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Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration, Distributed by the Food and Drug Administration, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [distributor in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

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  • Toxic shock syndrome -- United States.,
  • Menstruation -- Study and teaching.

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    Shipping list no.: 87-447-P.

    SeriesHHS publication -- no. (FDA) 85-4192., HHS publication -- no. (FDA) 85-4192.
    ContributionsUnited States. Food and Drug Administration., American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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    Overview. Toxic shock syndrome is a rare, life-threatening complication of certain types of bacterial infections. Often toxic shock syndrome results from toxins produced by Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria, but the condition may also be caused by toxins produced by . Jan 01,  · Toxic shock syndrome, or TSS, is a rare, life-threatening bacterial illness marked by high fever, lower blood pressure, rash and the shut-down of multiple organ systems. It became a household word only in the s, after an epidemic of the disease was linked to tampon use.

    Topic Overview What is toxic shock syndrome? Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare illness that happens suddenly after an infection. It quickly can harm several different organs, including the lungs, the kidneys, and the liver, and it can be le-jasmin-briancon.com toxic shock syndrome gets worse quickly, it requires medical treatment right away. Aug 25,  · Is Toxic Shock Syndrome Real? 5 Questions About TSS, Answered Toxic Shock Sydrome is a rare bacterial infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria. That's.

    Toxic shock syndrome can happen to anyone — men, women, and children. Although it can be serious, it’s a very rare illness. If you’re concerned about toxic shock syndrome, the smartest thing you can do is to read and learn about it, then take some precautions. Mar 21,  · It seems like at least once a month, Toxic Shock Syndrome is listed as “Trending” on Facebook. Usually it's an instance of a young woman almost dying because of TSS; in one case, there was a girl who lost one of her legs because of TSS, and in another, a girl was le-jasmin-briancon.com: Jill Boger.


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Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen--Contributor(s): United States. Food and Drug Administration. Verso explains toxic shock and provides lesson plans for a health class on the disease. Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen--Contributor(s): United States.

Food and Drug Administration. Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration: Distributed by the Food and Drug Administration: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [distributor, ] (OCoLC) Material Type.

Get this from a library. Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen. [United States. Food and Drug Administration.;]. Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen. By American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. and United States. Food and Drug Administration.

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a rare multisystem disease with many widespread symptoms. It is caused by a toxin that is produced and secreted by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. The symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome may include a sudden high fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abnormally low blood pressure (hypotension), and a characteristic skin.

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is rare, but it can be life-threatening, so it’s important to know its signs and symptoms so you can spot it and treat it quickly. Since TSS puts out toxins into your bloodstream, it can affect many different systems in your body at once.

The fact is that while toxic shock syndrome does happen, it is quite rare. However, you should try to minimize your use of super-absorbent tampons, change tampons frequently and alternate with pads, especially overnight.

Use the minimum absorbency of tampon you can get away with it. Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious medical condition caused by a bacterial infection. It is caused when the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus gets into the bloodstream and produces toxins.

Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use in Author: Valencia Higuera. Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious systematic illness caused by a bacterial infection.

It is caused when the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus gets into the bloodstream and produces toxins. Although toxic shock syndrome has been linked to superabsorbent tampon use, TSS can affect anyone - men, children, and people of all ages.

Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome is rare and the number of reported cases has declined significantly since the s. Patrick Schlievert, who published a study on it indetermined incidence at three to four out oftampon users per year; the information supplied by manufacturers of sanitary products such as Tampax and Stayfree puts it at one to 17 of every Causes: Streptococcus pyogenes.

10 Facts About Toxic Shock Syndrome Every Tampon-Wearer Should Know Even though it's rare, TSS is a life-threatening condition you want to avoid at all costs. By Amy Marturana Winderl, C.P.T.

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening illness that is thought to be caused by infection with certain types of bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. Women who have their period (are menstruating) are most likely to get TSS, as it is thought to be associated with tampon use.

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a scary thing that can lead to serious stuff like losing limbs, organ failure and even death. Although tampons are most often associated with TSS, it can happen after surgery, abortion, childbirth, with a cut or scrape, or when inserting just about anything into the body.

Jun 29,  · But there's good news: Toxic shock syndrome is very, very rare. So although Manitoski's story is tragic, you shouldn't throw out your tampons just yet. So although Manitoski's story is tragic, you Occupation: Contributor.

Jun 03,  · TSS is typically caused by an overgrowth of bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. Each year toxic shock syndrome affects about 1 inwomen. While the instructions on the tampon box encourage women to change their tampon every eight hours, sometimes people forget to change them or occasionally may lose them.

Dec 22,  · Everything you know about toxic shock syndrome is probably wrong so an infection in a single part of the body can end up killing you. but it can also happen when you have a.

Toxic shock syndrome is so rare you might forget it can happen - (), No restrictions Presentation Sudden development of rash in palms and soles accompanied by fever, changes in mental status with renal or respiratory failure indicates onset of TSS.

A similar problem, called toxic shock-like syndrome (TSLS), can be caused by toxin from streptococcal bacteria. Not all staph or strep infections cause toxic shock syndrome. The earliest cases of toxic shock syndrome involved women who used tampons during their menstrual periods.

However, today less than one half of cases are linked to tampon use. Dec 31,  · You can sleep with a tampon in, although it is safer to change tampons right before you go to bed and when you wake up.

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a rare disease that can happen when you Author: Ashley Laderer. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare, life-threatening illness that is caused by toxins (poisons) that circulate in the bloodstream.; Bacteria that have infected some part of the body release these toxins.

People with toxic shock syndrome develop high fever, rash, low blood pressure, and failure of multiple organ systems (at least three systems) in the body. Sep 18,  · If you haven’t heard of it, toxic shock syndrome is a rare but dangerous and potentially deadly bacterial infection. You can get TSS following burns, skin infections and surgery, but at least half the cases are linked to tampon use during le-jasmin-briancon.com: Kathryn Olney.Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition that is caused by certain strains of bacteria that produce toxins (poisons).

It can result in the failure of vital organs, such as the liver, lungs or heart.Sep 04,  · Should you panic about toxic shock syndrome? Here’s what our medical experts have to say about the risk of TSS, symptoms, and how to prevent it.

Here’s What Really Happens If You Author: Rachel Nussbaum.