Toxic Shock Syndrome and Tampons

January 21, 2015

Here’s what all women should know about tampon use and Toxic Shock Syndrome! Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare but sudden, potentially fatal condition. This life-threatening infection is caused by the presence of a bacteria belonging to the staph bacteria family that can grow and release toxins into the bloodstream if conditions are favorable. Tampon use has been linked to this bacterial infection which can be caused when tampons…