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Pain when inserting and removing tampon

By April 14, 2017 - 7:22pm
 
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So I have been on my period for three days now and I Have been cramping like usual. But for the last two days, I have had some uncommon pain. When I take my tampon out, I have this bad pain that kind of "lingers" for awhile. It almost feels like taking out a dry tampon but worse! And the tampon is actually fully saturated. I haven't been leaving them in too long either. And when it comes time to put another in, I just about dread it because of the pain. The pain is basically where my symphisis pubis is but maybe a little above that. So would that be my uterus??? I've used tampons for about 5 years now so I know how to put them in. My mom keeps telling me that I am fine but I have never felt these before and it feels like something isn't right. Should I just go ahead and go to my gyno? Or do y'all know what could be causing this?

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Hello, Haha123

Thank you for your post.

Your pelvic muscles may not be relaxed enough when you put the tampon in or pull it out. Using a lubricant may also help. If you are concerned, see your doctor.

Helena

April 15, 2017 - 4:38am
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