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is it ok to wear a tampon during a uti

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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Should be no problem.

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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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesn't: Matter. Either one.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons.
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 female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder not empty: When the tampons are in place it pushes up against the bladder and tube that empties(urethra) the bladder. When you are urinating on your period you a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Seek care: If you are having these symptoms recurrently seek professional help.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The use of tampons will not affect a uti.
A 44-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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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It is OK to do that.
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