Originally Posted by USMCSSGT
I used the Kotex Maxi on a bad arrow wound, wrapped with ace bandage. We packed kotex in my search and rescue days for trauma.
Worked real good
Yep, you'd be amazed just how well a tampon covered with a kotex works on penetrating wounds, even gunshot wounds... .
I got some strange looks at times when people got a glimps of everything I kept in my crash bag.
Tons of common every day items have emergency uses one would never think of until being in such a situation.