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Is it safe and ok to wear tampons?

Is it safe and ok to wear tampons?

Tempons safety: Yes it is safe to wear tempons.There are advantages of wearing tempons versus pads, you can swim and ride horses if you use tempons.Pads are bulky and sometimes can cause rash inside of thighs or back.There is a myth that tempons can get lost in the body, but it is only a myth.The only very rare condition can be caused by tempons is toxic shock syndrome which can be fatal, you have to know this. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear a tampon for 10 hours?

Is it safe to wear a tampon for 10 hours?

Maybe, maybe not: The longer a tampon stays inserted, the higher the risk for bacterial infection. It is difficult to say whether 6 hours is ok, and 10 hrs is not, but most recommend no longer than 6 hours. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear a tampon overnight? I've heard that you shouldn't. Is it because of the length of time perhaps?

Is it safe to wear a tampon overnight? I've heard that you shouldn't. Is it because of the length of time perhaps?

Likely okay: The concern is toxic shock syndrome. A very rare occurrence that can happen if you leave a tampon in too long and it causes an infection. Surveys of women show many use tampons overnight and don't get toxic shock, so you're likely okay. If you're worried though, can consider using a pad at night. All gynecologists have had patients where tampon left for days (patient often forgets to remove). ...Read more

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Any advice? I have had the coil since tuesday this week and i really can not stand wearing pads anymore, is it safe to wear a tampon?

Any advice? I have had the coil since tuesday this week and i really can not stand wearing pads anymore, is it safe to wear a tampon?

It should be.: There shouldn't be any significant problems using both, but if you do have concerns, you should discuss them w/ your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I recently just had an abortion last week on 07/13/2015 this Monday would make two weeks, am I safe to wear a tampon ? or should I wait another week ?

I recently just had an abortion last week on 07/13/2015 this Monday would make two weeks, am I safe to wear a tampon ? or should I wait another week ?

Yes, it's safe: if there are no indications of any problems and bleeding has been decreasing, it is fine to use a tampon after 1 week. Ask your doctor to make sure there are no other issues. ...Read more

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Is it safe for someone to wear tampons on their first period?

Is it safe for someone to wear tampons on their first period?

If it's comfortable: Yes, a young woman may use tampons during her first period as long as she is able to insert them and remove them with comfort. (never force them!) there are tampons designed for young women in mind, even young athletes. The american girl has a great book for girls called "the care and keeping of you." and companies that make sanitary products have websites appealing to young clients. ...Read more

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I just had cryosurgery 3 days ago. Is it safe to wear tampons?

I just had cryosurgery 3 days ago. Is it safe to wear tampons?

Cryosurgery: The reason people are told to keep anything out of the vagina is to allow the cervix to heal and to prevent bleeding during the healing time. ...Read more

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Is it safe for my 10-year-old girl to wear tampons?

Is it safe for my 10-year-old girl to wear tampons?

Yes: With proper supervision, most girls can safely use tampons at any age. ...Read more