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Answered 2016-07-22 20:56:22

Using tampons should not hurt you as long as you're relaxed and using tampons correctly.

Some reasons why tampon use may cause pain:

  • Not being relaxed enough when inserting or removing tampons.
  • Not inserting the tampon high enough in the vaginal canal.
  • Tampon hitting or expanding into the cervix, adding to cramping.
  • Using too high an absorbency for your flow or when not menstruating.
  • Allergic reaction to tampons which are not hypoallergenic.
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Answered 2006-07-28 04:40:39

Yes, sometimes. It's best to start by using a junior tampon (there the purple tampax) and use it when you are on a heavier flow, that way it will go in much more smoother.

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Is it normal to hurt while removing a tampon?

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Why does it hurt when I push my tampon plunger in?

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When you sit after applying a tampon does it hurt?

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When pulling tampons out does it hurt?

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Will it hurt when you first use a tampon?

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Does it hurt to remove a tampon?

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