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can I wear a light tampon just in case

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You may have: an unperforated hymen. See a GYNECOLOGIST who can open this with local anesthesia! Hope this helps Dr Z

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If there is just a: small amount of clear discharge, removing a primarily dry tampon from your vagina may be uncomfortable and abrade delicate mucosa.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mini pads: Without Always, then you will never catch the "clear stuff". The use of tampons that are not frequently changed can lead to toxic shock syndrome.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Daily tampons ??: Don't recommend daily tampons for possible leukorrhea.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Buckmaster
40 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes, it's safe: if there are no indications of any problems and bleeding has been decreasing, it is fine to use a tampon after 1 week. Ask your doctor to make sure th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Physically, yes: Physically, a girl who has a menstrual period can use a pad or tampon. However, some girls are quite young (ages 10-12 years) when periods start, so t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pad - simpler: I don't believe there is a right or wrong answer to this. My own thought is that dealing with all the body changes that go with puberty & dealing with ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, if taking pills: If you are on the pill form of Metronidazole then you can use tampons.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: As long as you have a period and you can insert a tampon it doesnt matter the age.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: The girl in question needs to be responsible enough to change the tampon regularly. That is the main pre-requisite.

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