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Tampon, 'Are you in there?'

Okay, this is the wierdest thing ever, but I could never go to the docter about this one. I just finished my period, and yesterday, I went to bathroom and I couldn't find the string to my tampon. I may have taken out and not replaced it (I was really light), but I can't be possitive. If its in there and I don't know it, it would have worked its way out right? Like when I had a BM, the pressure would've pushed it out, right? I'm done with my AF now, and I would like to have sex with my husband, but I don't want to push it up there any further. I can't feel it, so I don't think its there, but what if it is?? Help?!?!
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i had the same problem once, only i sent my husband fishing LOL!! turns out i must have taken it out, cuz he didnt find anything. i think it would just naturally come out with your normal functions, thats what i've heard anyways.good luck to ya
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years ago my husband and I had been drinking a little to much and we had sex forgetting i had a tampon in it was pushed way up there I thought I must have removed it anyway it took 3 weeks for it to work its way out
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Same here.  I had forgotten it was in and my Dh and I had sex after the deed was done I realized it was in there.  I had DH dig for it but he could not get it...With much presitence I got it out that nite.  Promise I would never forget that again.  Have your DH give you a hand.  I know it is gross and all but it is better then worrying about it.
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Best to get it out as soon as you can, the risk of infection is astronimical. See if dh/partner can help to look for it, I would not rely on nature for it to help work it out.

Andi
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My mother works at an OBGyn office, she would come home telling horror stories about this happening. They dont think its funny when it happens, its common (not as common as the cold though, lol). What they say is bad, and what they talk about is when the person FINALLY comes in, they have a HORRIBLE infection. A few times, the person has had to get a Hysterectomy because of it. Please Please Please, if you arent SURE its out, go to the doctor.
Good Luck!!!!
CHristina
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There are actually fewer cases of it "working itself out".  Although that is nice to hope for, if you truly think you could've left it in, you need to either get someone to help you, or go to the doc.  Don't be embarrassed.  They see this everyday.  If left inside, your risk of many different kinds of infections go up, like Andi said.  You need to get it out, and don't wait for it to come out on its own.
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Boy I feel like I'm hitting everything today. Years ago a friend of mine had the same problem. She thought it was gone. Over time she started noticing an order but still couldn't find anything. It became so bad she finally went to her OB and it was there. You shouldn't feel imbarrassed this is your body and health. You wouldn't want to come down with any infections.
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Wow, it never ceases to amaze me how many women are intimidated by their own bodies.

There's a simple solution, ladies!  Feel around!

The vaginal canal isn't the grand canyon, ya know...it wouldn't take a spulunker to find a hiding tampon in there.

Wash your hands, be careful of your nails, slide a finger in and feel around.  If you can't feel a trace of string or tampon, you're safe.

Happy Hunting!

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Anyone who leaves there tampon in for longer than max 8hrs is at serious high risk of TSS! and alot of other things too. So be carefull even if it you know its still there, its how long its been in there. If your at work and you feel it needs to be changed than tell your boss, cos really they'll understand and if your too embarresed to do that than just think this is really putting your life and body at risk to serious illness and infections that can lead to death if not treated. So come on girls stay alert to your precious bodies. love lozz........
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hey, i still don't know if mine's in there or not, im only 14 and i'm too embarrased to tell my mum or even a doctor, is there anything i can do just for me, ive felt around like 'revamp' said, and i cant feel a tampon string, but could it have gone up furthur, this is restraining me from sex with my boyfriend and its scaring us both.
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Oh my. Honey I feel your pain. When I was about your age I used one of those Instead cups and couldn't get it out. I had to explain it to my school nurse who called my mom. My mom offered to take it out but I was so embarrassed. She ended up bringing me to the doctor and they took it out. I sobbed the entire time. I understand how embarrassing  it is but you have to get it out. It's extremely dangerous for you to have something like that inside of you. No, it could not have gone up further. It's not possible for anything to go up any further except eensy little things like sperm.
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I am having the same problem right now. I swear I put a tampon in this morning but I can't for the life of me remember if I took it out or not? I have not had sex since putting it in and I definitely went digging. I am no stranger to my own body but as far as I dug I could not find any trace of a tampon...is there any way it could be out of reach? Wouldn't I feel it? I know that sometimes when I forget to take my tampon out it starts to feel uncomfortable...wouldn't that happen if it was still in there? HELP!
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had this same problem, except my problem is made worse by my lack of short term memory.  don't know exactly how long little bugger was in no mans land. hehehe but what a little nasty stinker.  anyways gone now. gonna watch for symptoms.  hoping for the best.  don't feel so bad, guess it happens to the best of em.
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Maybe you could keep a journal during your period so you don't forget again. Wright down when you take one out and put one in. Just a thought.
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I just got back from the doctor after having a tampon lodged in my cervix for over a week! I realised that it was in there when I started to smell a bad odor coming from down there. I could not reach it no matter how hard I tried. The doctor was really nice and said it was a good thing I came in. I may have an infection, the results won't come back for a couple of days. If you DO have a tampon too high to reach, definitely go to the doctor. I have a tilted uterus, which is why it got stuck so high and I did not know it.
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this post is funny.  i have had this happen when i got to drunk to remember and had to stop mid-sex with husband when i realized.  never happened again!!!! sometimes i will prop myself up in front of the mirror to look down there to make sure the string isn't hiding just in case i forgot about it.... pesky woman business.... pads are so bulky and tampons are so easily forgotten..
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this happend to me, i put a tampon in just before i went to be but when i woke and and went to take it out it was gone, i had my fingers up my vagina and fiddled around to see if i could find it but i couldnt feel it. it doesnt even feel like there is anything in me, im not even sure what might have happend to it but im still on my period and the bloods coming out normally, any advice??
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Ok when my period came around again i put a tampon in before i went to bed and when i woke up i couldnt remember if i took it out. I wasnt bleeding when ik i should b and i felt around and didnt feel anything but when i felt around i started bleeding again..kinda wierd..so idk if i do or not..ive been feeling sick since then. Vigina (vagina) pain and pressure, dizzyness, headachs, feeling of vomiting, smelly and ichy vigina (vagina)..its been a week since that so idk if there is one stuck and i just cant reach it or what..i dnt wanna go to obgyn ..help??!?
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hi i indeed am embaressed but thank you i did look around imidiatly when i noticed i couldnt find it i took a nap and when i woke up to go to the bathroom i couldnt find it i went all the way in there till i couldne get any further but i still didnt feel it im pretty sure i hit my uterous but i know there was def a wall stopping my finger you think it had to have fallen out?
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Somebody please help me! I put a tampon in last night and woke up and went to take it out but I couldn't find. What should I do? I'm 13 and really scared! I searched around for it but didn't find it. Please please help!!




































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Somebody please help me!! I put a tampon in last night and went to take it out this morning and I couldn't find it. I'm 13 and really embarrassed. I haven't told anyone yet. I searched around and didn't see anything! Please please help!









































































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