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Accidentally left tampon in TMI

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Onlytimewilltell Fri 23-Sep-16 16:16:40

Had my period for a week. Last few days had really foul smelling brown blood. Dr Google advised possible tampon left in, so took current tampon out and had a feel around and could feel one lodged sideways really high up. Took me a while to get it out, thought I was going to have to get a doctor to remove it, but managed to find a bit of string eventually. My bathroom stank of rotting corpses when I pulled it out and I still can't get the smell off my hands bleugh. I am worrying myself sick about toxic shock now, think it could have been in about 4 days.
Anyone done similar got any advice?
Feel embarrassed ringing the docs and don't have any symptoms for certain although I have now got a headache but I think that's just cause I'm a bit stressed about it x

smurfest Fri 23-Sep-16 16:57:01

yep, but couldn't get it out so had to go to A and E blush they gave me antibiotics to take so you could go to your GP for that?

the headache is probably stress!

Onlytimewilltell Sat 24-Sep-16 09:06:42

Well I've survived the night so think I will be okay now xx thanks!

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