Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. Sometimes an object also known as a 'foreign body' can become stuck in the vagina, or you may simply forget it is there.
The first sign that something was wrong was the weirdly watery discharge. I'd never had vaginal discharge that looked like that before, and considering I'd just finished my period, the large-ish amount was confusing to me. But everything else felt fine.
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We have lots of rules to live by — some optional, some not. The 1-day rule for texting that heart-eyes-emoji crush from the night before. And of course, the 8-hour rule for changing your tampon. So is it a real risk, or are we unnecessarily freaking out in the final hours?
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Since their invention, tampons have been the subject of moral panic, health scares, tax protests and ridiculous advertising.
Here's what gynecologists who retrieve lost tampons all the time want you to know. That's a different story. And as gross as it sounds, it may not be as risky to your health as you'd think.
By Carly Stern For Dailymail. One woman is recounting the panic she felt when she felt after fooling around with a cute guy and realizing afterward that she could no longer find the tampon inside of her. In an essay for Elite DailyAlexia LaFata, 22, wrote that she was attending college in Boston when, one night, she hooked up with a classmate who she was really into.
And it most certainly happened to Alexia LaFata. After leaving in her tampon overnight and fooling around with a guy, LaFata tried to remove it the following morning. Watch: What really happens when a tampon gets lost. Post continues after video.
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