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Thursday, February 19, 2009 gutta gurl, Community Member, asks

Q: can i use a tampon while on my period, if im having a herpes outbreak?

i had a bump under the skin and went to the doctor on the 10th. i stared takin my valtrex on the 11th to see if it would help it go away. but it hasnt.

 i had sex on the 15th, then started my period later that night. the next day i woke up and there was 3 red, itchy bumps. is it safe to wear a tampon? oh and when i had sex the day before, we had sex without a condom for like 5 minutes. how high is the risk that i transferred it to him?

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Youre Retarded 08, Community Member
5/15/09 11:55am

Your partner now has herpes, good job. Do some research befor endangering other people's lives, ok? And yes, you can use a tampon, as long as it doesn't agitate the area.

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By gutta gurl, Community Member— Last Modified: 11/02/10, First Published: 02/19/09