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Added August 01, 2013

Tampons Or Pads: What's Right For You?

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Never have there been more tampon or pad choices for women. Just look at the store aisle, and you'll ask yourself the question "tampons or pads?" With such a broad range of choices, you can easily find a product or combination of products to meet your needs.

 

Pads

Because pads are easy to use, most girls use them when they first start their periods. Pads are the right choice for girls who want external protection. There are lots of features that may influence what kind of tampons or pads is right for you. Some girls like the ultra options that are available, while others prefer the feeling of a thicker pad. Always has pads with Flexi-Wings that help protect the sides of your underwear or pads without wings. Girls with smaller bodies might choose a slender pad. And heavy sleepers might like overnight pads for extra security.

 

Tampons

Many girls like the discretion and convenience of tampons, which are also easy to use. They choose tampons because they don't show through clothes, and you can do things like swimming while wearing them. Tampax Tampons also have features for personal protection. For women with heavy flow there are extra absorbency tampons or pads. For smaller girls there are slender options.


Some girls are scared to try tampons. If you're ready to try tampons, relax. If the first try doesn't work you'll have plenty of time to get used to them.

 

Pantiliners

Many girls use Always Pantiliners throughout the month. They like the freshness of daily protection. Other girls find that they're the right back-up for a tampon or for light flow days.


Selecting a feminine protection product is a personal decision. It may take some trial runs to figure out what products suit you best.

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Wish on Stars
Wish on Stars
Posted April 21, 2014
@SportsLover546,no a tampon does not hurt.It will take some practice though,and if you insert the tampon correctly,then it won't hurt.Read articles on how to insert tampons and look up diagrams.When I decided to use a tampon,I didn't even know where my vaginal opening was.All I knew was that is was down.I was scared of making a blind move,so I ckickened out.Lol.So just use tampons when you feel like it! Good Luck! :)
SportsLover546
SportsLover546
Posted April 09, 2014
I really want to start wearing tampons but I am afraid of them. R they scary and do they hurt like everyone says they are??? HELP ME OUT!!!!
SportsLover546
SportsLover546
Posted April 07, 2014
I just started and Don't think I'm ready yet for tampons but, will use them later on.
SportsLover546
SportsLover546
Posted April 07, 2014
I am with u PinkCupcakegirl101! Pads r so EASY!!!
Basketballfan3
Basketballfan3
Posted March 29, 2014
I've had my period for Bout a year now and I use tower a pad and dread having our monthly gift and it would feel like I barely had time to take a break. But now that I started using a tampon I am never afraid and dreading the time of the month. I look forward to it
PinkCupcakegirl101
PinkCupcakegirl101
Posted March 29, 2014
I prefer pads because they are easy to use and most girls use it when they begin there period.But when I get older I will probably use Tampax Tampons.
Living Large
Living Large
Posted March 01, 2014
I prefer tampons such as Tampax active. I was scared untill I tried them and really they're not awful or scary at all! It's 100% your choice if you want to try them, but don't be scared! Try them when your ready and if you don't like them, there's no harm done!
bilimlier
bilimlier
Posted January 22, 2014
i prefer pads because if you leave a tampon in too long you could get toxic shock syndrome wich is a infection from leaving tampons in too much and is really bad buts its raelly up to you
Elephant100
Elephant100
Posted January 27, 2014
I would prefer wearing a tampon, (I finally got over my fear of them...Yay!) but now that I've defeated my fear, I can't make it go in. Grrr. So I'm stuck with pads for just a little bit longer.
PLH36
PLH36
Posted March 29, 2014
hey girls, I need some help. I want to use tampons again (I've only used a tampon 2x) for summer and early June because my school is going to a water park/amusement park in June and Im due to be on my period. I know I have plenty of time to get used to them but my stepmom doesnt allow me to use tampons and she doesn't know I have used one before. The last time I used one it hurt to take out, I might have been pulling from the wrong angle but I don't know. any advice? thanks!
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