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Yes, That’s a Tampon in My Mouth: The Swiss Army Survival Tampon — 10 Survival Uses

Yes, That’s a Tampon in My Mouth: The Swiss Army Survival Tampon — 10 Survival Uses
Do me a favor for the next five minutes. Try to forget everything you know about tampons. I know, it’s hard. But pretend that this is the first time you have ever seen or heard of the item below, and it is a new survival product on the market: the Tactical Adventure Medical Preparedness Outdoors Necessity (T.A.M.P.O.N.). All kidding aside, a tampon really does have a ton of uses to a survivor. One could even argue for including a couple in your survival kit. Before I get into the details of this post, a brief history of the tampon might surprise you. The tampon is actually regulated in the US by the Food & Drug Administration as a Class II Medical Device. Regardless of intended use, the common tampon has many practical survival uses. TAMPON Survival Use #1: Medical Bandage Tampons are sterile, come very well-packaged in their own waterproof sleeves, and are designed to be ultra-absorbent — making them the perfect first aid bandage. TAMPON Survival Use #2: Crude Water Filter Conclusion Creek

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