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Recommended tampons & pads

(8 Posts)
plastique Fri 30-Dec-16 18:18:36

I'm getting too heavy for tampax super plus tampons, they last up to an hour max! Any recommendations for other brands or alternatives?

graveyardkate Fri 30-Dec-16 18:23:41

Lill-ets make a "Super Plus Extra" which was an essential for me until I had a Mirena coil fitted 5 years ago. There's also an Lil-lets Ultra now, I see.

Stillnoidea Fri 30-Dec-16 18:27:01

Moon cup!

plastique Fri 30-Dec-16 18:56:32

Thanks haven't seen the lilets one you mentioned, does it have an applicator?
Moon cup??!! TBH not sure I even want to know what that is....

SimonLeBonOnAndOn Fri 30-Dec-16 18:58:41

Have you seen your GP?
Bleeding that heavy isn't right, I only ask because I was putting up with that every month.
Turned out I had a polyp, once that was removed periods were normal again.

plastique Fri 30-Dec-16 19:09:08

I've had enough now, so going to see GP to discuss, thank you

SimonLeBonOnAndOn Fri 30-Dec-16 19:13:45

After one particular bleed I ended up in hospital.
I was supposed to have an ' ablation' , but they found the polyp and removed that.
It really is worth seeing a doctor, hopefully they will refer you to a gynae.

Good luck.

Mumfun Thu 05-Jan-17 17:31:59

Mooncups as in the brand Mooncup are better than tampons but dont hold the volume of other cups. Luv Ur Body Larges or Me Luna XLs are much better !

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