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Advice on tampon usage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   ya. can everyone use tampons
User :   ur goodname
Doctor :   Dr xxxxx
User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   during periods can everyone use tampons
User :   married 27 f
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Tampons are cylindrical cotton plugs, inserted into the woman's vagina to absorb the flow of blood
Doctor :   Toxic Shock Syndrome(TSS) is one of the major health issue raised by tampons to the women.
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing alse?
User :   can we use
Doctor :   if the bleeding is heavey you can use but
Doctor :   consodering the risk of toxic shock syndrome
User :   what happns from TSS
User :   some occasionally like travelling we can use na not every month
Doctor :   Toxic shock syndrome is a rare, life-threatening bacterial infection that has been most often associated with the use of superabsorbent tampons and occasionally with the use of contraceptive sponges.
Doctor :   signs and symptoms develop suddenly
Doctor :   A sudden high fever
Doctor :   Vomiting or diarrhea
Doctor :   Confusion
Doctor :   Muscle aches
Doctor :   Headaches
Doctor :   did you get that?
Doctor :   are you there?
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