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Toxic shock syndrome

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Toxic shock syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome, TSS, is often caused by a skin infection or an infection in a surgical wound but is seldom associated with the use of tampons and menstruation. However, it is important to know that if you forget a tampon, you may develop a thick,  strong-smelling discharge. If you have inserted a tampon and then suddenly develop a high fever, an odorous discharge and feel nauseous, remove the tampon immediately and contact your emergency healthcare provider for advice.

Symptoms

TSS progresses rapidly and the signs and symptoms include a high fever and one or more of the following symptoms:

– vomiting or diarrhea

– skin rash or redness of eyes

– swelling of your palms and soles

– muscle aches

– headaches

– dizziness and cold sweating

– odorous discharge if you use tampons

If you suspect that you have TSS, contact your doctor immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.

In Sweden, call 1177 for advice.

For more information about TSS (in Swedish) click here

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