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Lost Tampon: Symptoms of a lost tampon and how to remove

What?  A lost tampon.  Hey, it happens.  And, it is one of those topics that a woman might be embarrassed to call her doctor about, even if she knows she might need help.  You would think if a tampon was lost you would automatically know about it, but this isn’t always the case.  Occasionally a woman will insert a tampon and either forget it is there or inse » Read more

Can You Have a Period When You Are Pregnant?

Although you may have heard of women that had “periods” during pregnancy, the truth is you cannot be pregnant and have a period at the same time. Once a woman conceives her body starts producing hCG and her menstrual cycle stops. This is not to say that a woman cannot have bleeding that resembles a period when she is pregnant, but the bleeding is not actually a period. » Read more