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Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Introduction

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Severe immune reaction causing shock. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxic Shock Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Treatments for Toxic Shock Syndrome

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Toxic Shock Syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Toxic Shock Syndrome

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Prevention of Toxic Shock Syndrome

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  • Good hygiene for any wounds
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Definitions of Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Syndrome characterized by high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, and skin rash; almost all cases have been related to an infection with toxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using high-absorbency tampons - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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