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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Health Care: One does not usually go to see the doctor for such questions. There are absolutely no medical reasons to interfere with your choice of personal hygien ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: As long as you change tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. Ensure that you remove the tampon within 8 hours at the longest.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Tampons can be used at night but should be changed in the morning.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Individual preferenc: Tampons, pad and menstrual cups are all good options.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Your choice: whichever one works best for you.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
40 years experience Gynecology
Tampon: Any protection is good, it becomes a matter of patient preference. Tampon if used properly is less irritating on the skin. Remember to use non scented ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Blood can usually: Flow around a saturated tampon, but there may be some back up of blood in the vaginal vault.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes!!!: Yes, of course. Start with a small size. Read the directions - you may want to use a small mirror the first time. The first one or two will not be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What age?: A female who menstruates can use tampons whenever they are responsible enough to change tampons every 4 to 6 hours.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tampons: Most women either like or dislike using tampons over pads. And some have to use both if they have very heavy bleeding. They are safe to use, just re ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: The uses of tampons or pads are a personal choice based on personal preference for handling menstrual flow. Pads may be better for extremely heavy me ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No....if you can comfortably use a tampon your hymen not intact. P.S This is NOT necessarily due to sexual activity !!) Hope this helps Dr Z

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