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How long can you leave a tampon in?

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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 4-6 hours

In order to prevent the accumulation of blood in the vagina and possible infection (toxic shock syndrome), it is advised not to leave it in for 4-6 hours max at a time, or less.

In brief: 4-6 hours

In order to prevent the accumulation of blood in the vagina and possible infection (toxic shock syndrome), it is advised not to leave it in for 4-6 hours max at a time, or less.
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