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Is there a brand of feminine product that doesn't contain cotton? Tampons caused me to have PID, for I'm allergic to cotton.
Tampons: You may be more likely to be sensitive to the scented tampons. It would be unusual for you to be allergic to cotton- what clothing could you wear?? Avoid scented products. Avoid douching. Water based lubes only- no scented ones. Make sure you clean any products that you use in or around your vaginal area. Always urinate after sex- this helps prevent infections, also. ...Read more
I'm 17 & a virgineverytime i put a tampon in it starts to hurt when i put the actual tampon in, not the applicator.Only sometimes it doesn't hurt.Why?
Moisture: It may be related to the amount of moisture in the vaginal canal. Tampons are cotton- like and can be uncomfortable when there is not a lot to absorb. This often happens at the end of the period..The beginning has more flow so less discomfort. ...Read more
Know of none: Cotton won't be broken down in a septic system. ...Read more
Different: A tampon is a bullet shaped absorbent cotton suppository with a string on the end. Sometimes it comes with an applicator to help with insertion. The tampon is inserted into your vagina, through the hymen opening. Depending on your hymen, it may fit through or not. Once it fills with blood, it expands a bit, so pulling it out can be harder than putting it in. Everyone's hymen is different. ...Read more
I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?
Rags: You've prob heard the derogatory term "she is on the rag". Reusable cotton or wool strips were used like a pad. Tampons? Not so much! many societies excused or forbid women in society during that time. Jewish society was not alone in considering a menstuating woman unclean. Polynesian tribes provided the women's hut. The book 'the red tent' is a reference to this, . ...Read more
I have a vaginal burning feeling during and after my period, I wear tampons as it's worse with pads, is that normal?
What do you suggest if i'm close to my last pad and tampon and have no money. And my mother doesn't either what to do?
Cloth: In the old days, women used small squares of clean cotton cloth, changed them often and washed them. ...Read more
I think i put two tampons in on accident. I pulled the first one out and tried to find the other but cant. Not sure if it's even there? What do I do
Well, get checked!: If you are concerned another tampon us still inside you need someone to take a good look to check. A tampon that is left inside can cause a very serious infection called toxic shock syndrome, so if there it needs to be removed. If you do not have another one after all, then you will be relieved! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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