Always select the minimum absorbency tampon for your flow to reduce the risk of TSS and follow the manufacturers' guidelines for how often your tampon should be changed. Signs or symptoms of TSS may include; high temperature, vomiting, nausea, low blood pressure, diarrhoea, a rash, headaches or muscle aches.
Are you new to using tampons? Tampons range in size from those suitable for using when you first start to use a tampon through to larger tampons with greater absorbency for a heavier flow. Use this guide to help select the correct size tampon for your menstrual flow.