Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
TSS?!
avatar
Fallen_11 posted:
my period started this past saturday night. i wore tampons on sunday, but i spent sunday night at my boyfriends house watching movies and did not remove the last tampon i put in until almost eight hours after i put it in... i noticed wednesday after i woke up that there was a bunch of red bumps on my right arm near my elbow that itch like crazy, and now there are three more on my right leg... could i have tss? or is it something else?
Reply
 
avatar
georgiagail responded:
It's something else.

Gail
 
avatar
jk5493 responded:
You would probably be very sick if you had TSS - plus, it'd be something very difficult to miss if different from your day to day life. Eight hours of having a tampon in is long, but not completely outrageous.

Maybe eczema?


Helpful Tips

Tips
Doing yoga, (especially fetal position) always works for me as well as deep breathing, at least for a minute. More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Below the Belt: Women's Health - Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP

From HPV to irregular periods to PMS to fibroids, Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, is here to share her knowledge and insight...Read More

Report Problems to the
Food and Drug Administration

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.