- You shouldn’t keep a tampon in for longer than 8 hours, as this can increase your risk of serious conditions like Toxic Shock Syndrome.
- Though this condition is rare, it’s important to remove a tampon as soon as possible if it’s in for more than 8 hours, and seek medical attention if you develop a high fever, rash, or diarrhoea.
- It’s best not to sleep with a tampon in, and if you’re swimming or sitting in a bath with a tampon in, you should change it once you get out.
- Visit Insider’s Health Reference…
Why you shouldn’t keep a tampon in for longer than 8 hours — and what to know if you do – Business Insider Australia
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