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Could you get toxic shock syndrome from a pad?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Never heard of that

I have never heard of tss occurring as a result of a pad.
There is a combination of conditions that need to occur inside the vagina for tss to occur. I can't see how a pad would do that.

In brief: Never heard of that

I have never heard of tss occurring as a result of a pad.
There is a combination of conditions that need to occur inside the vagina for tss to occur. I can't see how a pad would do that.
Dr. Ziad Akl
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Dr. Emad Tadros
sorry I misunderstood the question.. I thought the question about a tampon..Yes, I never heard of pad causing TSS.. thank you for the correction.
Dr. Devin Namaky
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No.

Tss was a concern for certain super absorbent tampons that are no longer made.
Recent tampons are not a threat, especially if you just remember to remove them. Tss is not associated with pad use.

In brief: No.

Tss was a concern for certain super absorbent tampons that are no longer made.
Recent tampons are not a threat, especially if you just remember to remove them. Tss is not associated with pad use.
Dr. Devin Namaky
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Dr. Emad Tadros
Psychiatry

In brief: No

I believe tampon it is one of the most common causes for tss.
I never heard of pad casuing tss. Thank you.

In brief: No

I believe tampon it is one of the most common causes for tss.
I never heard of pad casuing tss. Thank you.
Dr. Emad Tadros
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