9. Toxic shock syndrome
Some menstruating women using certain types of tampons sometimes suffer from a rare and life-threatening condition due to complications of certain types of bacterial infection.
Toxins produced by the S. aureus or the streptococcus bacteria often result in complications of bacterial infections called toxic shock syndrome. This condition does not only affect menstruating women but all people of various ages including children and men.
People inflicted with this condition feel, headache, muscle pain, and nausea. They also experience confusion, diarrhea, sudden fever, rash, low blood pressure, and seizures. They would also observe redness of in their eyes, mouth, and throat. Take note that this condition is fatal. You need to seek medical emergency once you experience these symptoms.