Tampon ripped something?

Patient : I used a (light) tampon for my last day of my period. After a few hours, I tried to change it & it hurt so I left it, figuring it was too dry. After giving a little more time & soaking, it still hurt trying to remove it. I just dealt with the pain & pulled it out. After wiping, I noticed a piece of fleshy skin hanging loose from my vagina. It doesn't hurt, but I'm concerned. What's going on? & Should I make an appointment?
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