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

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Tss is a severe , toxin induced infection in a woman's vaginal/genital area from tampon use.

In brief: No

Tss is a severe , toxin induced infection in a woman's vaginal/genital area from tampon use.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

A cluster of women using highly absorbable tampon developed toxic shock syndrome (tss) in 1980's.
However, toxic shock syndrome can occur to anyone including children who is infected by toxin-producing staphylococcus.

In brief: Yes

A cluster of women using highly absorbable tampon developed toxic shock syndrome (tss) in 1980's.
However, toxic shock syndrome can occur to anyone including children who is infected by toxin-producing staphylococcus.
Dr. Jay Park
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