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August 16th, 2013, 02:07 PM
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I've tried tampons and they just don't work for me.
What should I do?
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August 16th, 2013, 02:38 PM
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Hmm well I think other than tampons, youre sitting this one out :/
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August 16th, 2013, 02:45 PM
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You could try a soft cup. I use these for insem's but they are suppose to be for AF. I cant wear tampons but I was able to wear these. They are a little tricky with insertion but again I couldnt feel them whatsoever.
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August 16th, 2013, 02:53 PM
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I'll try a soft cup over night and see. If it doesn't work ill be sitting by the pool and not in.
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August 16th, 2013, 08:42 PM
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I use a Diva Cup, I switched to the cup over 2 years ago and will never go back to anything else... So with that said, I go swimming...
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August 16th, 2013, 09:12 PM
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I can't say it enough. Diva Cup, Diva Cup, Diva Cup
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August 17th, 2013, 06:37 AM
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I can't do tampons...i used them most my life and had to use slimfit ones but i guess about 4 or 5 years ago they started to really bother me....I haven't tried diva cup but maybe I should bc people rave about it...so I just sit out during AF
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August 17th, 2013, 10:08 AM
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I do tampons. Can't do a Diva Cup, it feels too weird.
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August 17th, 2013, 11:08 AM
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I hate tampons. When AF came halfway through vacation, I just sat out. Inserting something up there just doesn't make me feel too comfortable. But I am not a fan of swimming either so I don't mind sitting out and catching up on some reading.
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