pain, etc., left me.
c.1400, from Late Latin pessarium, from Greek pessarion "medicated tampon of wool or lint," diminutive of pessos "pessary," earlier "oval stone used in games," perhaps of Semitic origin.
pessary pes·sa·ry (pěs'ə-rē)
Any of various devices worn in the vagina to support or correct the position of the uterus or rectum.
A contraceptive diaphragm.
A medicated vaginal suppository.