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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Having a previous c-section and tubal ligation should not increase your risk of problems in using a tampon in the future, as long as you have recovere ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tampons: The usual waiting time is 6 weeks before using tampons again
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not for, but for...: Tampons should not be used for bleeding related to the C-section still healing, so avoid them until you've completely healed. That is, the internal w ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post C/s painful sex: There are many reasons for post C/section painful sex or tampon placement. the most common is low estrogen levels if your are breastfeeding. The more ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: What is described is not a common compliant. It is probably best to seek consultation with gyn for evaluation of the pain.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
As your Surgeon...: Every surgeon has his/her own preferences about activity after a c/section. Its best to ask yours this question. In general, you can have a shower a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your md: Its very hard to tell what is happening by the given description. See your doctor to rule out infection, and other causes of abdominal pain. T ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Surgery of any kind causes tissue disruption which can make you more susceptible to infections. Placing a tampon in you vagina will allow bacteria to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
C-section: Safe and may be necessary.
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