Tampons shouldn’t be painful or uncomfortable. While wearing them, they should be barely noticeable. Remember: Practice makes perfect. So if you insert a tampon and it doesn’t feel comfortable,…
Why does it hurt when I use a tampon?
As many folks have noted, the most common cause of pain with a tampon is that it is not inserted far enough into the vagina. In addition, a dry tampon can be a painful tampon.
Is it bad to put a tampon in?
While you shouldn’t be able to feel a tampon at all when it’s fully inserted, putting a tampon in can be uncomfortable. Even Kotex, one of the top-selling tampon brands, admits that using a tampon can hurt the first time, but adds “it shouldn’t be bad.”
Can a tampon hurt inside the vagina?
“A tampon should never hurt if properly inserted inside the vagina,” Sherry A. Ross, MD, author of She-ology and She-ology, The She-quel: Let’s Continue the Conversation, told POPSUGAR. “If the tampon is not inserted deep inside the vagina, it can be halfway in and halfway out, causing discomfort, especially at the vaginal opening.”
Are tampons suposed to hurt?
Will it hurt when I take out my tampon?
Why does my vagina hurt when I remove my tampon?
Pain when removing tampons: The vagina is a muscular tube so if you’re tense the vaginal muscles will tense, thus causes the walls of the vagina to clench together and thus make the vaginal canal narrower.
Why do tampons hurt?
Experiencing pain with tampon use could also indicate cervical inflammation, endometriosis or an infection caused by an STD. Clearly the answer isn’t black and white, so I would encourage you to stop using tampons if it’s uncomfortable and visit your gynecologist, who can perform a pelvic exam to get to the root of your pain and find a solution.
Can using a tampon hurt you?
Even Kotex, one of the top-selling tampon brands, admits that using a tampon can hurt the first time, but adds “it shouldn’t be bad.” So can using a tampon hurt? Kotex also says that if tampons hurt, the user must not be putting them in correctly.