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Question: Is a lost tampon dangerous?


 kkgib - Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:25 pm

I am almost certain that I have lost a tampon somewhere up there. I have been to the er for feeling ill and have had lots of bloodwork done ( i am guessing the bloodwork would rule out infection), and they didnt say anything about infection, I am wondering how serious this is and how I can try to remove it without going back to the doctor.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:20 am

User avatar Toxic shock syndrome relating to retained tampoons is a rare but potentially seious problem.Do seek professional help.

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