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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's fine.: Sure you can. Just don't leave any tampon in for too long. ...Read more
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
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?
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 ?
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
Hey I have heavy vaginal discharge and I wanted to know if it is safe to wear a small tampon for control?
Not recommended: It is best to stick to a panty liner so that you will not aggravate any infections. ...Read more
Yes: With proper supervision, most girls can safely use tampons at any age. ...Read more