Tampon

Menstrual tampon with applicator

A tampon is a mass made of absorbent material, usually cotton, that are put into a body cavity to absorb body fluid. The most common type is put in a woman's vagina to absorb menstrual fluid.

Tampons were first used as medical devices in the 18th century. They date back thousands of years.[1]

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References

  1. "Who Invented Tampons". Straight Dope. Unknown parameter |accesdate= ignored (|access-date= suggested) (help)
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