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Why do I leak sometimes when I use tampons?

Why do I leak sometimes when I use tampons?

Heavy periods: Some people have very heavy periods requiring the use of tampons and pads. These patients should consider options to lighten the menstrual cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) and Sklya IUD are very effective for this and can improve your lifestyle. ...Read more

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How can I know when girls start using tampons?

How can I know when girls start using tampons?

Tampons: A girl can start using tampons once she starts menstruating and her vaginal opening is large enough. Wearing tampons may be more comfortable when swimming or involved in sports. ...Read more

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Can I use autosol to clean brass when im pregnant?

Can I use autosol to clean brass when im pregnant?

Minimize: As a general guideline, i believe that any chemical use should be minimize, and it should be stricter for a pregnant women. No research on autosol. ...Read more

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Can I use tampons after essure?

Can I use tampons after essure?

Yes!: The essure coils are placed inside the fallopian tubes through direct visualization with a camera called a hysteroscope. Using a tampon appropriately should not interfere with the essure at all. It might be prudent to avoid intravaginal manipulation, tampons, sex for the first 24-48 hours as good measure. ...Read more

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Can I use Vicks when pregnant?

Can I use Vicks when pregnant?

Vicks.Com says....: The vicks site states(http://www.Vicks.Com/faq/) 'it's always best to check with your physician before using any medication while pregnant or nursing. Because your doctor has your medical records and your medication records, and understands your overall health, he or she is in the best position to advise you.'. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant when I use metronidazole?

Can i get pregnant when I use metronidazole?

Yes: Not because you are using metronidazole, but if you are having unprotected intercourse. This medicine will not prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if I use tampon?

Can i get pregnant if I use tampon?

Yes: Wearing a tampon and having sex does not prevent pregnancy. Consider using a reliable and effective form of birth control! ...Read more

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Why must I avoid when using a douche to clean my vagina?

Why must I avoid when using a douche to clean my vagina?

Douching itself: Douching is not necessary to "clean" the vagina as it is like a "self cleaning oven". The more you disrupt the normal vaginal fluids that keep the ph(aciditiy/alkalinity) balance constant the more you set yourself up for serious vaginal infections or worse. So, please stop the practice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use super tampons when i've only just started my period?

Can you tell me if i could use super tampons when i've only just started my period?

Super tampon: Super tampons might be uncomfortable at first. 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. ...Read more

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If I use a super absorbent tampon, will it rupture my cherry? Please reply because i'm thinking of using one as pads are uncomfortable when i workout

If I use a super absorbent tampon, will it rupture my cherry? Please reply because i'm thinking of using one as pads are uncomfortable when i workout

You decide: Remember that a tampon absorbs menstrual blood & will become thicker in the process. If you can slide it in without difficulty, it may have room to be extracted without pain/tearing. However, if it is a tight fit going in, expect problems getting it out. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use a tampon while using Monistat 7?

Please don't: each time you remove a tampon you will be removing medication with it. ...Read more

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Can I use a tampon when I have the birth control iud?

Can I use a tampon when I have the birth control iud?

Yes: It is safe to use a tampon when you have an iud in place. A tampon will not cause the iud to come out or cause an infection. ...Read more

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Can I still use my skincare products or should I stop using it while I'm pregnant?

Can I still use my skincare products or should I stop using it while I'm pregnant?

Probably fine: Of course without knowing what is in the skin care products it is hard to say. In general, however, general skin care products are considered relatively safe because of the limited absorption involved. ...Read more

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Why do I experience incontinence when using tampons?

Why do I experience incontinence when using tampons?

Pressure: It could be putting pressure on bladder increasing urgency or lifting a fallen bladder and unkinking the urethra. ...Read more

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Can I use Monistat while pregnant and if so the 1,3 or 7 day treatment and do I have to use just the cream or can I use the one you insert?

Can I use Monistat while pregnant and if so the 1,3 or 7 day treatment and do I have to use just the cream or can I use the one you insert?

Cream or insert: Monistat is safe for pregnancy . If you have recurrent vaginal yeast infections, use 7 day treatment. No oral medications have proven safe during pregnancy. ...Read more