Tampon Absorbency Ranges: These absorbency ranges & their corresponding terms are required to be used by all tampon manufacturers to indicate the amount of fluid absorbed using a standard laboratory test. Use the standardized absorbency ranges & terms to make comparisons between tampons of all manufacturers. Choose the minimum absorbency necessary to control your menstrual flow in order to reduce the risk of contracting TSS. Regular 6-9 grams; Super 9-12 grams.
Comfortably conform to your body for reliable protection: Like all Kotex Natural Balance* products, our tampons use materials that work naturally with your body. Made with cotton. Expands to naturally fit your body. SatinSoft* plastic applicator for comfortable insertion.
Tampons are associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). TSS is a rare but serious disease that may cause death. Sudden fever (usually 102°F or more), vomiting, diarrhea, fainting or near fainting when standing up, dizziness, or a rash that looks like sunburn can all be warning signs of a rare but serious illness, Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). This illness can cause death. Should these symptoms occur, discontinue use and consult a physician immediately. You should also consult a physician before using tampons if you have had TSS warning signs in the past. Women using tampons during their menstrual period are susceptible to the risk of contracting TSS. The reported risk of TSS is higher among teenage girls and women under 30 years of age, but it can occur at any age. The incidence of TSS is estimated to be 1 to 17 per 100,000 menstruating women and girls per year. Studies indicate that higher absorbency tampons increase the risk of contracting TSS. The chart on this package indicated the appropriate product for your different needs. You may avoid the risk of getting tampon-associated TSS by not using tampons, and reduce the risk by alternating tampon use with the use of pads or pantiliners during your menstrual period. please consult a physician if you have any further questions. PLASTIC APPLICATORS ARE NON-FLUSHABLE..
Comments about Kotex Natural Balance Security Tampons, Multi-Pack, 18 Super & 18 Regular, 36 ea:
If you need super protection, I would highly recommend Kotex Security tampons. I have tried all the other brands and these never let me down! These tampons provide the best protection against leaks. If you want to have that extra confidence on your heavy days, please give these a try. The applicator is smooth plastic and very easy to insert. I like the multi pack too. Very comfortable.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Wash your hands first. Take off the tampon's plastic wrap & throw it away, but don't flush it. Check the applicator to make sure the string is firmly attached by giving it a little tug. Push gently on the plunger & make sure the tampon is positioned snugly against the applicator petals. To put in the tampon, find a comfortable position either sitting (with your knees apart) or standing with one foot elevated. Put the applicator tip into the opening of your vagina and gently glide it toward your lower back. Keep easing the applicator in until you're inserted as far as the ring of the outer insertion tube. Continue holding the applicator, & then push the inner tube into the outer tube. When the rings of the applicator are together, the tampon is in correctly. Gently remove both tubes, making sure the string is outside of your body. Do not flush. To remove the tampon, relax & pull on the string at the same angle as the tampon was inserted. Change your tampon every 4 to 8 hours, including overnight. Remove each tampon before putting in a new one. Remember to remove the last tampon at the end of your period. If you have trouble getting the tampon out, see your doctor or clinic for help. These absorbency ranges & their corresponding terms are required to be used by all tampon manufacturers to indicate the amount of fluid absorbed using a standard laboratory test. Use the standardized absorbency ranges & terms to make comparisons between tampons of all manufacturers. choose the minimum absorbency necessary to control your menstrual flow in order to reduce the risk of contracting TSS. Regular absorbency: 6-9 grams; super absorbency: 9-12 grams.
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