Why does it hurt when I try to put a tampon in?
Sometimes it’s slightly painful to insert or remove a tampon simply because your vagina is dry.
You may also be drier after childbirth or during breast-feeding or perimenopause, when levels of estrogen are low.
Using a lubricant should help relieve the dryness and make it easier for the applicator to slide in..
Do tampons hurt if I’m a virgin?
Tampons work just as well for girls who are virgins as they do for girls who have had sex. And even though using a tampon can occasionally cause a girl’s hymen to stretch or tear, it does not cause a girl to lose her virginity.
Do tampons hurt when you sit down?
Tampons should definitely not hurt when you sit down. What I’m thinking is you didn’t insert it properly. … You shouldn’t even be able to feel your tampon inside you, no matter what position you are in. I suspect your tampon isn’t inserted deep enough and that’s why you are feeling it when you sit down.
Does it hurt to put a tampon in for the first time?
A tampon may hurt the first time you try to insert it, but it shouldn’t be bad. You shouldn’t feel it once it’s in, so if there still is pain or discomfort, you may not have inserted it correctly. … If your tampon is inserted correctly, it shouldn’t hurt at all.