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Should I use a tampon if my periods light and i'm going swimming tomorrow?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Yes, but please make sure to change the tampon after swimming especially in a lake or pond as the water enters the vagina and can be a source of bacterial growth if a tampon is left in place for hours after the swim.

In brief: Yes

Yes, but please make sure to change the tampon after swimming especially in a lake or pond as the water enters the vagina and can be a source of bacterial growth if a tampon is left in place for hours after the swim.
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