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Is it possible for a baby to get toxic shock syndrome?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

Anyone with a focal or extensive staphylococcal infection (or less often with streptococcal infection) has a potential to develop toxic shock syndrome(tss).
What makes certain individuals susceptible to develop tss is still elusive.

In brief: Yes!

Anyone with a focal or extensive staphylococcal infection (or less often with streptococcal infection) has a potential to develop toxic shock syndrome(tss).
What makes certain individuals susceptible to develop tss is still elusive.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Toxic shock syndrome results when the toxins produced by bacteria overwhelm our bodies ability to defend against these toxins.
It can happen at any age if the person is exposed to a high enough dose of a "bad enough" bacteria.

In brief: Yes

Toxic shock syndrome results when the toxins produced by bacteria overwhelm our bodies ability to defend against these toxins.
It can happen at any age if the person is exposed to a high enough dose of a "bad enough" bacteria.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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