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Can you use a tampon while you have a UTI

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
UTI: Unlikely that a tampon will have a negative effect on uti.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Why do it: Better to use pads this cycle and resume tampons once the UTI is gone.
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
OBGYN visit: History taking, physical exam. I would think that pelvic exam would be redundant given you're not sexually active and 20 years old. If UTI is a concer... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Not a good idea...: Clindamycin is chiefly used for respiratory infection, skin and soft tissue infection and not a good choice for bacterial UTI. Besides, consider its u... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
See your doctor : Your doctor will likely order a urinalysis followed by a urine culture and sensitivity if necessary. If there is no infection then you will likely be ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 7 years experience
Please book an appointment with your primary care doctor for a focused history & physical. Subspecialty referral to a Urologist may be needed.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 31 years experience
Uti: I would not. Thebes of a hot tub is a risk factor for uti.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Uti: A uti requires antibacterial medications to clear it and vagisil or cortisone cream will not affect it. They are used to treat vaginal inflammation or... Read More
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