Toxic shock syndrome

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What is toxic shock syndrome?

Toxic shock is caused by a toxin produced by certain bacteria and can be related to skin infections, burns and post surgery complications as well. Symptoms include fever, shock and abnormal functioning of several body organs.

Common symptoms reported by people with toxic shock syndrome

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Treatments taken by people with toxic shock syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with toxic shock syndrome

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Who has toxic shock syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from toxic shock syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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