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Cloth Menstrual Pads
Little white pieces came out of my menstrual pad, should I be worried? Scared it might have gone inside and might cause TSS, help?
Not TTS: This is a seroius illness from a tampon left in the vagina too long and the presence of certain bacteria in the vagina. Usually accompanied by rash and symptoms of infection. .. ie temperature, malaise, felling ill. Consider a yeast infection as souce of white clumps and try monistat-3. Is over the counter and will eliminate a yeast infection. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Not abnormal: Not abnormal if there are no other symptoms. ...Read more
Is it true that disposable menstrual pads and tampons contain chemicals that cause women to bleed more during their periods?
No: That is simply not true.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been using menstrual pads for the last few weeks (miscarriage). Skin is getting itchy now. Any suggestions to ease the itch? App with dr in a week.
Keep the area dry: Use corn starch powder ie ammens medicated powder or gold bond. If you can use an antifungal cream it may also help and use cotton underwear bec it adsorbs moisture. ...Read more
I pee and got a piece of cloth to wipe my vagina after peeing, but after i saw a menstrual stain on top where i got the cloth can i get hepa b?
Whose was it?: Do you not know who that stain belonged to? If the stain was dry then, NO....you cannot get Hep B from anything like that. If it wasn't dry then, who was in the bathroom with you? Highly unlikely you will contract anything because of what happened but if it worries you significantly then, you should see your doctor for further advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't had a menstrual since I delivered 9/11/14, yesterday I came on full force soaking my clothes and several sanitary napkins should I see doc?
Yes: Depends on what is going on now. If bleeding is greater than 1 maxi pad and hour for 2 hours, and/or associated with lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of breath, or chest pain then I would recommend evaluation in emergency room. I none of the above, it would no be a bad thing to have a follow up exam with your doctor ...Read more
Depends: Hello Ashley, Your flow is indeed heavy. It can even get heavier if you move around alot at work. If you do, then I would suggest that maybe you stay at home until the bleeding subsides somewhat. If you are dizzy or light-headed then by all means rest at home. However, if you sit primarily at work and have easy discreet access to the restroom then you might want to go to work. ...Read more
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