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    Can a long tampon string cause a blister while working out?

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Posted on Thu, 2 Jun 2016 in Women's Health
Question: Could a long tampon string cause a blister while working out?
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Answered by Dr. Zenab Tambawala 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
not likely

Detailed Answer:
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM,

Very unlikely. Tampoons are usually made from very hypoallergic materials which do not cause any problems. But if the tampoon was left for too long it could cause irritation or infection.

Blisters in the intimate area are usually due to herpes or other sexually transmitted diseases. If the blisters increase, you have burning sensation while passing urine, fever, get swabs taken to rule out infection.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
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