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Mistakenly left tampon for long. Heavy odor coming. How to reduce odor?

Hi. I just removed a tampon that I mistakenly left in way too long. One week. It was a light tampon, no blood just major odor. No discharge or any other symptoms like fever ,or any sickness. Now that it is out , would something such as douching help with the odor or just give it a few days time and the odor will subside? Also, I am currently taking a z pak for a sinus infection , is it possible that if I were to have some bacteria growing down there that the z pak would be helpful not only for my sinus infection? I can t believe I did this! Thank you
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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It seems that due to tampon remained for long time in the vagina might have given infection causing bad odor.
Now as you are on Z-pack, it will work for this infection as well.
With clearing infection. odor will be subsided.
Keep local hygiene healthy.
For few days avoid using tampon.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Fri, 9 Aug 2013
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