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I am not sure that i removed a tampon before intercourse and

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i am not sure that i removed a tampon before intercourse and am scared that it might be lodged into my cervix
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 years ago.


The opening of the cervix is too small except just prior to childbirth to accomodate anything the size of a tampon. There is no way that intercourse could push it into your cervix. Relax. You evidently took it out beforehand.

Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Schuyler_ANP's Post: u r absolutely sure because i am a worry wort
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 years ago.
I am absolutely sure. The cervical canal is smaller than the lead of a pencil. If anything so large as a tampon attempted entry you would be screaming in agony.
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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
thank you very much