edit]. Following controversial test marketing in Rochester, New York and Fort
Wayne, Indiana, in August 1978, Procter 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 ...
Toxic shock syndrome affects menstruating women, especially those who use
super-absorbent tampons. The body responds with a sharp drop in blood
Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to tampon use in menstruating
women, this condition can affect men, children, and people of all ages. According
Tampons are designed to absorb menstrual flow only. Do not use a tampon in
anticipation of your period or to ...
Toxic shock syndrome historically has been associated primarily with the use of
superabsorbent tampons. However, since manufacturers pulled certain types of ...
Research led to better tampons and better habits for using them — such as
changing tampons more often. The number of TSS cases dropped dramatically.
TSS was originally linked to the use of tampons because the earliest cases, in the
late 1970s, were related to super-absorbent tampons. Research led to better ...
Women who have their period (are menstruating) are most likely to get TSS, as it
is thought to be associated with tampon use. The underlying mechanisms are ...