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 ...
Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use
in menstruating women, this condition can affect men, children, and people of all
Research led to better tampons and better habits for using them — such as
changing tampons more often. The number of TSS cases dropped dramatically.
The role of tampons in TSS remains unexplained. One theory is that if a tampon
is left in your vagina for some time, as is often the case with the more absorbent ...
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 ...
May 5, 2016 ... Find out about the link between tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS), and
how to minimize your risk of tampon-related TSS.
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.
Tampons do not cause TSS, however incorrect usage of tampons has been
associated with an increased risk of TSS. Tampons, while containing very small ...
Mar 11, 2016 ... Read everything you need to know about TSS and how you can get it from