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How do i use tampons and get used to them?

k i got my period in june, and i hate the feeling of pads, and i have tried tampons but like they only go 1 cm in and wont go any father. and it hurts. so how do i use them and get used to them. i have wasted like 8 just tring :S and is there anything i can use so it can help me put in it my vagna that wont hurt it like cream or some thing cuz i dont wanna get a infection SO CAN SOMEONE HELP PLZZ , if it helps i am 13
Asked On : Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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Hello, Congratulations on becoming a woman! My first and for most advice is to consult with a mother or sister, they may have has similar experiences and will be glad to assist you to not go threw discomfort. I recommend trying teen-sized tampons or slim tampons (marketed as such). I think that a slim plastic applicator is easier for a girl to use than tampons without an applicator or with a cardboard applicator. Also, a bit of lubricating jelly placed on the tip of the applicator may make the insertion easier at first.( to avoid infection do not use Vaseline, or other oils) A tampon properly inserted will not be felt. some young girls experience issues in removal again a small amount of lubricating jelly can assist. if you have tried several times your vaginal area may be irritated and swelled, give yourself a break before you try again I hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 22 Dec 2009
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