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Toxic Shock Syndrome Directory

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare illness that happens suddenly after an infection caused by strep or staph bacteria. It quickly can harm several different organs -- including the lungs, kidneys, and liver -- and it can be deadly. Toxic shock syndrome requires immediate medical attention. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about toxic shock syndrome's causes, symptoms, treatment, and much more.

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