Pads and TamponsUploader: Faegore 3 years ago Subscribe 2
If tampons appeal to you, you can learn a little about them before you get your first period. Don't flush a tampon down the toilet — even when the box says a tampon is flushable, some tampons can still cause problems in some plumbing systems. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. But when you keep a tampon in too long, bacteria can grow.