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Misdiagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Alternative diagnoses list for Toxic Shock Syndrome:

For a diagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome, the following list of conditions have been mentioned in sources as possible alternative diagnoses to consider during the diagnostic process for Toxic Shock Syndrome:

Diseases for which Toxic Shock Syndrome may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Toxic Shock Syndrome is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Toxic Shock Syndrome may include these medical conditions:

Common Misdiagnoses and Toxic Shock Syndrome

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to "digestive imbalance" where there are too few remaining "good" bacteria in the digestive system. The treatment is typically to use "probiotics", such as by eating yoghurt cultures containing more of the good bacteria. See digestive imbalance and probiotics.

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome:

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

Misdiagnosis and Toxic Shock Syndrome deaths

Toxic Shock Syndrome is a condition that can possibly be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome or confirming a diagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Toxic Shock Syndrome may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Toxic Shock Syndrome. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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