Toxic shock syndrome

What is Toxic shock syndrome?

Toxic shock syndrome is a severe disease that involves fever and shock.Problems with the Toxic shock syndrome is caused by a toxin produced by certain types of Staphylococcus bacteria. A similar syndrome, called toxic shock-like syndrome (TSLS), can be caused by Streptococcal bacteria.

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I left a tampon in for 36 hours and am not feeling well today. I pulled it out around 2:00 last night. My symptoms are mild and I do not have a...

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Without fever unlikely to have.You can wait..

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Toxic shock syndrome is a...

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Hello, I am 19 years old and I started my period the evening of July 4th so later that night I got a huge headache. In the morning July 5th I did...

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Yes, it could be Toxic shock syndrome.

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Although you can have these symptoms...

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I'm afraid I might have toxic shock syndrome, I recently had my period for a month and wore tampons a lot, I have had headaches and now a rash but...

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If you doubt, go immediately to the doctor.

You should start anti staphylococcus drugs for the same...

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