Should taking out your first tampon hurt?Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.
If you can insert a tampon without any trouble, you should also be able to take it out. Your vaginal muscles hold the tampon in place, so trying to relax […]Read more »
Period Products: Information about Tampons and PadsUpdated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.
There are two basic types of period products: external protection and internal protection. External protection such as pads and panty liners attach to the crotch of underpants to absorb your menstrual […]Read more »
TamponsUpdated 11 June 2022 under Health Guides.
You may feel nervous about using a tampon for the first time. It’s normal to feel nervous, especially if you have any unanswered questions about tampons. What are tampons and […]Read more »
Does putting in a tampon hurt?Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.
Inserting a tampon shouldn’t hurt. It’s a good idea to use the smallest size tampon when you’re learning how to use tampons for the first time. It’s also easier to […]Read more »
What could be the reason that I can’t insert a tampon?Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.
If you’ve tried to insert a tampon and you’ve followed the instructions on the box that they came in and you still can’t get it into your vagina, you should […]Read more »
I’m a virgin and want to use tampons. Is that okay?Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.
Yes. Even if you’re a virgin (you’ve never had vaginal intercourse), you may use tampons. Tampons don’t change your hymen (the skin that partly covers the opening to your vagina). […]Read more »
Can you get your period while you’re swimming?Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.
It’s possible to get your period while you’re swimming, but the cold water usually makes the flow less, so you might not even notice. If you have your period, you […]Read more »
At what age can girls use tampons instead of pads for their period?Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.
Once a girl begins to menstruate (have periods), she can use tampons. There’s no specific age since the time when a girl gets her first period isn’t the same for […]Read more »
Will my tampon fall out if I run?Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.
When a tampon is properly inserted into your vagina, the muscles inside your vagina naturally hold the tampon in place so it can’t fall out, even when running or playing […]Read more »
How do I know if I accidentally put a tampon in and forgot to take the old one out?Updated 25 February 2014 under Ask Us.
If you can’t remember if you removed a tampon, take the time to check before you insert another one. First, wash your hands with soap and water. Check your fingernails […]Read more »