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Is inserting a tampon supposed to feel good?

If it’s inserted correctly, you shouldn’t feel anything. But if you don’t insert the tampon far enough, it might feel uncomfortable. To make it more comfortable, use a clean finger to push the tampon farther up the vaginal canal.

Can you feel a tampon when sitting down?

Tampons should definitely not hurt when you sit down. Molly has to say about inserting tampons properly. They shouldn’t! You shouldn’t even be able to feel your tampon inside you, no matter what position you are in.

Is it scary using a tampon for the first time?

It’s completely normal to be nervous about trying your first tampon. Tampons are a little more complicated than pads so it’s completely normal to be scared. When you learn more about how tampons and your body work, you’ll become more comfortable and confident when inserting your first tampon.

Why is it so hard to insert a tampon?

There can be several reasons why inserting a tampon is difficult. One of the most common reasons is vaginismus. Vaginismus is a condition in which your vaginal muscles will tighten involuntarily, causing spasms and pain. Another possible reason it’s difficult to put a tampon in could be vaginal stenosis.

Why am I so scared to insert a tampon?

You need to stay relaxed mentally and physically or your vaginal muscles will contract, making it more difficult to insert the tampon. It you just can’t seem to relax, it may be best to start over another time. If you feel as if your vaginal muscles are tensing up, you may be experiencing vaginismus.

What is a good age to start using tampons?

You can start using tampons as soon as you get your period, which could be as young as 10 for some girls. What matters is your comfort level. Armed with accurate information, choosing whether and when to use a tampon is your personal decision.

Can you pass out from putting a tampon in?

Is it normal to faint while putting in a tampon? It’s not common, but it could happen when you do it for the first time. If you feel faint when inserting a tampon, take a break and try again later. Make sure that your body is relaxed, but don’t worry if it takes some time to get used to the right technique.

What if I can’t put in a tampon?

If you’re not able to insert a tampon after several tries, make an appointment with your health care provider. One reason for this is that you may have been born with a very small opening in your hymen, which prevents you from inserting tampons.

Can tampons make me sick?

Toxic shock syndrome, or TSS, is a severe complication of certain bacterial infections; it’s often associated with tampons because the blood that accumulates in a tampon can serve as a culture medium for the bacteria.