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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: OB GYN
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I found a Tampon in me today I forgot was there it smelled

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I found a Tampon in me today I forgot was there it smelled and it burns when I pee
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No and no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: History of Uti cervical cancer asthma kindney infections I've had a Leep and come surgery
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.


Thanks for the question.

It sounds like you have a urinary track infection.

You might have a vaginal infection as well.

See your doctor today. If you can not, go to urgent care.

You might need an antibiotic.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
this what happen I forgot I had a tampon in then I put another in then took that one out went to pee it burned then felt uncomfortable then later in the day I started to smell a smell. This morning I showered I thought maybe it's a yeast infection I put my finger in to feel around and found a tampon I forgot was there then I took it out the smell went away and now it still burns and hurts to pee at the end I'm drinking water and I got UTI relief ppls not sure what happen
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.


Please read my answer above.

Did you have another question about this?