toxic shock syndrome


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syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus

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Generally speaking, it is accepted knowledge that leaving a tampon in for too long can cause toxic shock syndrome.
Corticosteroid therapy for patients with toxic shock syndrome.
There seems to be an individual tendency to toxic shock syndrome as it can return to women who've had it before.
The facts about toxic shock TOXIC shock syndrome develops when the common bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus, produce a toxin which is absorbed into the bloodstream.
Drotrecogin alfa (DA) has been approved for use in patients with severe sepsis, (1,2) but its utility in the setting of toxic shock syndrome remains unclear.
All four women died of toxic shock syndrome, and a research team is proposing "a possible association" between mifepristone and this rare but fatal condition.
aureus strains that produce high levels of toxic shock syndrome toxin-1, S.
One of my colleagues, who is close to completing a PhD,has been studying the use of dressings for treating toxic shock syndrome in burns victims.
Japanese women like organic, like buying online and also seem better versed than New Zealand and Australian women on the links between bleached tampons and health risks such as cervical cancer and toxic shock syndrome," MacDonald says.
Left untreated, these infections can lead to life threatening diseases including invasive faciitis ("flesh eating disease"), rheumatic fever and toxic shock syndrome.
High awareness of Toxic Shock Syndrome, linked to the use of tampons and other internal protection products, has depressed sales of internal products.
A report warns of cases of toxic shock syndrome and septicaemia and calls for studios to be inspected and licensed.
Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (a form of canine streptococcus bacteria that causes the "flesh-eating" disease in humans) has struck
by a woman who developed Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) in 1994 after use of a tampon.
A few cases of toxic shock syndrome related to breast implants (and not related to menstruation or tampon use) have been reported.