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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
It's fine: It is fine to sleep with a tampon in.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, if you are on: Your period it is ok to use a tampon at night. Insure that you change it the next morning.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gyn can check: The vagina is a closed tube so a tampon can not get lost. If you are concerned it may still be inside then feel with your finger or have your gynecolo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you can if you change it in the morning.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Retained: you should remove it if not it can lead to serious infection in that region
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Tampons and sleep: Best to change tampons at least every 6-8 hours. The concern about keeping tampons in for long periods without changing is related to toxic shock synd ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tampon removal: Tampons are prime sources of potential infection, if not removed over time, but "nine hours" is usually not a concern. The bacteria which are always ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: For normal bleeding tampons require changing every eight hours, If you are bleeding from an abortion pill it would be heavier and may require you to w ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Brown
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tampons are safe: Tampons are very safe when used correctly and often more convenient than pads. When learning how to insert a tampon, read through the guide that come ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If : If the bleeding has not improved, i would advise seeing a an ob/gyn doctor for evaluation. Medications can be prescribed to stop the bleeding quickly ... Read More
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