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Can a tampon cause a vaginal infection?

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Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If the tampon is left in too long a condition called toxic shock syndrome can occur. It is due to a staphylococcus aureus.

In brief: Yes

If the tampon is left in too long a condition called toxic shock syndrome can occur. It is due to a staphylococcus aureus.
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Dr. Theodore Caspe
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Dr. Patricia Roy
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Any tampon that is left in too long could cause infection.
Usually they are not a problem at all, but that is assuming that they are used and replaced properly.

In brief: Yes

Any tampon that is left in too long could cause infection.
Usually they are not a problem at all, but that is assuming that they are used and replaced properly.
Dr. Patricia Roy
Dr. Patricia Roy
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