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27 Aug 2007

Tampons or Pads
Hi Doc

Sorry to ask you this, but is it better to use Tampons or pads when you're struggling with infertility.

I know a lot of people say that tampons are bad, but i can't help to wonder if it's not just another old wives tale?

Thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Just wondering

There is a link between prolonged tampon usage and the possibility of endometriosis due to retrograde menstruation and therefore I would discourage the use of PROLONGED TAMPON USE.
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