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Toxic Shock Syndrome (cont.)

Toxic Shock Syndrome Prevention

  • Women can prevent menstrual-related toxic shock syndrome by not using tampons, especially the superabsorbent variety.
  • All wounds should be kept clean and monitored for signs of infection.
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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a toxin-mediated multisystem disease precipitated by infection with either Staphylococcus aureus or group A Streptococcus (GAS), also called Streptococcus pyogenes.

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