A 47-year-old member asked:
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what exactly happens if you have a tampon stuck in you and it hurts when you pee?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: You could be getting an infection that can be easily treated by your physician. Don't suffer, get help.
Answered on Mar 21, 2018
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Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience Urology
TSS: toxic shock syndrome can occur with prolonged retained tampon. It needs to come out.
Answered on Mar 21, 2018

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Get checked: Of this is new, in other words,if it didn't happen before when you used tampons, you may need to get chaw led to see if there is some inflammation.
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Possibilities: It is possible that you mildly irritated the urethra when placing the tampon. Increase your fluid intake. If symptoms get worse then see a doctor
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