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Is a fever always present with toxic shock syndrome?

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Dr. Bonnie Bock
Infectious Disease 47 years experience
Most of the time: Toxic shock syndrome by defintion causes fever, but some patients, often elderly or extremely ill, can be so sick that their temperature is subnormal or normal.
Dr. Daniel Leeman
Facial Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Fever yes: Fever is one of symptoms often seen in a patient with toxic shock syndrome.

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