Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)

Though the likelihood of contracting TSS is extremely slim, symptoms can appear rapidly. Below are signs to look out for:‎‎‎‎‎‏‏‎ ‎

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1. Fever of 38.9 degrees or higher.

2. Dizziness and feeling faint.

3. Vomiting and diarrhea.

4. Rashes on either hands and feet (same appearance as sunburn)

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Please note: If you begin to feel any of these symptoms, remove your tampon immediately and seek medical advice. If you would like more information regarding TSS, contact your local GP or community health center.