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Can A Tampon Get Lost Inside
What type?: When you first start using tampons you may find it easier to insert a “slim” tampon with a smooth plastic applicator that has a rounded tip. Recommend that you avoid super tampons with cardboard applicators when you first start. ...Read more
It can remain..: ...In your vagina and cause odor and infection. Check with your gyn. ...Read more
TSS: Toxic shock syndrome (tss) is a potentially fatal illness caused by a bacterial toxin that can occur if you forget and leave a tampon in you too long, thus causing a bacterial infection in your vaginal area that can spread. Symptoms can include:a sudden high fever, low blood pressure (hypotension), vomiting or diarrhea, confusion, diarrhea, head aches and a general ill-feeling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a gynecologist: Sounds like it might be time for you to see a gynecologist! If you are having difficulties inserting a tampon it may mean that your vagina is smaller than normal or there's something structurally different about your vagina that might warrant examination by a gynecologist. Sometimes you can have a septum which is a bridge of tissue in the way. Good luck. ...Read more
Lubricated fingers: You or a trusted friend could remove it with lubricated fingers. If your still having difficulty, see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
Tampon Use.: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. When you first start using tampons you may find it easier to insert a “slim” tampon with a smooth plastic applicator that has a rounded tip. Recommend that you avoid super tampons with cardboard applicators when you first start. There are may u tube videos that provide instruction on proper tampon insertion. Change tampon ...Read more
I think I have a tampon stuck inside me, how do I get it out? I have tried to get it out myself, but i couldn't locate it.
This : This type of thing can happen. First, wash your hands well with soap and water. Clean under your fingernails as well. Second, make sure you donâ€™t have long nails. Third, you can sit on the toilet and gently bear down, just like you would if your were about to have a bowel movement. This pressure can help to push the tampon down fourth, gently place your finger in your vagina to feel for the tampon. You can bear down while you are doing this. Sweep you finger gently through the vagina. If you feel the tampon or the string for the tampon, you can insert a second finger, grasp and gently pull down. If you develop fever, pain, a discharge with odor you should not put off getting medical care. If you can not remove it, you should see your gynecologist, so that the tampon can be removed. As you are reading this, remind yourself to inhale deeply, exhale deeply and relax. ...Read more
Just started using tampons and even though I used the lowest absorbency it hurt when I took it out. It's that just cuz my body has to get used to it?
Pelvic floor muscles: You are probably tightening your pelvic floor muscles when you are trying to remove the tampon. You can tell when you are tightening those muscles if you can stop urinating mid-stream. Try emptying your bladder fully and relax as much as you can before removing the tampon. At first tampon use can be tricky, keep trying, you'll get the hang of it. ...Read more
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