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Can I go swimming without using a tampon?

Can I go swimming without using a tampon?

When not on a period: The only time a woman needs a tampon when swimming is during her menstrual periods (about 1/5 of the year). The rest of the time, no tampon is needed. A pregnant woman should not need a tampon. A woman not worried about blood staining her swimsuit or clothing does not need a tampon when swimming in a river, lake, or ocean because the amount of water is infinitely larger than the amount of blood. ...Read more

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Can i go swimming without a tampon if i'm on my period?

Can i go swimming without a tampon if i'm on my period?

It could be a bit: Messy. Some might consider it unhygienic if using a public facility. Consider use of a menstrual cup or a tampon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use a tampon while using Monistat 7?

Please don't: each time you remove a tampon you will be removing medication with it. ...Read more

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I can wear a regular tampon for 26 hours without a problem. How long can I wear a super tampon without getting tss?

Tampon longevity: Tampons, like diapers, need to be changed frequently when soiled or a serious "rash"(oxic shock syndrome) can occur. This is not the place to save money on disposable products. Better "red" than "dead". ...Read more

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Can i go surfing with a tampon in?

Yes but why?: This is one of the things tampons were developed for so that you can have a normally active life. And surfing can be done with a tampon in place ...Read more

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Can I have some tips on using a tampon for beginner?

Tampon use: 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 tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. ...Read more

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I have to go swimming but i have my period what can i do? I cant use a padit will get soaked and i cant use a tampon too nor a cup

I have to go swimming but i have my period what can i do? I cant use a padit will get soaked and i cant use a tampon too nor a cup

Doctor may help...: The doctor can teach tampon-use. Women and girls all over the world use tampons... which means there is no medical reason to not try tampons in the modern world. If the swimming is not tomorrow, one can ask the doctor about starting typical birth control pills, not to prevent pregnancy, but to prevent periods. Some pills have bleeding scheduled for just one "period" every 3 months. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

That depends...: ...On what you do in the shower. You won't get one from showering alone. ...Read more

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How can I use a tampon and vaginal care?

Tampon use: 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 tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. Don't douche or spray scented chemicals on /in ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and am on my period. Can I use a tampon or will that make things worse?

I have a yeast infection and am on my period. Can I use a tampon or will that make things worse?

Tampon use: When the health and integrity of the vagimal imtroitus is compromised, the use of a tampon or any means of preventing the natural purgative mechanism of the body to Protect the immunity of the canal is not recommended ...Read more

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Can I use a tampon while having a UTI ?

Yes: This should pose no increased risk to UTI progression, and should have no impact on treatment. ...Read more

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Can I go on a beach holiday 2 days after an epidural? Can I be in the sun, swim, go in a hot tub, will I be ok?

Can I go on a beach holiday 2 days after an epidural? Can I be in the sun, swim, go in a hot tub, will I be ok?

Talk to doctor: If you feel healthy enough for these activities you should be okay. The drug used for epidural will be out of your system in 2 days. Why you need an epidural is more important than the epidural itself. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more

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I have to wear a pad to bed or can I use a tampon? What do I do?

Options: You can wear a pad, tampon or menstrual cup. Just remember that a tampon should be removed within 8 hours at the latest. ...Read more