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.
The Basics of Toxic Shock Syndrome
Learn basic information about toxic shock syndrome from the experts at WebMD.
Toxic Shock Syndrome Treatment
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare, life-threatening illness that requires emergency medical care. WebMD tells you what to look for if you suspect infection.
What Are the Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome?
Is it the flu, or could it be toxic shock syndrome? Learn the signs and symptoms of this life-threatening condition.
How Can You Treat and Prevent Toxic Shock Syndrome?
How do you treat toxic shock syndrome? Learn your treatment options, and how to prevent TSS.