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Can I go swimming without using a tampon?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: When not on a period

The only time a woman needs a tampon when swimming is during her menstrual periods (about 1/5 of the year).
The rest of the time, no tampon is needed. A pregnant woman should not need a tampon. A woman not worried about blood staining her swimsuit or clothing does not need a tampon when swimming in a river, lake, or ocean because the amount of water is infinitely larger than the amount of blood.

In brief: When not on a period

The only time a woman needs a tampon when swimming is during her menstrual periods (about 1/5 of the year).
The rest of the time, no tampon is needed. A pregnant woman should not need a tampon. A woman not worried about blood staining her swimsuit or clothing does not need a tampon when swimming in a river, lake, or ocean because the amount of water is infinitely larger than the amount of blood.
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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tampoon

As long as you do not have your menses, you should be able to go swimming.
The vagina is usually collapsed in its usual state.

In brief: Tampoon

As long as you do not have your menses, you should be able to go swimming.
The vagina is usually collapsed in its usual state.
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