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Causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome

List of causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome) that could possibly cause Toxic Shock Syndrome includes:

Primary Cause of Toxic Shock Syndrome

The primary cause of Toxic Shock Syndrome is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious disease. Some subtypes of this disease are contagious - spread easily between people, while other subtypes are infectious - transmitted by a pathogenic organism.

Causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Toxic Shock Syndrome Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Toxic Shock Syndrome Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Toxic Shock Syndrome: Mostly in women (related to tampon use)...more »

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Toxic Shock Syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Toxic Shock Syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Toxic Shock Syndrome as a complication of that condition:

What causes Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Causes: Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD (Excerpt)

Staphylococcus aureus , a bacterium. (Source: excerpt from Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD)

Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD (Excerpt)

TSS has been associated with use of tampons and intravaginal contraceptive devices in women and occurs as a complication of skin abscesses or surgery. (Source: excerpt from Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD)

Medical news summaries relating to Toxic Shock Syndrome:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Related information on causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome may be found in:

 

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