This tampon design could absorb nearly 20 times its own weight in ... The Toxic
Shock Syndrome Task Force was created and ...
TSS is a rare bacteria caused illness occurring mostly in menstruating women
who use high absorbency tampons. Non-menstrual TSS risk is increased for ...
Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use
in menstruating women, this condition can affect men, children, and people of all
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 ...
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.
Research led to better tampons and better habits for using them — such as
changing tampons more often. The number of TSS cases dropped dramatically.
Toxic shock syndrome historically has been associated primarily with the use of
superabsorbent tampons. However, since manufacturers pulled certain types of ...
If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons
immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital.
Mar 11, 2016 ... Read everything you need to know about TSS and how you can get it from
Tampons are associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). TSS is a rare but
serious disease that may cause death. Learn more…