Sentence Examples


  • Oxygen triggers bacterial growth, and the more absorbent the tampon, the longer it is left in place and the more toxin-producing bacteria it can harbor.
  • Women and girls who use tampons should always wash their hands before inserting a tampon and change the tampon every four to six hours.
  • A rare, but serious, condition called toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be connected to tampon use.
  • Girls should use the tampon with the least absorbency necessary to absorb the flow.
  • The absorbency of a tampon can be determined by how often it needs to be changed.