Are kegel balls a health device or bedroom toy?

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  1. liladybugz26 profile image87
    liladybugz26posted 3 years ago

    Are kegel balls a health device or bedroom toy?

    My health article was unjustly not published because HubPages thinks kegels balls are a bedroom device, and not an aid for a health condition. I was told it was a bedroom toy and my hub was explicit. In what world is a woman's health issue lewd and obscene? I am truly offended.

    To the point of this topic. Since HubPages will not publish my incredibly helpful article can Google still crawl it to pick to up?

    I appreciate all of your help and feedback on this folks! I really do. My head is spinning in circles, and can't wrap around this one.

    Best,
    Rachael M Jones

  2. Georgie Lowery profile image94
    Georgie Loweryposted 3 years ago

    Kegal balls (like Benwa) are usually considered sex toys and that's probably why your Hub got popped. If your Hub is not published, Google will not see it at all.

    1. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      How is it a sex toy when they are used to treat incontinence, and prevent bladder and uterine prolapse do to an unfit vagina? They are recommended by gynecologists for these reasons.

    2. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sure you're right (don't know much about it), but I do know they're also marketed as sex toys. A trip to any adult toy store or website will turn them up.

    3. bethperry profile image92
      bethperryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Then the brains at Google need to take a break from the sex store shopping and do more research into historical alternative medicine.

    4. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Google is the reason that triggers this kind of thing. They have strict policies on what types of pages they want to show their ads. Certain words or phrases trigger flags on HP and they'll sometimes automatically unpublish.

    5. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, they do bethperry!

    6. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I have a Hub about hate groups that has no ads on it (this was done my HP, not me, btw) for the exact same reason. If Google finds content they don't support, they could suspend HP's ads and then nobody makes any money here.

    7. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Okay Georgie, but my Hub on "Causes and Cures for Red and Itchy Vaginal Bumps" doesn't seem to bother them with over 400 views a day. What's the difference? They are both womens' health issues! It's offensive to women that this is not allowed.

    8. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Did your Hub on itchy bumps dig into something that can be considered a sex toy? I'm a woman and I'm not offended. HP isn't my own, private website and therefore it has a right to dictate what content I can publish.

    9. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      As a woman you should be ashamed.

    10. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I should be ashamed because HP doesn't want content that could be counter to their agreement with Google? Also, NEVER tell someone else what they should feel. That's seriously overstepping your rights.

    11. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Obviously you haven't caught on what kegal balls are used for. When you get older and your vagina is loose maybe you'll understand and then you'll think back and say, "oh, I wish I could read that article"!

    12. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm 43, and don't have that particular problem. Just because you're angry that HP popped your little Hub doesn't give you a right to be a jerk.

    13. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm actually being funny.

    14. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Oi. If that's funny, I'd hate to see you being a jerk. I'm actually on your side, but you need to understand how HP and it's ads work. I notice there are no ads on this question which may mean it might get deleted.

    15. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sure they will. God forbid talk about kegel balls on HubPages, and then dare dispute it with a senior member of the community. Say, is my article still posted somewhere on hubpages? I noticed a link for it on my "Red and Itchy Vag Bumps" hub.

    16. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Not that I can see. If it says "unpublished" then its a no-go. Go here and talk to the moderators to see if you can make changes to get it published http://hubpages.com/help-wizard/

    17. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you.

    18. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome. smile

  3. bethperry profile image92
    bethperryposted 3 years ago

    I had a gynecologist suggest I use these after surgery for uterine cancer. And to be very frank, my cancer came back. If the powers that be here are so caught up in censoring "bedroom" material, they need to wash their dirty-minded brains. Lewd is as lewd thinks.

    1. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you! I am so frustrated right now!

    2. bethperry profile image92
      bethperryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      liladybugz26, here is to hoping HP's gets its priorities straight and the puritan-kowtowing off the agenda! Gods bless.

  4. peeples profile image95
    peeplesposted 3 years ago

    K balls (Ben Wa Balls) have been used for CENTURIES as a masturbat*on toy. CENTURIES!! The use of them for strengthening k muscles alone is a rather new method in comparison. While k balls are good for your health so is masturbati*n and sex, but we can't write about them. Google and HP have rules that have to be followed. We don't have to agree with them, but if we don't plan on starting our own website for these articles, we have to follow the rules. I can't even write about surviving *ncest, or child abuse awareness hubs. These are just rules we have to follow even if they suck!

    My answer has been edited to fit rules of HP after receiving this warning that kept me from submitting it. "Some of the words in the answer do not meet our editorial policy."

    1. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Please do not confuse kegel balls with ben wa balls. They're very different.  Kegel balls and exercisers exercise the kegels, and were made for this purpose. Whereas ben wa balls are a sexual aid.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Wa_balls

    2. peeples profile image95
      peeplesposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      There almost identical. I'm not arguing against you but would a blow up doll still be a blow up doll if it was called a companion doll, boxed by a different distributor, and was used as therapy for dogs with separation anxiety?

    3. liladybugz26 profile image87
      liladybugz26posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      They are very different. They have different shapes and different functions.

    4. peeples profile image95
      peeplesposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I know what they are, I have some, they look identical to any seen an adult store, minus the fancy package and nice colors. They can also be used in the same way as Ben Wa Balls. I'm not denying your points,I'm seeing it from Hp side. Safe than sorry

 
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