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Added May 02, 2013
Some of the symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome are like the flu, but they can become serious quickly. The signs of Toxic Shock Syndrome are:
A person who has had Toxic Shock Syndrome can develop it again. If a woman has had Toxic Shock Syndrome before, she should talk to a doctor before using tampons again.
If you experience the symptoms above and you're wearing a tampon, remove the tampon immediately, and call a doctor for immediate treatment. Tell the doctor that you have been using tampons and suspect Toxic Shock Syndrome. If you're wrong, all the better. But it's better to be overly careful—what's important is to get speedy treatment.
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