Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Retained Object in the Vagina Incidence

Facts about a vaginal foreign body:

  • Vaginal foreign bodies are common.
  • The most common vaginal foreign bodies are tampons.

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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Retained Object in the Vagina References
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