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Sleeping with a tampon?

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Contrary to widely circulating myths, it is perfectly safe to use a tampon overnight = tampons are ‘safe’ inside the vagina for many hours.

You may not know this but, gynecological surgeries will often end with a gauze packing in the vagina for 24 hours to absorb bleeding.  Amazing, right?

Problems may occur when a tampon is forgotten and left in the vagina so long that it begins to ‘ferment’ and harbor bad bacteria.

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