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8 hours ago Symptoms are variable and sudden. It also depends on the underlying cause. Common symptoms include:

  • High fever
  • Low blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle pain
  • Malaise and confusion
  • Rashes on the soles and palms
  • Peeling of the skin

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3 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition that is caused by certain strains of bacteria that produce toxins (poisons). It can result in the failure of vital organs, such as the liver, lungs or heart. Toxic shock syndrome was first identified in 1978 when a group of children became ill with it.

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8 hours ago Causes of toxic shock syndrome Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is caused by either staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria normally live on the skin and in the nose or mouth without causing harm, but if they get deeper into the body they can release toxins that damage tissue and stop organs working.

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7 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a cluster of symptoms that involves many systems of the body. Certain bacterial infections release toxins into the bloodstream, which then spreads the toxins to body organs. This can cause severe damage and illness.

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5 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an acute-onset illness characterized by fever, hypotension, sunburn-like rash, and end-organ damage. TSS was classically associated with high absorbency tampon use in menstruating women until eventually, these were taken off the market. Since that time, it has become important also to consider non-menstrual cases. The incidence …

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4 hours ago Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is a disease defined as an infection with Streptococcus pyogenes accompanied by sudden onset of shock, organ failure, and frequently death.. Etiology. STSS is caused by S. pyogenes, which are also called group A Streptococcus or group A strep.When production of bacterial exotoxins and virulence factors occur in the deep …

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5 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome is a sudden, potentially fatal condition. It's caused by the release of toxins from an overgrowth of bacteria called Staphylococcus …

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7 hours ago Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is a rare, but serious bacterial infection. STSS can develop very quickly into low blood pressure, multiple organ failure, and even death. Good wound care, hand hygiene, and cough etiquette are important for preventing this serious and often deadly disease. Group A Strep Causes STSS.

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4 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but serious condition caused by a bacterial infection. Understand its causes, symptoms, and treatment.

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Just Now Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a condition caused by bacterial toxins. Symptoms may include fever, rash, skin peeling, and low blood pressure. There may also be symptoms related to the specific underlying infection such as mastitis, osteomyelitis, necrotising fasciitis, or pneumonia.. TSS is typically caused by bacteria of the Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus …

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Just Now Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare acute multisystemic disease caused by toxins (such as “toxic shock syndrome toxin-1” [TSST-1], enterotoxin B, enterotoxin C) produced by certain strains (particularly phage group I) of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). As noted above (see "Causes"), TSS has also been reported in

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1 hours ago Causes of toxic shock syndrome. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is caused by either staphylococcus or streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria normally live on the skin and in the nose or mouth without causing harm, but if they get deeper into the body they can release toxins that damage tissue and stop organs working.

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7 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare, life-threatening illness that is caused by toxins (poisons) produced by bacteria. Though rare compared with other illnesses, a common cause of toxic shock is tampon use that causes overgrowth of vaginal bacteria, which produce toxins.

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2 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a very rare but serious illness caused when toxins are released into the bloodstream from bacteria. The toxins can cause symptoms of shock and can also damage organs and body tissue, which can cause death if left untreated. It is often caused by staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria. TSS can affect anyone.

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4 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome is a medical emergency. Though many of these signs and symptoms could be due to another illness (such as the flu), it’s critical to contact your doctor if you suffer from any toxic shock syndrome symptoms. Although toxic shock syndrome is rare, it is too dangerous to ignore.

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5 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome is a rare, life-threatening illness triggered by certain bacteria (group A streptococcal and Staphylococcus aureus). In toxic shock syndrome, toxins (poisons) produced by the bacteria cause a severe drop in blood pressure (hypotension) and organ failure. In some patients, these bacteria enter the body through an obvious

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1 hours ago Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is an acute, toxin-mediated illness, like endotoxic shock, and is characterized by fever, rash, hypotension, multiorgan involvement, and desquamation. TSS reflects the most severe form of the disease caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. A case definition for staphylococcal TSS was well

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How long does until toxic shock syndrome kill you?

People who survive toxic shock syndrome usually improve within 48 hours and can be discharged from the hospital within one week. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome: Less than 5% of women with toxic shock syndrome caused by S. aureus (including menstrual related) die.

What are the long term effects of toxic shock syndrome?

Toxic shock syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic trend www.mayoclinic.org. A sudden high fever Low blood pressure Vomiting or diarrhea A rash resembling a sunburn, particularly on your palms and soles Confusion Muscle aches Redness of your eyes, mouth and throat Seizures Headaches When to see a doctor Call your doctor immediately if you have signs or symptoms of toxic shock syndrome.

How can you treat and prevent toxic shock syndrome?

  • Women who have been treated for toxic shock syndrome are at a higher risk of getting it again. ...
  • Keep your wounds clean and dry, and change the bandages on a regular basis.
  • Get in touch with experts at a free women’s health clinic as soon as you notice any signs of an infection in a wound.

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What does toxic shock syndrome feel like?

The symptoms are a lot like ones you might see from other kinds of infections: swelling, fever, redness, and a general feeling of being unwell. TSS symptoms usually come on quickly, about 2 days after the bacteria infects you. The way TSS affects your body depends on the type of bacteria causing your condition.

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