A 21-year-old female asked:
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i recently just had an abortion last week on 07/13/2015 this monday would make two weeks, am i safe to wear a tampon ? or should i wait another week ?

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Dr. John Buckmaster
40 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes, it's safe: if there are no indications of any problems and bleeding has been decreasing, it is fine to use a tampon after 1 week. Ask your doctor to make sure there are no other issues.
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

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