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What Happens When You Leave Your Tampon In Too Long?

If you leave your tampon in for too long, bad things can happen. Let’s take a look at toxic shock syndrome.

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“A Federal jury today found that the Procter & Gamble Company was negligent and offered a defective product when it put Rely tampons on the market, but it did not award any damages to a Colorado teen-ager who sued the company.”

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“It started on October 3, 2012, when Lauren says she felt a little off—almost like she was coming down with the flu.”

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“Staph is normally — and harmlessly — present in the vagina. How staph causes toxic shock syndrome is not understood.”

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