The tampon is a kind of menstrual product for women during periods. It makes easy for women to exercise, play sports, and swim than the pads. You have to put it up inside your vagina. Because of this, you may wonder, “What will happen if I pee?” Don’t worry; it will not affect the urination at all. And it is also not necessary to change it after you pee.
In this article, we have described why the tampon doesn’t affect urination and how you should use it in the right way.
You should put the tampon inside your vagina, and it seems like it might block the urination. But it doesn’t. It will not affect urination at all. The urethra is opening to your bladder, and it is just above your vagina.
Large lips cover the urethra and the vagina. They are the folds of tissues. When you open the folds, you will notice that what looked like one opening is two:
But remember, even the tampon doesn’t block urine flow; some pee may get on its string while the pee flows out of the body. Your urine is sterile unless you have a urinary tract infection (UTI).
Some women don’t like the smell of the feeling of the wet string. For avoiding that, you can do the following things:
But it is only in the chosen case. So if you don’t want to do anything, you can. Tampon will not affect the flow of urine.
First of all, pick the right-sized tampon for you. If you don’t have accurate information about it, you can use the slender or junior size. It will be easy for you to insert.
If you have a heavy menstrual flow, you can use the super or super-plus size. Never use the tampon, which is more absorbent than your flow.
And also, use the applicator. The plastic applicators are more accessible to insert than that the cardboard ones. But they are more expensive.
You should feel comfortable when the tampon is inside the vagina. The string of tampon should hang out of the vagina. The string will help to pull it out later.
Generally, it’s recommended to change your tampon every four to eight hours or when it’s saturated with blood. You can tell when it’s saturated because it will start staining on your underwear. Try changing it within eight hours, even if your period is light. There will be a chance of growing bacteria if you leave it in longer. If the bacteria grows, it can get into your bloodstream and cause a severe illness called toxic shock syndrome (TSS).
Toxic shock syndrome is a rare case, but it can even happen. Look for medical care immediately if you begin running a fever suddenly and feel unwell.