Patents

Contoured and shaped feminine sanitary device

September 12, 2012

A California researcher has received a patent for a feminine sanitary device comprising:
a body having a substantially fluid-absorbing core interposed between a substantially fluid-impermeable backing and a substantially fluid-permeable cover for absorbing bodily fluid, the body comprising:
• an oversized front extension;
• an oversized back extension; and
• a central portion, adapted for placement against a female genital area, having two sides, a front edge integrally connected to the front extension and a back edge integrally connected to the back extension;
• a first raised area located in the central portion for absorbing and directing fluid, the first raised area having a longitudinal axis positioned substantially equidistant from the sides of the central portion;
• a second raised area located in the front extension for directing the bodily fluid;
• a third raised area located in the back extension for directing the bodily fluid;
• wherein the oversized front and back extensions provide protection against fluid unabsorbed by the central portion;
• wherein a longitudinal area located between the vaginal raised area and the back raised area is non-raided; and
• wherein a longitudinal area located between the vaginal raised area and the front raised area is non-raised. 

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