Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
195 Doctors are Online

Is tampon safe in swimming?

im going swimming and when i use a tampon it only goes about half way in. is that still safe? im going swimming and when i use a tampon it only goes about half way in. is that still safe?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Dec 2009
Answers:  1 Views:  373
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
  User's Response
technically, it would still be safe if you were swimming for a short amount of time, and you knew it wouldn't fall out... but you can't really be sure it's not going to fall out if it's only halfway in, and you don't know how long "too long" would be. just take it out and put another one it. It will fit all the way it, you just can't be scared to make sure you get it up in there. it won't get lost or anything i promise.. and the only time you feel them is if you don't have it in correctly, which is because most people don't put them in far enough.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]

Related questions you may be interested in


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor