Can you have sex with a tampon in?
It's not a good idea to keep a tampon in if you're having vaginal sex. The guy's penis may push the tampon in further, and you might have trouble removing it afterwards. So always take a tampon out before having sex.
There is one thing you should use if you have sex during your period, though: a condom. You can still get STDs during your period and there's even a chance of getting pregnant. So protect yourself!
Reviewed by: Larissa Hirsch, MD
Date reviewed: August 2009
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