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What group has the greatest danger of contracting toxic shock syndrome?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care

In brief: TSS

Historically, adolescent girls who use tampons (particularly if left in place for an extended period of time) have been the group at highest risk.
However, it can affect any individual

In brief: TSS

Historically, adolescent girls who use tampons (particularly if left in place for an extended period of time) have been the group at highest risk.
However, it can affect any individual
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Thank
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: See below

Childbirth, tampon use, surgery, barrier contraception ( diaphragm, vaginal sponge), wound infection, nose packing for bleeds, staph infection! menstruation.

In brief: See below

Childbirth, tampon use, surgery, barrier contraception ( diaphragm, vaginal sponge), wound infection, nose packing for bleeds, staph infection! menstruation.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Thank
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