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can you use a tampon while you have a uti

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: You can. Make sure you change the tampon often. Keep things dry and drink plenty of fluids patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas texas.
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: No problem with using tampons. Remember to use non scented tampons and change it frequently.
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Your vagina is not attached to your urethra or bladder.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can use a tampon if you have a uti. However since the vagina is right next to the bladder, you might find the tampon is uncomfortable due to the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Yes, you can wear a tampon with uti.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Does not matter: A urinary tract infection would not factor in the use of a tampon.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Unlikely that a tampon will have a negative effect on uti.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why do it: Better to use pads this cycle and resume tampons once the UTI is gone.
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: It is possible for an early urinary tract infection to cause discomfort with initiation of the urine stream. A simple urine test performed by your doc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The use of tampons will not affect a uti.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Uti: It may be a bit uncomfortable but not dangerous.
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