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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can wearing a tampon the first night of your period be the reason my period stop flowing and i began to spot lightly days after?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Tampons: Tampons will stop the blood from flowing out of the vagina as it will be absorbed. That is the benefit of tampons. Inserting something intro the vagina does not stop the menstrual cycle.
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