How Safe Is It… to wear a tampon to bed?

Updated 31 December 2019 under Ask Us.

How Safe Is It……. to wear a tampon to bed? Answer: It is safe to wear a tampon to bed as long as you follow the directions on the product. […]

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I’m late for my period, and I’m going on vacation in a week. I’m so scared that I’ll get it while I’m swimming or on the beach. Is there any way I can make my period come faster so that I won’t get it on vacation?

Updated 28 February 2019 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question! Even though we know that having a period is natural, just about every young woman worries about getting her period while on vacation. Unfortunately, the timing would […]

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Hi, I have a problem. I am getting my second period soon so I want to wear something to prepare. I really like using tampons but you can’t when you’re not on your period, and pads are very, very, very uncomfortable. I really need help.

Updated 2 October 2018 under Ask Us.

You’re right, you shouldn’t use tampons when you are not bleeding; however, instead of using thick pads, you could opt for wearing a thin, small panty shield. As you have […]

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I’ve begun using tampons and it hurts a little when I insert it. I’m following the instructions and everything too. Am I not getting it in all the way or is it just my muscles?

Updated 31 August 2018 under Ask Us.

Feeling comfortable using tampons often takes practice. When you are learning how to use them, opt for the “slender” size.  While inserting the tampon, aim towards your spine rather than […]

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I am suffering from vaginismus and can’t seem to use tampons. What is it and will I ever be able to use tampons?

Updated 13 November 2017 under Ask Us.

Vaginismus is a feeling of pain around the vaginal opening. This occurs because the muscles at the opening to the vagina tighten when something is going to be placed inside […]

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Can I request to have my hymen surgically removed?

Updated 7 July 2017 under Ask Us.

My doctor tried to do a pap test but was unsuccessful and is sending me to see a gynecologist to see about getting my hymen removed. However, I’ve been to […]

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I watched the video and read the article on how to insert a tampon, but I still can’t do it! I’ve tried several times and it always feels uncomfortable in my vagina? Why?

Updated 25 April 2017 under Ask Us.

A mirror is often helpful when you’re trying to insert a tampon for the first time, so that you can see exactly where your vaginal opening is. You can also […]

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How do I insert a tampon in my vagina?

Updated 22 February 2017 under Ask Us.

The best way to learn how to insert a tampon is to read our “How to Use Your First Tampon” guide and watch the video that we created for girls […]

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