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Using a tampon when not on period

Using a Tampon When Not On Period

Question: Hi Care free doctor, I’m 14 and nearly 15. I was wondering if it is safe to try a tampon if you don't have your period? My mum said why don't you try one and I want to but don't know if it is safe? is it?

Dr. Farah Kroman: It certainly wouldn't be harmful but it's usually easier to use tampons when you have your period as the blood flow acts as a lubricant to help slide the tampon in.