Can someone get the O-Shot during their period?
is it still possible to receive the O-Shot while menstruating?
Doctor Answers 3
O yes to During menstrual cycle
During the menstrual cycle as long as they are not heavy or especially sensitivity the O shot can be administered. It should be avoided if there is a vaginal or bladder infection.
O Shot While Menstruating
There is no contraindication to receiving your O Shot while on your menstrual cycle; however, some patients may experience increased sensitivity during that time. You would be able to resume all activity and insert a tampon immediately following the procedure. In my office we provide our patients with lidocaine to apply 30 minutes prior to the procedure- most report minimal discomfort.
O Shot and Menstruating
Thanks for your question! It is possible to get the o shot while menstruating (you could not wear a tampon during the procedure). However, it does seem to be more painful for women during this time based on increased sensitivity. Best of luck!
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