Top
10
Doctor insights on: Always Maxi Pads

Share
1

1
Is it unhygienic to keep my lipgloss in the same compartment with my maxi pads in my purse.

Is it unhygienic to keep my lipgloss in the same compartment with my maxi pads in my purse.

I don't see a : Problem. I assume that the lip gloss is in a it's own sealed container. Assume that the maxi pads are clean and unused. If the maxipads are not individually wrapped then they could get grody if sitting in your purse for a long while. But if individually wrapped they should remain clean. ...Read more

3

3
I'm on my second period within a month after removing patch but this period is REALLY heavy. I used 4 night Maxi pads in 1 day and flooding. HELP?!

I'm on my second period within a month after removing  patch but this period is REALLY heavy. I used 4 night Maxi pads in 1 day and flooding. HELP?!

Bleeding: Menstrual cycles can sometimes be "thrown off" when starting and stopping different hormonal birth controls. Heavy bleeding should be evaluated be a PCP or OBGYN as heavy, prolonged bleeding can lead to anemia (low blood levels). ...Read more

5

5
What are risks of pad ?

What are risks of pad ?

Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter. The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Where should the AED pads be placed?

Where should the AED pads be placed?

AED pads: "Place one pad on the right center of the person's chest above the nipple. Place the other pad slightly below the other nipple and to the left of the ribcage." (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/aed/howtouse) ...Read more

8

8
How long to use heat pad?

How long to use heat pad?

Depends: Where are you using the heat pad? If the back, then 20-30 minutes but not at scolding temperatures. If it's the jaw, probably not a good idea if you just had surgery. Generally, it's recommended to use a cooling pad to decrease swelling (a heating pad will make swelling worse). Hope this helps. ...Read more

10

10
Which is best, tampon or pad?

Which is best, tampon or pad?

Tampon: Any protection is good, it becomes a matter of patient preference. Tampon if used properly is less irritating on the skin. Remember to use non scented tampons or pads. ...Read more