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Ok don't laugh but how do I wear a tampon? And can I wear it at night when I'm sleeping and all day etc? Is it better than pads? Never worn one

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Dr. Beth Brown
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In brief: Tampons are safe

Tampons are very safe when used correctly and often more convenient than pads.
When learning how to insert a tampon, read through the guide that comes in the box. It is very helpful to put a hand mirror on the floor and stand over it, so you can actually see what you are doing. It is okay to wear tampons at night. Never leave a tampon in for more than eight hours without changing to a new one.

In brief: Tampons are safe

Tampons are very safe when used correctly and often more convenient than pads.
When learning how to insert a tampon, read through the guide that comes in the box. It is very helpful to put a hand mirror on the floor and stand over it, so you can actually see what you are doing. It is okay to wear tampons at night. Never leave a tampon in for more than eight hours without changing to a new one.
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