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Can leaving a tampon in too long cause someone to have loss of bladder control?

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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: No

Leaving a tampond in will not cause loss of bladder control.
You can develope a vaginal infection and subsequently develope a urinary tract infection which may result in loss of bladder control.

In brief: No

Leaving a tampond in will not cause loss of bladder control.
You can develope a vaginal infection and subsequently develope a urinary tract infection which may result in loss of bladder control.
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
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Dr. Nicole Bullock
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not likely

No, not likely ..
.. But, it does but you at high risk for vaginal infection (like bacterial vaginosis or worse case scenario toxic shock syndrome). Typical recommendation is not to leave your tampons in more than 8 hours. And, don't use tampons if your not menstruating.

In brief: Not likely

No, not likely ..
.. But, it does but you at high risk for vaginal infection (like bacterial vaginosis or worse case scenario toxic shock syndrome). Typical recommendation is not to leave your tampons in more than 8 hours. And, don't use tampons if your not menstruating.
Dr. Nicole Bullock
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