Just one more note: I forgot to add that I use Playtex. Always have and always will. I have tried other brands in the past and they all suck and are nasty. Having said that, I must digress that when the string broke on the tampon it was the Playtex brand so it wasn't one of the cheap brands which is why I was surprised it happened. The End.View Thread
I couldn't help but chime in here. Being a lifelong user of tampons myself (yes, I have tried everything in-between from toilet paper, to panty liners to pads that pretty much felt like I had a full blown diaper on (and even squished when I walked around which was embarrassing and uncomfortable to say the least).
All in all, the tampons (I just call them plugs in public if I need to, because most folks in public are clueless to what I am talking about which makes it less embarrassing for all involved) are IMHO the better choice.
The biggest problem (and this has been on one occasion only in my 30 years using tampons) besides the possibility of toxic shock syndrome (just Google or ask your doctor about that one) is the rare chance of the tampon string breaking when you're trying to pull it out of your junk. Needless to say, it's a situation that you really don't find much information on how to deal with out there (on the Internet, that is), and I am not sure if you feel comfortable calling your doctor or visiting the ER to tell them that you have a plug up there and don't know how to get it out. Unfortunately for me, it happened when I was getting ready for work and I was already late as it was. Not a good day. Anyway, just my thoughts on the matter. Hope this helps.View Thread
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