The use of intravaginal menstrual pads may be responsible for rare cases of menstrual toxic shock syndrome in women whose vaginas have been colonized by Staphylococcus aureus producing toxic shock syndrome...

In 1980, 890 cases of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) were reported and nine out of 10 cases were associated with menstruation and linked to the use of higher absorbency tampons. Today, TSS is relatively rare,...

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Michigan health officials are reporting a cluster of tampon-associated Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) since December 2015. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, five TSS cases...