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is it safe to use tampons for diabetic person

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok to use: If used properly you are fine to use tampons if diabetic. You are not at increased risk for TSS
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal odor may: Indicate yeast overgrowth ("infection") or bacterial vaginosis. See gyn/fp for exam, culture, & treatment. Diabetics (especially if sugars not well co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: On kidney function.If normal kidney function it can be used as long as kidney function is monitored. If decreased kidney function should not be used, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Diabetes M. = ↑Sugar: Diabetes mellitus is defined as elevated blood glucose; optimal hba1c ≤5.0%. By ada promoted standards, dm is not present until hba1c ≥6.5%. Thus eati ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no!: Keep a close eye on it for infection. Breaking the integrity of the skin is more of a threat to a diabetic. Piercings and tattoos tend to get infected ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetic: At age 40 there is no such thing - you are a diabetic unless you have had diabetes since late teens or early age (about 20 years or so). If you are ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Absolutely.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
If it's comfortable: Yes, a young woman may use tampons during her first period as long as she is able to insert them and remove them with comfort. (never force them!) the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Not really: Not advised. Smoked, vaporized, chewed...Best not to expose a developing brain to abnormal chemicals.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes.: Yes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
With caution: Being hepatitis b positive (carrier state) and having the disease are different. I think it is wise that you read and ask always if these medications ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: While structurally similar to cocaine, it does not seem to get into the brain and drive addiction.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO : Don't be a fool. The most common known cause for birth defects is excessive synthetic vitamin a which is in many vitamin preparations. This product wi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If well ventilated, : confined space can concentrate chlorine gas from the bleach. This could harm your lungs, and decrease oxygen flow to the fetus indirectly.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Throw it away: Don't be a sucker. You don't know what is in it because most testing shows the labels are fraudulent. There is NO BENEFIT to you even if the label is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Normal saline solution(NSS) designed for eye irrigation is ok, but not all NSS is "eye friendly". Some contain preservatives not intended for eye use, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
I have no: Earthly idea. Please report back if it is the least bit helpful.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
To eat: Diabetic yogurt can be a good nutritional supplement but i would not use it topically.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Several reasons: One: if you are sexually active and do not want to get pregnant at this time in your life. Two, if your menses are very irregular and you want to "reg ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Short period of time: If it is used long time can suppresses hypotalamic-pituitary-adrenal axes. Usually used for 2 weeks if nor response or inadequate response other treat ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. Maybe I'm missing something, but you're a man, right? Something doesn't make sense. Miconazole is used to treat VAGINAL (a part we guys personally ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Douching: is not recommended.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Pressly
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Prob ok: If I am reading the label correctly, it expires this month. But why run the risk, maybe the next time you are out just go by for afresh bottle. There ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Generally: This material is similar to the IV solution we use in hospitals.It is safe but silly to use in adults who can use 1/2 sterngth Gateraid for a similar ... Read More
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