When A Tampon Can Become Deadly: 4 Important Signs Of Toxic Shock Syndrome
August 6, 2018
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a very rare, but deadly condition. It affects people of any gender and age (men, women, and children), but half of all cases occur in females using tampons during menstruation.
So, maybe it’s better to stick with pads?
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The toxic shock is not caused by a tampon itself, but by the toxins of pathogenic bacteria, for which the menstrual discharge is a breeding ground facilitating their active reproduction.