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tampons vs pads?

which do u use??
i use tampons and have pretty much since i started my period.
i hate pads the feel like a diaper n make me feel like ppl know i have them on.
if u use pads n ur teen daughter asked to use tampons would u let her??

please explain ur answers


Asked by Anonymous at 2:55 PM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Health

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Answers (15)
  • I was a majorette in high school and we wore tiny uniforms with no we HAD to learn to use tampons....or be be totally embarrassed when a pad came flying out during our

    i cant stand wearing a pad....feels wet and like a diaper......tampons feel so much more cleaner. So I would allow a teen to use them about age 16 or so....

    I started my period about age 12 and I think that is too young, need to be a bit grown up....not a baby.

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 3:04 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • i have always used pads...mostly cause i had a scare as a teenager with a tampon that wouldnt come was very embarrassing! I asked my daughter just recently if she wanted to try tampons so she could go swimming but she But if there comes a day she wants to thats perfectly fine with me!

    Answer by blueeyedgrl2377 at 2:58 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • i use pads because thats what my mom uses, but she did say i could use tampons if i want, but she told me to be really careful cause if you leave a tampon in for too long you could get sick, which scared me when i was younger so ive always used pads. when i have a daughter, i will probably tell her about both and let her choose which one she wants to use.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 3:04 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I use tampons, pretty much always have. I had to use pads last month, b/c I broke my ankle and wasn't sure I could manuver enough for a tampon, and it drove me up the wall. I felt so unclean, was constantly using baby wipes to clean up, and just hated it. To each their own, but I just don't see how someone can want to use pads.

    Answer by tropicalmama at 3:05 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Yeah I am a pads girl...but if my daughter wanted to wear them one day...fine by me...I just prefer pads myself!

    Answer by Rebecca727 at 3:06 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • purple.....please when u tell ur daughter about tampons dont scare her lol TSS is RARE and u have to leave it in for more then 8 hours b4 that happens and u usually NEED to change it b4 then

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Tampons, hands down. Clean, no odor, out of sight out of mind.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I use tampons. I started when I was 16. I was very scared, but it was fine. LOL! My daughter is only 5 months old, but I think I will let her use tampons if she asks.

    Answer by mommy2joeynabby at 3:08 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I use both. I can't use tampons if I'm having bad cramps--they just make the cramps worse. On the other hand, once my cramps subside, I'd rather use a tampon, except at night. I've never used them overnight--I think that's too long to have one in.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:10 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • both,when i had just started to have my period when i was 14 i was too scared to use a tampon but i leaked once in school and ever since then i've been a tampon girl, lol, it was mortifying, but i like to have a little panty liner as backup just in case there is a small leak, after i had my daughter and coudln't use tampons, obviously, it drove me nuts i was worried i would leak all the time.. and it just felt so .. ick.. i will definitely give my daughter the choice when she starts.. it's whatever makes you comfortable..

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:25 PM on Aug. 24, 2009