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Hi BeingGirl Experts,

Would I be able to use a tampon for normal discharge, not only for menstrual fluid?

 

Sparky

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Dear Sparky,

Tampons should not be used for absorbing vaginal discharge. Tampons are designed for menstrual protection only. When inserted into a vagina where there is no menstrual fluid, the tampon absorbs too much moisture from the walls of the vagina, changing the environment. This change may put you at a higher risk for toxic shock syndrome. If you want to protect your underwear from daily discharge, use a pantiliner.

 

Hope this is helpful,

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