A 25-year-old female asked:
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I think I started my period while coming out of yeast infection.. Even though there is still some dischargeIs it safe to use a tampon now ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is best: to hold off on tampon use until the treatment has completed. Two reasons: 1. The tissues may be tender/ raw. 2. Every time the tampon is removed - it will also remove some of the vaginal medication.
Answered on Jun 8, 2014
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Yes,: the ointment will still work and yes, you can still use tampons.
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Not a good idea: If you have yeast - better to treat it. If you are using suppository to treat yeast - don't use tampon.
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