A 31-year-old member asked:
Could it be harmful if you have your first period and you don't have a tampon or a pad on?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Pattersonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?? no: But it may be messy, if your period is too long or too heavy see your obgyn.
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Not harmful: If you are getting close to that age you might want to carry a pad in your book bag or purse. The only significant problem might be embarrassment if the bleeding flows through clothing. Check this site: http://www.Youngwomenshealth.Org/tampon.Html.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Could it be healthy to use a tampon on your very first period?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
While getting used: To their period, many girls feel more comfortable using a sanitary pad. However, it is not unhealthy to use a tampon for a first period.
4.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 16, 2018
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