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Can You Use A Tampon While You Have A Uti
Swollen urethra and vagina after sex. Burning sensation while I use the restroom, no odor nor discharge. Std? Uti? Reaction to condom?
See answer: Such symptoms could be caused by any of the above: UTI (usually burning with urination, urgency, frequency); std (gc, chlamydia most common), vaginitis (though usually associated with a discharge), or allergy to a contraceptive, spermicide, or lubricant. If symptoms occur right after sex within hours, allergy or trauma related to vigorous/prolonged sex most likely. If symptoms persist, see your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
I got my period a day ago and I got the usual early UTI symptom of burning sensation today, is it better to use tampons and not pads in this case?
I had a UTI last week and took 3 days worth of cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just got my period, use tampons and i feel like the UTI is coming back...What should I do?
What should I expect at my first ob/gyn visit? I am a virgin but have had a few utis in the past, use tampons and am not on birth control.
Hi! I have UTI at the moment.I noticed there's pus coming out of my vagina and uretra. My period will come in 10 days, is it ok to use tampons?
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons. ...Read more
YES: Should be no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do it: Better to use pads this cycle and resume tampons once the UTI is gone. ...Read more
No: It will not.Get a more detailed answer ›
I get uti's every month I have my period when I wear tampons but never when I wear pads. Why is that?
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 are not emptying the bladder completely allowing residual urine to get infected over and over again. Use a Valsalva maneuver(hold your breath and push) at the end of voiding to allow the last few drops of urine to egress.(empty) and change tampons. ...Read more
Constantly getting a uti& yeast infection. I have really pain periods that make it so i cant wear tampons,that make me also very sick with fevers. ?
Seek care: If you are having these symptoms recurrently seek professional help. ...Read more
Hello. I just got my period and when I pee I feel a sharp pain for a few seconds. Is there any chance I may have a UTI? Is it ok to still wear tampons
I am 28, have not given birth. I have chronic uti's, pelvic pain and a lot of bladder leakage. My tampons r saturated in urine. I'm clueless! help!
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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