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Should I wear a thong when I have my period ?

should you wear a thong when you have your period ?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Of course! you have two main options. the first is to wear a tampon. this is the most effective. The second is to wear a thong pantyliner. these work on low flow days but not very well on heavy days.
Of couse you can. Just be sure to wear a tampon when wearing a thong during your period. You don't feel a thing when you have it in you, but be sure to change it every 5-8 hours.
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Anjana Rao Kavoor's  Response
Thanks for writing in.
You may wear a thong when you have your periods keeping in mind following things:
1. It is a personal choice as long you are comfortable.
2. Use a tampon and changing it frequently may be good.
3. You may use a liner if necessary.
4. Avoid spending too much time in water.
5. Always have an extra thong in emergency.

Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 4 Aug 2013
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Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
Hi fidel!
Welcome to HCM.You can wear provided you are using a tampoon.Also change the thong every 5-6 hours to prevent infections.this only works if you have mild to moderate flow.Please donot use if you have heavy flow.Take care.
Answered: Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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