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.
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.