Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, offers some help for talking to your daughter about how to put a tampon in correctly for the first time.
Think you’re doing yourself a favor by using scented tampons or pads? The scary truth is, adding chemicals to one of the most sensitive parts of the body is a disaster waiting to happen.
Toxic shock syndrome has declined significantly since the 1980s. It’s rare, but it is still a risk, especially for tampon users. Here’s what you should know.