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Is It Safe To Use Tampons For Diabetic Person
Ok to use: If used properly you are fine to use tampons if diabetic. You are not at increased risk for TSS ...Read more
Vaginal odor smell diabetic & I look on line for some home remedies one read to use a tampon with vinegar & water but it cause dryness help please..
Vaginal odor may: Indicate yeast overgrowth ("infection") or bacterial vaginosis. See gyn/fp for exam, culture, & treatment. Diabetics (especially if sugars not well controlled) may be more prone to yeast due to increased food for the yeast. Chlamydia or other std also a possibility & reason to be checked. ...Read more
Diabetes M. = ↑Sugar: Diabetes mellitus is defined as elevated blood glucose; optimal hba1c ≤5.0%. By ada promoted standards, dm is not present until hba1c ≥6.5%. Thus eating foods containing little to no sugar, e.g. Meats, should not be a problem. On the other hand, tastes/preferences vary widely & some humans react badly to all kinds of things for all kinds of internalized reasons, especially memories of events past. ...Read more
Yes and no!: Keep a close eye on it for infection. Breaking the integrity of the skin is more of a threat to a diabetic. Piercings and tattoos tend to get infected more often than in non-diabetics. Be careful. If it shows signs of infection get a doctor to look at it asap so you can be put on antibiotics and told what else to do. ...Read more
That's not much: 400 calories is not as much as your question implies. A sandwich with two slices of bread a slice of cheese and a slice of ham will get you there. A bowl of cereal, a glass if milk and a piece of fruit and a glass of orange juice brings you pretty close, too. ...Read more
Can a diabetic person taking amaryl, glucophage (metformin) \u0026 liponorm, take abc multivitamin \u0026 multi mineral? Is it safe?
Yes: Some people taking glucophage or metformin may slowly have decreased body stores of vitamin B12 due to malabsorption, and in the cold weather many individuals do not get sun exposure and may have insufficient vitamin d levels so I usually recommend a multivitamin to prevent vitamin deficiencies. ...Read more
I take 30 mg of actos (pioglitazone) for type 2 diabetes daily. It has been linked to increased risk of bladder cancer in person taking actos (pioglitazone). Is actors safe?
See answer: There has been a slight excess of bladder cancers detected in patients who have taken Actos (pioglitazone) compared to others who do not. This appears to be time and dose dependent. Very few people who take Actos (pioglitazone) will develop bladder cancer. However there are many alternatives so it makes sense to switch to another drug if that will be effective, . ...Read more
2 weeks: For an uncomplicated procedure, 2 weeks is enough time for the cervix to return to normal & for any additional problems to arise (retained tissue, clots, infection). Tampons & intercourse are usually ok by then & of course a reliable birth control method. Use condoms until your doc recommends what's best for you. ...Read more
You can use tampons and the NuvaRing together if needed. Follow the normal safety rules for tampons--do not leave tampons in beyond normal maximal length of time.
If you accidentally pull out the NuvaRing when removing your tampon, rinse off the NuvaRing in cool to lukewarm water (never hot water as you can damage it) and reinsert. ...Read more
I took plan B in a 4 day interval and after the second time I started bleeding. Should I be worried? And is it safe to use tampons?
With next menses: Its fine with you regular period to use them. ...Read more
Tampons: There should not be a contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a medical abortion two weeks ago and implant fitted, started bleeding again today am I safe to use tampons?
Yes: Yes, this should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Good morning. I made a Conization in the cervix in 2008, because I had a carcinoma in situ. I wonder if it is safe to use tampons or menstrual cup?
Safe, and get PAP:
You should continue getting PAP smears, as recommended by your doctor. Tampons or cup is safe.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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
Safe but unhelpful: Yogurt may provide a moist wound healing environment but won't otherwise help healing. Cleaning with gentle soap and water and covering with triple antibiotic ointment and a dry bandage is better. All diabetic foot wounds should see a doctor because of the seriousness of potential complications. ...Read more
Both are safe: As long as regularly changed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Recommended: Exercise is a part of glucose control, and is recommended. However, if just diagnosed, talk to your doctor, or a diabetic educator, first. You can become hypoglycemic, so it's important to understand how exercise affects glucose levels. Professional athletes who are diabetic may check their sugar several times during a game or race to avoid glucose spikes, high or low. ...Read more
A good drug: It is safe, and can help with weight loss also. It is certainly safer than obesity and hyperglycemia. You may read about reports of pancreatitis and even pancreatic cancer. The lawyers are trolling for this, too. The real risk of pancreatic injury from Byetta is not completely known, but is very, very low, and is a handful of isolated reports out of millions of people who have used it. ...Read more
Infection risk: Hi. Body piercing carries an infection risk, albeit generally low (assuming proper technique). If your diabetes is tightly controlled, your infection risk should be low. However, if your control is poor, 2 things: 1) infection risk is higher, and 2) risk of long term diabetic complications is higher. ...Read more
Once it is saturated: During a period, tampons should be changed frequently, but definitely should not be left in the vagina if they are saturated. Toxic shock syndrome is a very serious condition that may develop if bacteria grow on the saturated tampon that is left in the vagina too long. It is best to alternate tampons with peri-pads... ...Read more
Will discourage it: In diabetes whether type I or type 2, by being on fasting you are putting your strain on the blood sugar control by the pancreas as well as by the peripheral tissues. Prolonged fating deranges the blood sugar control mechanism, with pancreas and peripheral tissues getting deranged signals, puts under risk of erratic sugar control. Even though you may be fasting still your sugar may run high ...Read more
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
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