& swimming: Most women find it extremely difficult to participate in
sports and can’t swim in the pool during their menstruation. Tampons give
freedom to women allowing activities such as vigorous sport and even
swimming. Women can continue swimming throughout the days of menstruation,
when using a tampon. The tampon does not get wet inside the pool since it
is deep set inside the vagina. It’s only the string that hangs out the
options: A woman is free to wear thongs and tight fitting pants during
their periods. A tampon is just not detectable when inserted into the
vaginal cavity. Unlike the pads, it cannot be seen from the outside of
clothes. Therefore, one may use tampons when wearing tight fitted
clothing, thongs, and bathing suits.
a tampon inside the vagina can be a little inconvenient to many women. It
takes a lot of practice to properly insert it. They could be a little
unnerving for women who are using them for the first time. The feeling of
the tampon inside may feel strange unless one gets used to it.
is also inconvenient to keep the string out of the way when using the
of over soaked tampon: You cannot tell if you soaked your tampon the way
you can by looking at the pad. This may invite a risk of staining you
One may fall prey to a very rare condition associated with tampon usage
called the Toxic Shock Syndrome. To avoid this, you need to change your
tampon every 4- 8 hours a day. Exceeding the time limit, you may need to
visit your doctor.
should also not use tampon while retiring to bed and should switch over to
pads at nights.
Tampons contain pesticides and chlorine used to bleach the cotton.
Although, there are not sufficient amounts of dioxin to pose a health
risk; still they can cause inflammation to some.