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Should I be worried about getting toxic shock syndrome?

If you take precautions to avoid the risks for toxic shock syndrome, there is no reason to worry greatly about getting this rare condition. However, you should be mindful of the causes (prolonged tampon use, infection after surgery, etc.) and symptoms (confusion, headaches, nausea and vomiting, and others). If you experience the symptoms, seek immediate medical attention.

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