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Toxic shock (TSS) and scalded skin syndrome (SSS) are among the most serious.
A rare, but serious, condition called toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be connected to tampon use.
The higher the absorbency of tampons used, the higher the risk for TSS.
To decrease the risk of TSS, girls should choose the lowest absorbency necessary.
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an uncommon, but potentially serious, illness that occurs when poisonous substances (toxins) produced by bacteria enter the bloodstream.Advertisement
Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus.
Although scientists still do not fully understand the link between TSS and tampons, most medical researchers suspect that tampons introduce oxygen into the vagina, which is normally an oxygen-free area of the body.
Although the majority of cases of TSS occur in menstruating girls and women, the disease may occur in people of any race and age, including children.
Only about 100 cases of TSS and 300 cases of STSS were reported in the United States in 1996.
Although the risk of TSS is very low, parents may prefer that their daughters use pads rather than tampons when menstruating.Advertisement