TSS is a rare but serious disease that may cause death. TSS can be caused by the use of super-absorbent tampons, recent surgery or open wounds.
Always select the minimum absorbency tampon needed for your flow to reduce the risk of TSS. You can also avoid increased risk of TSS by not using tampons.
If you have had warning signs of TSS in the past, you should check with your doctor before using tampons again.
Signs or symptoms of TSS may include;
IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE ABOVE SIGNS, REMOVE THE TAMPON AT ONCE, DISCONTINUE USE, AND SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.
Consult your doctor if you have any questions about tampon use or TSS.
are new to using tampons. Use this guide to help select the correct size tampon for your menstrual flow.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.