Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Does the V-Bak® protect or prevent STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections)?
No, the V-Bak® does not prevent or protect the user from STIs. Please consult with your health care provider for options to protect and prevent STIs.
Can I use the V-Bak®with an IUD (internal uterine device)?
Consult with your health care providerto determine if the V-Bak® is a safe option for you. Dislodgement of your IUD can occur, check with your health care provider prior to using the V-Bak®.
Can I use another personal lubricant with the V-Bak®?
No. Do not use any other product with or in the V-Bak®. Only use Melissa’s Secret, V-Bak® approved products with your V-Bak. Our custom water-based gel is not only FDA approved, but also V-Bak® approved. Our selection of V-Bak® approved products will grow, make sure you join our mailing list to be notified when new optionsbecome available!
Can I use the V-Bak® after a GYN surgery or procedure?
Consult with your health care provider to determine if the V-Bak® is a safe option for you.
How often do I need to sanitize my V-Bak®?
We recommended sanitizing your V-Bak® every month. Check out our sanitizing video here.
Why aren’t there several sizes of the V-Bak®?
The V-Bak® is designed to fit within the vaginal fornix, the widest part of the vagina. The vaginal fornix sits right beneath the cervix, the exit of the uterus. This unique area of the body can expand up to 10 centimeters!The V-Bak® is made from a super soft, certified- medical grade polymer that becomes softer and more pliable once inserted. Check our insertion and removal video here for additional information or helpful tips regarding the insertion and removal of the V-Bak®.
Does the V-Bak®contain latex?
The V-Bak® does not contain latex. The V-Bak® is considered hypo-allergenic, it is made from a certified medical grade polymer, that does not contain BPA/BPS, latex, silicone, or phthalates.
Can I have penetrative intercourse with the V-Bak® ?
YES! With the V-Bak in the right position, within the fornix of the vagina, penetrative intercourse can occur and some of our actual customers have said they have had the best sex of their lives with the V-Bak®!