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    when im on my period i only use sanitary towels (always) but i always get itchy down there and sometimes (not all the time) red itchy lumps

    its not some STI before anyone starts lol

    could it possibly be im allergic to towels? and if so it is likely to be all towels or only that brand?

    using tampons isnt an option so no one suggest that
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    try a few different brands
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    Are you changing it often enough?
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    No, it just sounds like you're skanky and don't change enough. :facepalm: The red lumps are probably where you scratch and jesus why didn't you anon this?

    And use tampons - whatever your excuse is it's probably crap. Use tampons.
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    Dear god woman, just how bored are you to be starting threads like this on TSR?! Hehe :p:
    I'd suggest trying different brands. Maybe a "sensitive" one, if such a thing exists...

    PS what have you got against tampons? Much more comfortable once you get used to them.
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    Why is tampons not an option?
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    I think this can happen. Just try a few different brands out and make sure you're changing your pad every few hours.
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    try a mooncup?
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    Its not changing enough.
    Its all your body heat, sweat, and blood.
    Change once every 4 hours, or whenever it starts feeling damp.
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    (Original post by Bubbles*de*Milo)
    No, it just sounds like you're skanky and don't change enough. :facepalm: The red lumps are probably where you scratch and jesus why didn't you anon this?
    This exactly.
    You could try Always Silk or the Freshelles one or something? :dontknow: Experiment with different brands.
    At the end of your period, don't wear the big pads you would for the middle of your period, buy some smaller (non winged preferably) ones or even pantyliners because the big ones when you don't really need them end up feeling very uncomfortable and itchy.
    Please, for the sake of yourself and everyone around you, change them more frequently.
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    Its because you're getting sweaty down there and it's causing a rash. You need to change more often. Whenever I have to use pads (god forbid), I change every 3 hours as they just get smelly otherwise.
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    Always ones are quite plasticky and horrible, don't use them. Bodyform ones are better, I seem to remember.

    But eww pads, you should use tampons.
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    i change enough so its defo not that

    but thanks i will try different brands

    to whoever called me a skank, no i really am not

    just to add my period is almost none existent there is only blood when i go for a pee and wipe, never any on the towel
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    just to add my period is almost none existent there is only blood when i go for a pee and wipe, never any on the towel
    Really? Just use a pantiliner then.
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    (Original post by nolongerhearthemusic)
    Really? Just use a pantiliner then.
    yeah the pill im on totally changed my period luckily

    nah i dont like panty liners i like having the security of a towel just in case it does get heavy
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    It's most likely a heat rash. It gets very warm down there and it isn't helped by the fact that sanitary towels are backed by plastic.

    Change your towel regularly and wear cotton underwear.
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    I'm so glad I don't have periods
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    Just let it flow.
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    (Original post by Ilora-Danon)
    It's most likely a heat rash. It gets very warm down there and it isn't helped by the fact that sanitary towels are backed by plastic.

    Change your towel regularly and wear cotton underwear.
    i do both already

    and can i add that it starts after about 5 mins of putting thr towel on so i doubt its a heat thing cause lets face it, its not like im on fire
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    (Original post by tinktinktinkerbell)
    i do both already

    and can i add that it starts after about 5 mins of putting thr towel on so i doubt its a heat thing cause lets face it, its not like im on fire
    Use the absolute lowest absorbency pad possible- might ease things a bit. Maybe the pad's rubbing down there? Happened to me once :dontknow:
 
 
 
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