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 ...
Research led to better tampons and better habits for using them — such as
changing tampons more often. The number of TSS cases dropped dramatically.
Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use
in menstruating women, this condition can affect men, children, and people of all
It's often associated with tampon use in young women, but it can affect anyone of
any age – including men and children. TSS gets worse very quickly and can be ...
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.
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.
The link between TSS and tampon use is unclear. Research in the 1980's
suggested that for cases which occurred in women using tampons, tampon ...
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 ...
Feb 8, 2016 ... Any woman that's used a tampon has likely heard about toxic shock syndrome –
but what exactly causes it? And are you at risk?