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Fixing a Toilet Clogged By Feminine Pads?

April 8, 2010

clogged toiletI accidentally flushed a women's pad down the toilet in the middle of the night. The toilet overflowed, so I shut of the water valve. I want to use the Dawn/hot water fix. Do I keep the water valve off before I do this fix? Please help. Thanks.

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By Rhonda from Phoenix, AZ

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April 11, 20100 found this helpful
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Pads are NOT made to break up. I don't think you are going to be able to get this out without either a plunger or a snake. I wouldn't even try anything else.

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April 8, 20100 found this helpful

I don't know about the Dawn fix, but if you use a plunger you might be able to push it out into your sewer system/septic system, or move it back up and out using a plumber's snake. If you are lucky, maybe the pad has started to break up. Good luck!

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April 12, 20100 found this helpful

Dawn isn't going to fix this one. That's for breaking up goop. I would try vigorous plunging. If that doesn't work, you'll have to snake it.

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April 12, 20102 found this helpful

Hey! I did try the Dawn and hot/warm water fix....and guess what? It did work! Thanks for all of your help!

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December 14, 20181 found this helpful

I just tried the dawn and hot water fix! It worked!

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January 4, 20190 found this helpful

This just happen to me few minutes ago how exactly did you do it ? I need help ASAP PLEASE

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December 27, 20190 found this helpful

What did you do??

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January 8, 20200 found this helpful

Will you tell me the process for flushing pad?

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March 14, 20200 found this helpful

Don't do it. Simple as that.

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March 22, 20200 found this helpful

Huh I tried all including The baking soda and other thibg THUS my bro didnt listen so ur foam up before we got to the toilet we had 1/2 a cup of liquid stuf and Twocups of baking soda andGuess what it didnt work.

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May 19, 20200 found this helpful

I just flushed a pad to the toilet, and it clogged, but I used a lot of soap, and boiling water, and it worked! I just had to leave it foe a few minutes and then it unclogged by itself.

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Anonymous
January 31, 20210 found this helpful

What is the dawn trick my daughter just flushed a pad

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Anonymous
February 7, 20210 found this helpful

Granddaughter flushed a feminine pad down the toilet and it was used ugh the smell is horrible can I put bleach in it? I have tried plunging but no luck, I dont have a snake.Help

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April 26, 20210 found this helpful

Because of your comment, I tried the soap and hot water method and it worked for me too..... Thank you!

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June 23, 20210 found this helpful

It worked for me too....I was so happy when I tried it nd it worked..thanks to whosoever brought this idea..may God bless you

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