Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome Caused by Tampon UseUploader: Akinosida 1 years ago Subscribe 8
Toxic shock syndrome TSS is an acute, multisystem, toxin-mediated condition often preceded by a prodromal influenza-like illness, leading to rapid-onset shock, erythroderma, and accelerated multiorgan failure. Many women use menstrual cups as an eco-friendly alternative to tampons. The authors report a case of near-fatal sepsis with multiorgan failure resulting from a Staphylococcal tampon-associated toxic shock syndrome, requiring a lengthy critical care admission. Your Questions Answered Infrared saunas promise a number of health benefits, from weight loss and decreased stress levels to improved circulation and even better skin. Staphylococcal TSS was first described among a cohort of young women inthe USA in the s and was associated with the use of super-absorbent tampon material [ 1 ]. Approximately 1 in 6 U.