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If you put a tampon in wrong

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check technique: If it still hurts see doctor to see if you may have an infection.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Use applicator: and insert straight in: very small tampons may shift.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
No. : It’s a good idea to use the smallest size tampon when you are learning how for the first time. It is also easier to insert it when your period is mod... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
See insertion video: 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tampon insertion: This site will give you clear step by step instructions: http://www.Youngwomenshealth.Org/tampon.Html.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Show her: It would probably be easiest for her to watch you put on in.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tampon Tips: 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Many women who are virgins can successfully use tampons. It should be fine as long as it is not painful or uncomfortable.
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Yes: You may have an old tampon left in there or something is dropping and out of place. Use your fingers to check for anything that does not feel like ti... Read More

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