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Doctor insights on: First Time Tampon User Should I Stretch It

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First time tampon user. Should I stretch it?

First time tampon user. Should I stretch it?

No. : It’s a good idea to use the smallest size tampon when you are learning how for the first time. It is also easier to insert it when your period is moderate to heavy as this allows the tampon to glide in more easily. If the tampon is inserted correctly, you should not feel it. If you feel uncomfortable in any way, you may have inserted it incorrectly or not in enough. Never force it in! ...Read more

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What to expect for first time tampon user suggestions?

1st time suggestions: 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. Moms can usually give advice about tampon use. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice for my first time tampon user suggestions?

1st 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. Mom's can usually give advice about tampon use. ...Read more

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How can I put a tampon in for the first time?

See insertion video: 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. Moms can usually give advice about tampon use. ...Read more

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Scare to use tampons for first time..... Tips?

Scare to use tampons for first time..... Tips?

First tampon try: Tampons can easily be inserted around and through even a virginal hymen with care. Try lubricating the end of the tampon with a water soluble gel like K-Y and then place a leg up on a chair or toilet seat. Find the vaginal opening, then hold your breath and gently push down like you are going to have a bowel movement while inserting the tampon.(Valsalva maneuver) to open the vagina easier. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice for my first time using a tampon. help me?

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. Mom's can usually give advice about tampon use. ...Read more

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First time using a tampon. It hurt so bad i almost passed out. What am i doing wrong?

First time using a tampon. It hurt so bad i almost passed out. What am i doing wrong?

Technique: 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. Moms can usually give advice about tampon use. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm very concerned. I'm only 13 and I tried a tampon for the first time, now it's stuck imbetween this flab of skin that had a hold in it. Painful?

Not unexpected: Tampons are smaller at insertion than they will be after absorbing blood.If you are a virginal teen, there may have been enough space to let you put it in but now the opening is too small to let it out. You need to let your mom know & discuss your options.It needs to come out before you get an infection.You might be able to extract it with less pain after applying xylocaine (lidocaine) ointment. or see doc ...Read more