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Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Toxic Shock Syndrome includes the 20 symptoms listed below:

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Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD (Excerpt)

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) manifests by sudden onset of fever, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pains and rash. Hypotension and mucous membrane, multisystem involvement and later desquamation are features of the disease. (Source: excerpt from Toxic Shock Syndrome: DBMD)

Menstruation: NWHIC (Excerpt)

TSS is a rare but potentially deadly disease. The risk of TSS can be lessened or avoided by not using tampons, or by alternating between tampons and pads during your period. If you experience any of the following symptoms while you are menstruating and using tampons, you should contact your doctor immediately:

  • High fever that appears suddenly

  • Muscle aches

  • Diarrhea

  • Dizziness and/or fainting

  • Sunburn-like rash

  • Sore throat

  • Bloodshot eyes

(Source: excerpt from Menstruation: NWHIC)

Toxic Shock Syndrome as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome, it is also important to consider Toxic Shock Syndrome as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Toxic Shock Syndrome may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome. This signs and symptoms information for Toxic Shock Syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Toxic Shock Syndrome signs or Toxic Shock Syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Toxic Shock Syndrome symptoms.


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