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Man Leaves People In Hysterics After Getting Confused About Girlfriend's Tampons

Lucy Devine

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Man Leaves People In Hysterics After Getting Confused About Girlfriend's Tampons

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Twitter was left in hysterics this week, after one man got seriously confused about his girlfriend's tampon selection.

Posting a photo of two tampons side by side - one labelled 'L' and one labelled 'R' the man wrote: "What the heck is the difference between a Left and Right tampon??"

We are screaming!

The man was very confused over the tampons (Credit: Twitter)
The man was very confused over the tampons (Credit: Twitter)

The tweet has racked up thousands of likes and comments, with many posting hilarious replies about what the 'L' and 'R' could mean.

Of course, as one woman pointed out: "It has to do with a woman’s flow and the absorption of the tampon...

"L: Light - beginning of the period or end.

"R: Regular - not too light not too heavy.

"S: Super - heavy flow."

While many users were happy to finally understand what the 'L' and 'R' stood for, we can't stop laughing at some of the hilarious responses.

(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)

One person joked: "It depends on what side of your body you lay on when you sleep. L for if you sleep on your left side, R for right. I use S for sport mode because I toss and turn all night."

And another said: "The L and R define which way you turn them to screw the tampon into place."

"Poor guy didn’t know women have two vaginas," said another, to which one responded: "Another example of how the US education system has failed us… anyway, I had my left vagina removal a few years ago. If anyone would like all the L tampons. Message me."

(Credit: Twitter)
(Credit: Twitter)

And the jokes just kept on coming, with one woman adding: "L is for when you shed the egg your left ovary releases, R is for when you shed the egg your right ovary releases."

And another added: "They’re for if you’re right handed or left handed, obviously."

Finally, Tampax also delved into the comments to confirm: "We’re here to clear this up once and for all! L = Light, R = Regular, S = Super. All about that period flow."

Well we're glad that's been cleared up!

Topics: Life, Health

Lucy Devine
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