This tampon design could absorb nearly 20 times its own weight in ... The Toxic
Shock Syndrome Task Force was created and ...
Mar 4, 2015 ... Toxic shock syndrome affects menstruating women, especially those who use
super-absorbent tampons. The body responds with a sharp drop ...
Feb 25, 2016 ... First thing's first: What is toxic shock syndrome? TSS is a serious bacterial
infection, associated historically with tampon use, though it can be ...
Research led to better tampons and better habits for using them — such as
changing tampons more often. The number of TSS cases dropped dramatically.
Mar 11, 2016 ... Read everything you need to know about TSS and how you can get it from
Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use
in menstruating women, this condition can affect men, children, and people of all
Sep 16, 2011 ... I obsessively change my tampons now. I tell women to SLEEP IN A
GODDAMNED DIAPER IF YOU HAVE TO. I never want any woman to have ...
Publicity about toxic shock syndrome, government regulation, and clearer
instructions from tampon manufacturers led to a sharp decline in the incidence of
What should I do if I get TSS symptoms during my period? ... during your period,
take out the tampon, if you're using one, and consult your doctor immediately.