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Nea21
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Ok,here is the thing- i have never used tampons before during my periods.and i would really like to try it once. Well i know that they are to be inserted in vagina.but my question is that,i cant insert my finger more than half inch inside my vagina as there is soft sponge like thing comes in between.so if that is the problem will i be able to use tampon??
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Why don't you start by familiarizing yourself with your anatomy? This article should give you a good idea of the inner life of a vagina, and where a tampon goes:
Innies & Outies: The Vagina, Clitoris, Uterus and More

The next step would be to simply get a box of tampons and try inserting a tampon (this works best when you are on your period, and/or with the help of some lube, and if you're not on your period you'll want to be sure to remove the tampon again right away).

If it doesn't feel comfortable for you, that's okay, too: not all women find tampons comfortable, and that doesn't mean that there is anything wrong with you or your vagina.

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Nea21
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Another thing i want to ask,if i use tampon,will it break my hymen? Will it be like kind of using a sex toy??
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Hymens don't usually get "broken." Not by tampons, not by toys, not by intercourse. Instead, they usually gradually wear away over time, even without any of those things.

Here's more information about that for you: http://www.scarleteen.com/article/body/my_corona_the_anatomy_formerly_known_as_the_hymen_the_myths_that_surround_it

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Nea21
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Oh okk..thanks for helping me out..
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