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I got an IUD (paragard) a few weeks ago, how likely is it to move out of place? Also when can I use tampons?

I got an IUD (paragard) a few weeks ago, how likely is it to move out of place? Also when can I use tampons?

It can happen: Any inserted intrauterine IUD's can be expelled into the vagina or worse into to intra-,abdominal cavity through the uterine wall. That is why healthcare personnel strongly encourages the patient to frequently check the cervix(through the vagina) for the string especially after a menstrual period. Worse case scenario: too long IUD string wrapped around tampon with simultaneous removal of both. ...Read more

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Had a baby 3 months ago. When can I safely use a tampon again?

Had a baby 3 months ago.  When can I safely use a tampon again?

6-7 weeks ago: Essentially, you can do whatever you normally do including using tampons after 6 weeks, traditionally. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use tampons?

Yes: As long as you change tampons roughly every 4 to 6 hours. Ensure that you remove the tampon within 8 hours at the longest. ...Read more

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Are tampons at night ok?

Yes: Tampons can be used at night but should be changed in the morning. ...Read more

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Which is best, tampon or pad?

Which is best, tampon or pad?

Tampon: Any protection is good, it becomes a matter of patient preference. Tampon if used properly is less irritating on the skin. Remember to use non scented tampons or pads. ...Read more

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Can tampons back up your flow?

Can tampons back up your flow?

Blood can usually: Flow around a saturated tampon, but there may be some back up of blood in the vaginal vault. ...Read more

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Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Can a 13 year teen use tampon?

Yes!!!: Yes, of course. Start with a small size. Read the directions - you may want to use a small mirror the first time. The first one or two will not be super comfortable, but don't worry, you'll get used to them very quickly and they're so much more convenient than pads. ...Read more

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What time should I use tampons?

What time should I use tampons?

What age?: A female who menstruates can use tampons whenever they are responsible enough to change tampons every 4 to 6 hours. ...Read more

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Are tampons good for me to use?

Are tampons good for me to use?

Tampons: Most women either like or dislike using tampons over pads. And some have to use both if they have very heavy bleeding. They are safe to use, just remember to change them at least every 6 hours at least. ...Read more