Toxic Shock Sydrome

Toxic Shock Sydrome - Toxic Shock Syndrome Staphyloccocal...

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Toxic Shock  Toxic Shock  Syndrome Syndrome Staphyloccocal & Streptococcal Origins
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What is TSS? Toxic shock syndrome (commonly referred to as TSS). Rare, potentially life threatening disorder. Occurs when toxins made by certain types of bacteria (S.aureus) are released into the bloodstream.
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What Causes TSS? Staphylococcus Aureus Bacterium Clusters Spherical
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What is going on in the body? First described in children in 1978 Experts quickly realized that TSS happened more often among women who used super absorbent tampons during their period. The moist, humid environment of the vagina allows the bacteria to grow and produce high levels of toxins.
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What are the signs and Symptoms? Usually starts suddenly and develops quickly. Symptoms may include the following….
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Signs and Symptoms Fever Confusion Diarrhea Dizziness or fainting Headaches Pelvic Pain Sore throat
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More Signs and Symptoms Sunburn like rash anywhere on the body,
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