Toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) occurs when a bacteria releases toxins into the body’s bloodstream. It's very rare but often associated with tampon use.
Invasive staph infections
Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
Your periods are heavy if you're using more tampons or pads than usual. Here's what you can do for heavy periods, starting with a doctor's visit.
Streptococcal disease is an infection which typically causes minor problems that are treated with antibiotics. Find links to trusted information about the disease here.
Endoscopic sinus surgery
Sinusitis is not usually serious but it can cause unpleasant symptoms. If medication does not help, endoscopic sinus surgery should help prevent the sinusitis from coming back.
A septorhinoplasty is an operation to improve the appearance of your nose and how you breathe. You should have realistic expectations about the results.
The inferior turbinates can sometimes become permanently enlarged and block your nose. Surgery should relieve your symptoms.
Septoplasty will result in you having a straight septum, which should relieve your symptoms of a blocked nose. However, no serious complications can happen if a deviated septum is left untreated.
Retained tampon or other object
Sometimes a tampon or other object can become stuck in the vagina. If this happens to you, it is important to know what to do.