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A 36-year-old female asked:

I left my tampon in for at least one day and night maybe two i didn't even know i had put one in. how likely is it that i have tss?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Unlikely: Toxic shock is uncommon. It would show up before or soon after removing the tampon. Fever and rash are signs. If you haven't seen any indications so far and feel fine then you are ok.
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