鈥淭he vagina is a fairly large space andtwo tampons could fit,鈥?Alexander Chiang, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, tells SELF. You may have put a second one in accidentally without realizing you already had one in there.
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Can you put two tampons in at once?
Others may choose to double up on tampons鈥攁s in, put two tampons in at once鈥攚hich you might think would do the same thing. But actually, it鈥檚 a pretty bad idea. Here鈥檚 why. For one thing, putting in two tampons at once basically doubles your chances of accidentally forgetting one in there.
Do all tampons have applicators?
Most tampons are sold with applicators, while others are not. When you’re starting off, it’s much easier to use tampons with applicators so you have more control over the process. The tampons without applicators require you to push the tampon up in your vagina with your fingers, which can be a bit more of a challenge.
How to put in a tampon?
Take a couple of deep breaths and relax your body 鈥?the more at ease you feel, the easier putting in a tampon will be. Now that you鈥檝e washed your hands, are in position and relaxed, you鈥檙e ready to put your applicator tampon in. Take a tampon from the box and remove the wrapper.
What happens if you put a tampon in too shallow?
You don鈥檛 insert the tampon in far enough. You鈥檒l know because you鈥檒l feel it: A too-shallow tampon will be super uncomfortable鈥攜ou may even feel the cotton edge at the entrance to the vagina, Dr. Dweck says. (You shouldn鈥檛 sense anything when it鈥檚 properly positioned.)