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    Today was my first day trying to use a tampon, I successfully got it in and it didn’t hurt at all but when I got up to walk it really didn’t feel right. Almost as if it was coming out, I went back to the toilet and pulled it out but it was very difficult and hurt like mad?? Now I’m a bit achy, I want to use tampons but why does it hurt?
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    Not at all qualified or had any experiences about this subject. Don't hate on me for trying to help if the information I have given is wrong. It is their choice to accept my information or not, hating on it won't help answer the question at hand.

    Anway, I think it is because of your first time. I could give many examples of things that hurt the first time and you gradually get used to it after doing it often. For example exercise. First time doing it seriously will ache you so much, but as your muscles get used to it, it will get better. Maybe this can apply to using tampons. Or another example, a jumper may feel very tight for the first few times but as it is worn it is stretched out and you get used to it.

    All I am saying is you are not used to it and it hurts because you have not done it before and your muscles are not used to it. ( It will get easier the more you do it because it will loosen the more you use it.)

    Just gonna end with I have no idea on the subject but this is what makes sense to me.
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    (Original post by Totoro2234)
    Today was my first day trying to use a tampon, I successfully got it in and it didn’t hurt at all but when I got up to walk it really didn’t feel right. Almost as if it was coming out, I went back to the toilet and pulled it out but it was very difficult and hurt like mad?? Now I’m a bit achy, I want to use tampons but why does it hurt?
    OKay firstly don't worry. Putting in tampons is just one of those things in life that you learn with time. I suggest that you try again and try to make sure that its been put in exactly how it should be
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    (Original post by Totoro2234)
    Today was my first day trying to use a tampon, I successfully got it in and it didn’t hurt at all but when I got up to walk it really didn’t feel right. Almost as if it was coming out, I went back to the toilet and pulled it out but it was very difficult and hurt like mad?? Now I’m a bit achy, I want to use tampons but why does it hurt?
    Putting in tampons is a skill. You'll learn eventually how to get it sitting just right. You can also try different sizes to see if it helps at all.
    Without getting into too much detail, pulling it out too soon can hurt cos it's dry and causes more friction. It should be easier when it's less dry.
    I'm sure you can find various advice online for putting in tampons.

    You could also just stick to pads. You can get some pretty comfy (well not un-comfy) ones nowadays.
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    Don't worry, it's completely normal. It took me a few tries. I had been using pads for 3 years before I felt ready for tampons. You just have to get the angle of your body correct. You might waste a few tampons getting it right. The reason it hurt was because the tampon was dry, so pulling it out straight away meant that it caused a lot of friction, kind of like internal carpet burn. Sadly can't be avoided if it doesn't go in quite right. Just keep trying and don't rush it. You'll get it.
 
 
 
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