A 48-year-old member asked:
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how bad is it to wear tampons when your not on your period?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why would u want to?: If you are having bleeding in between your periods that is not normal and needs a workup or if you are having enough discharge u want to wear them , that also is not normal and needs evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, so please see your gyn.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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