I’m on my period and wanted to try a tampon for the first time. I watched a tutorial on putting in a tampon, then I tried to do it. When I put the tampon in it didn’t feel right, so I removed it. It burned a lot when I was taking it out because it was dry. Now I am really nervous because I am afraid I created micro tears in my vagina. Will I get TSS (toxic shock syndrome) because I took the tampon out and it was dry? I am really worried, will I be OK?!?!Updated 27 May 2022 under Ask Us.
For starters, it’s important to remember that inserting a tampon for the first time can take some practice. Don’t be hard on yourself, especially if it doesn’t go as you […]Read more »
I put a tampon in for about 20 minutes and I wasn’t on my period. Am I going to get TSS (toxic shock syndrome)?Updated 21 March 2016 under Ask Us.
It would be extremely rare if you got TSS from leaving a tampon in for just 20 minutes. Here’s why: Tampons themselves don’t cause TSS. TSS is actually caused by […]Read more »