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Issues using a tampon.

I’m 27 years old and well aware of how to use a tampon but as of lately, I’m having troubles. I had my 3rd child 6 months ago and finally got my period. I went to insert a tampon and it was like there was something blocking it’s way, and when I did get it in, it was either pushing its way out or had mild discomfort. I gave up and started using a pad. There is no discomfort or pain while having intercourse.
Now it’s got me worried because there is a family history of cancer and my sister just got diagnosed with a benign tumor in her uterus. I did tear internally with my first child but did not with my second, now would that cause my issues with it, or could it be just swelling? Suggestions please, help ease my worries!!
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973741 tn?1342342773
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Hm, that's a little odd.  Don't drift to the idea of cancer, that is unlikely.  Honestly, I'd go ahead and see your doctor.  I'd guess it could be swelling or how you healed but it might even be something like pelvic organ prolapse.  That's often what will cause a bulge in the vagina.  So, go see your doctor and get that checked good luck and congrats on the new baby
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Thank you, my sister gave me advice and it’s working, must’ve been how I healed, everything is fine with that, thank you again
You are very welcome and am glad you are getting better!
973741 tn?1342342773
COMMUNITY LEADER
Hm, that's a little odd.  Don't drift to the idea of cancer, that is unlikely.  Honestly, I'd go ahead and see your doctor.  I'd guess it could be swelling or how you healed but it might even be something like pelvic organ prolapse.  That's often what will cause a bulge in the vagina.  So, go see your doctor and get that checked good luck and congrats on the new baby
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