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if you put a tampon in wrong

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Learn proper insert: When you first start using tampons you may find it easier to insert a “slim” tampon with a smooth plastic applicator that has a rounded tip. Recommend ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Use applicator: and insert straight in: very small tampons may shift.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Left over blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tampon use.: Please see this site: http://www.Youngwomenshealth.Org/tampon.Html. It provides step by step simple instructions with appropriate illustrations. It w ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
WHY?: What would be the purpose of the tampon?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Yes: If its in correctly it won't interfere.
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A 56-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Normal Female : Nothing. Perhaps I am missing your point but the tampon will soak up fluids and blood from a period. There is no interaction when you are also treat ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: You could be getting an infection that can be easily treated by your physician. Don't suffer, get help.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: It would be difficult to insert it in an incorrect position if it feels comfortable. If it is in the vagina, your body will be absorbing the medicatio ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Please don't fret - this will not cause you to have toxic shock syndrome.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It would be more: Likley that you would develop an infection. However, if penis is able to enter vagina despite the presence of the tampon, then there may be an unobstr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: Tampon might be too large? Spasm with attempts at insertion? It may be technique?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
?? no: But it may be messy, if your period is too long or too heavy see your obgyn.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Getting pregnant: Yes it is possible that one could get pregnant this way. Are you trying to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy. You should practice safe sex to keep hea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not a problem: No question is ever dumb. If you don't know the answer it is likely neither do a lot of other people. A small piece of tissue is highly unlikely to ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Boxers fracture: A true boxers fracture refers to an index finger knuckle region fracture. Commonly a fracture of the little finges is also called a boxers fracture. I ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, you can use a tampon with the coil.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Intact skin: HIV does not leave the body through intact skin. The key issue is whether the wound is completely healed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tampon insertion.: This is a great go bye: http://becomingagirl.weebly.com/non-applicator-tampons.html
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience Urology
Unlikely: Sperm will not live for long or travel that far outside the uterus. If in doubt, pregnancy test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, it is possible: It is also possible, but unlikely, to get pregnant with proper use of condom.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Yes, you can wear a tampon with uti.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
19 years experience Pain Management
Benzocaine Bath?: Hello. What would you be attempting to treat by bathing (lathering your skin) in benzocaine? Some side effects: headache, confusion; fast heart rate, ... Read More

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