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is it bad to wear 2 tampons in a row

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Unlikely that a tampon will have a negative effect on uti.

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A 41-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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Normally, yes.: Avoid using a tampon for 2 weeks after a medical abortion. Use a sanitary napkin if needed for spotting.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Buckmaster
40 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes, it's safe: if there are no indications of any problems and bleeding has been decreasing, it is fine to use a tampon after 1 week. Ask your doctor to make sure th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why would u want to?: If you are having bleeding in between your periods that is not normal and needs a workup or if you are having enough discharge u want to wear them , t ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Does it itch if you don't wear tampons? If so, change brands and see if it makes a difference. Either way, change them every 4 hours at the most.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not a problem.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Tampons: Tampons may be very acceptable socially and the adverts seem to portray a variety of benefits. They are potentially very dangerous instruments/devices ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
What's your question: We need more info. Age? Medications? Unprotected sex? Last menstrual period? Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cysts/bas ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Call up primary Dr.: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter ... Read More
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