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Tampons Cause Cramps
Why when i wear a tampon why do I get really bad cramps? And when i take it out it releaves some pressure.
Tampons: Tampons may be very acceptable socially and the adverts seem to portray a variety of benefits. They are potentially very dangerous instruments/devices. They collect blood and debris and "bugs/germs" love this and given that the tampon is kept in for some time it would not surprise me if you have vaginal irritation or vaginitis. Tampons are probably not for you. ...Read more
I am 41. Increasing and extreme painful cramps especially on my right side. This last 2-3 days. soaking super tampon every 2 hours. What could it be?
Several things: The increasing and extremely painful cramps and heavy bleeding could have many possible causes including infections and endometriosis/adenomyosis. If you are soaking a super tampon every 2 hours for 2-3 days, you need to be seen ASAP by your GYN, PCP, or an urgent care clinic before you become seriously anemic. ...Read more
Think i left a tampon in. Forgot, inserted another. Can't find the string, tons of pressure and pain that isn't cramps... Help? What do I do?
I had baby 4 months ago still pssing clots, heavier than norm, lower bad cramps, fill up super=sized tampon in about an hour?
Try to start out : With "slender" or "light" tampon with one of rounded, plastic insertion tubes to see if that works better for you. ...Read more
Not Normal: I suspect that you have an anatomical barrier you are pressing on that is causing this discomfort. It could be your hymen, your cervix or the back wall of the vagina. You need to see your Doctor or a gynecologist for an examination. This is one you probably should bring your Mom with you to as they will be looking in your vagina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AF showed up a week late it was more lighter with only one day of (tmi) 2 tampons that weren't "full". Af is gone but still cramps,bloated,tired. Why?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more
Paragard 17 months. Last cycle very light. 2 days just tip of tampon now having cramps everyday and bleeding after red only feel one string. Normal?
Probably: If you can feel a string, the iud is likely ok. The iud will not affect your cycles. ...Read more
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