Absorption Of Light Bodily Discharges
Patent #: 6,461,341
Inventor(s): Joseph Bennett
A sanitary device that removably fits over an orifice of the body, to intercept and absorb light discharges, has been patented. The device features a thin, flexible towelette that can absorb light amounts of bodily discharge. The towelette has opposite first and second end edges, opposite side edges, upper and lower surfaces and can be folded along a longitudinally extending fold that extends from the first to the second end edge. This divides the towelette into a pair of wings that extend away from the fold. The wings have opposed inwardly and outwardly directed faces and the towelette can fit over an orifice with the fold directed toward it. The orifice is located midway between the first and second end edges and the wing’s outwardly directed faces are engaged by the body parts that are adjacent to the orifice. An elongated flexible loop has a pair of ends secured to the towelette, projecting outwardly from the first end edge, and it can project outside the user’s body when the towelette is positioned against the body. The towelette has a sufficient tensile strength and the towelette’s string attachments are secured to resist tearing or breaking while being pulled by the loop from the body, even when it is partially moistened.
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