If you leave your tampon in for too long, bad things can happen. Let’s take a look at toxic shock syndrome.
COMPANY FOUND NEGLIGENT IN TOXIC SHOCK DISEASE SUIT
“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.”
Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg
“It started on October 3, 2012, when Lauren says she felt a little off—almost like she was coming down with the flu.”
Understanding Toxic Shock Syndrome — the Basics
“Staph is normally — and harmlessly — present in the vagina. How staph causes toxic shock syndrome is not understood.”
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