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My friend thinks she might have a tampon still in her what are the symtoms?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Discharge and odor

Retained , lost, or forgotten tampon usually presents with progressively increasing discharge and foul odor. The risk for pelvic infection increases with time until the tampon is removed.
The most severe type infection is known as toxic shock syndrome (tss). Tss is a rare but potentially life threatening infection..

In brief: Discharge and odor

Retained , lost, or forgotten tampon usually presents with progressively increasing discharge and foul odor. The risk for pelvic infection increases with time until the tampon is removed.
The most severe type infection is known as toxic shock syndrome (tss). Tss is a rare but potentially life threatening infection..
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