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    Oh poor you! I would have freaked out too. Can happen easily enough, should definitely get checked out just to be sure.

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    TSS is really rare. I've never seen a case of it in hospital over the last 15yrs I've been a nurse and I was a gynie ward.
    I'd do what pp have said and just check for signs of infection.
    If you get a temperature then see your GP or go to ED if it's after hours.
    Has your d/c and smell cleared up after removing the tampon?

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    A girl at my school (before I started high school) had TSS and drowned in the school pool. Watch out for temperatures and get a checkup if it makes you feel better about it all.

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    I've heard that this is a common thing doctors see, so don't be embarrassed to go to the GP if you're concerned and just want them to double check for you.

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    I got really drunk one night while I had af and dh and I dtd...I couldn't remember if I took the tampon out before so the next day dh and I went to the Dr just to make sure. He put the papsmear clamp in and couldn't find anything Phew!!!
    Don't be afraid to go to the Dr just to be sure.

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    Thanks ladies. I went to the doctor and all clear, phew!

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    Quote Originally Posted by misscheekysmum View Post
    Thanks ladies. I went to the doctor and all clear, phew!
    Great news

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    How scary!
    DH and I have 'unmentionable' things that happened which we can never ever mention or talk about even with each other EVER!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ciaomamma View Post
    How scary!
    DH and I have 'unmentionable' things that happened which we can never ever mention or talk about even with each other EVER!
    Yep, us too! Mainly around the extent of the help I needed after my c-sec's. *shudder* and mainly on my behalf for sheer embarrassment factor.

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    OP, was your DH present during labour? If so, you have nothing to fear hun! Grabbing a string from your vagina would seem pretty mild compared to the aftermath of birth they witness


 

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