A 31-year-old member asked:
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is it better to wear pads or tampons with uti's?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It doesn't: Matter. Either one.
Answered on Sep 2, 2013

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Bladder not empty: When the tampons are in place it pushes up against the bladder and tube that empties(urethra) the bladder. When you are urinating on your period you a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Unlikely that a tampon will have a negative effect on uti.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Should be no problem.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons.

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