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Answered 2007-02-03 22:57:39

Doctors normally say nothing in the vagina for at least 6 weeks after delivery. There is a risk for infection. I would wait until the second period comes.

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Can you use tampons on your first period after giving birth?

Dr's recommend not inserting anything until at least 6 weeks after giving birth. Anytime after that is fine for tampons.

How soon after having a baby can you use tampons?

Tampons should not be used for at least two weeks after giving birth - or longer if your doctor informs you otherwise. Chances are you won't menstruate so soon after pregnancy, it may take a few months before you start to menstruate enough. Remember do not use tampons if flow is light, also if you experience discomfort stop use and talk to your doctor.

Why would a woman use a tampon to swim after giving birth?

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How soon can you get pergant after giving brith?

Immediately. if you do not wish to have another baby use condoms and/or a reliable method of birth control.

When is it a good time to start to use tampons?

You should start using tampons as soon as you are comfortable with your period as well as your pads. If you are a swimmer, athlete etc. you should try tampons cause you can go underwater. To use a tampon varies w/ different people.

Why do moths die after giving birth?

they use so much energy from giving birth, they just die

When is it safe to use tampons after a d and c?

You can use tampons a week after a D&C. Until then, no sex or tampons.

How long after treating a yeast infection can you use a tampon?

You can use tampons as soon as the vaginal infection has cleared - but do remember that tampons increase risk of vaginal infections, if you commonly experience vaginal infections you may want to consider switching to more hygienic options such as menstrual cups or softcups instead of tampons.

How soon after giving birth can you use birth control?

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Can you use tampons if you have Mirena?

Yes, you can use tampons, pads, or the menstrual cup when you have an IUD.

How soon can you use tampons after inserting Mirena?

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Can tampons effect you having babies?

Tampons do not affect your fertility. They are safe to use.

Should you use Jr Tampons?

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Can you use tampons after a transvaginal scan?

Yes, you can use tampons after a transvaginal scan. As always only use tampons during menstruation and always follow precautions to reduce risks of TSS and vaginal infections.

Are you supposed to wear tampons while swimming?

No, you're not supposed to use tampons while swimming.If you're menstruating then you need to use internal menstrual products such as tampons, menstrual sponges, softcups, or menstrual cups - this is so that the blood doesn't leave your body and end-up in the pool. Menstrual cups are the best option for swimming as they're safer than tampons and don't leak like tampons. If you're not menstruating then you shouldn't use tampons at all and there's no need to use tampons when you are swimming if not on your period.

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Why can't Guys use tampons?

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Can you still use tampons if you have ovarian cysts?

Yes, you can still use tampons if you have ovarian cysts. One has nothing to do with the other.

Can you use tampons while using the IUD?

Yes, you can use tampons, pads, or the vaginal cup - whatever you like - if you have an IUD.

Do tampons go on men?

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Can you menstrate with tampons and not pads?

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How are tampons inserted?

Tampons are inserted into the vagina during menstruation, using lowest absorbency. If you want to use tampons then you will find instructions on the packet on how to use tampons correctly. You can also look online for videos that will show you how to insert whatever type of tampon you want to use.

How do you swim if you have your period?

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