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I Think I Have TSS, I Need Help, I'm Scared...

I thought I had the flu as of two days ago. Started with itchy throat, then next day the throat turned very sensitive and sore. This didn't alarm me right away for I have always had issues with throat soreness at least 1-2 a year. However, the third night out of nowhere I woke up at 3AM, vomiting, having light diarhhea, body aches, hea.......

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Do I possibly have TSS??

My period is normally 5 days. The first 3 days, I wear tampons. The last 2 days, I wear panty liners or pads. I started my period on Wednesday and today is Saturday. I took a shower and noticed some brown tissue-like substance on my towel after cleaning down there. I ignored it and continue bathing. After I showered, I wore a tampon but, ha.......

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Is it true that tampons aren't recommended for girls and women with disabilities? And is it true that cotton tampons are preferred over the normal brands?

Hi, I'm 20 and have Asperger Syndrome (High-Functioning Autism). I usually use tampons when I'm on my period, but I've heard that tampons aren't recommended for girls and women with certain disabilities (like Autism Spectrum Disorders) because of risk of TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome). Is that true? I've also heard that cotton tampons are preferr.......

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Can you have a mild form of TSS?

 Hi,   I was just wondering.  Are there cases of Toxic Shock Syndrome where the person only shows one or two symptoms, or where the symptoms are very mild?  And are there cases where the symptoms don't last?.......

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Will I get TSS and am I ok?

 I used a tampon when I wasn't on my period as i was just tryong it out before it eas back on my time of month and I didn't think there was anything wrong about doing it but then I found out that I can get TSS from putting it in when I'm not on an I only did it once but I went to bed with it in but It was for about 6 hours! Will I get TSS a.......

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How do I know if it's the flu or Toxic Shock Syndrome?

How do I know if I have the flu or Toxic Shock Syndrome?  I have heard TSS can look like the flu at first (or some other simple illness such as stomach virus, strep throat, bad cold), and then rears it's ugly head when it's almost too late.  I've also heard that many of the symptoms (which I would need to know, because I use tampons re.......

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How long does it take for Toxic Shock Symptoms to start showing up?

 I have never had Toxic Shock Syndrome, but I'm just wondering.  If I did get it, how long would it be before symptoms started occurring?  I heard the symptoms of Toxic Shock can start out as nothing more than flu symptoms (ex. high fever, throwing up, dizziness/light headedness, fainting/faint feeling when standing up, diarrhea, .......

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What type of tampon do you prefer for a first tampon? And what are other tampons that you suggest?

These are my questions : What type of tampon do you prefer for a first tampon? And what are other tampons that you suggest? So this is a little about me my name is Emmalie and I am 11 and I have already gotten my period but it is still inrregular. And I asked my mom if I could use a tampon the next time I get my period and s.......

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What do you recommend to use at night?

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TSS help?!

 i have never used a tampon before until earlier today and i read about TSS and the sympoms and i REALLY freaked myself out. i used about three in quite a short space of time because it wasnt comfortable. im paranoid that i have it and im really shaky and tense, i think i might have a rasied temperature and i have chills. I dont kno.......

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