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Toxic shock syndrome - myDr.com.au

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but serious illness caused by some types of the bacterium Staphylococcus and often associated with tampon use.

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Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) - Better Health Channel

If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital.

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Electric shock - Better Health Channel

Always disconnect the power supply before trying to help a victim of electric shock.

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Shock - Better Health Channel

Shock is when there is not enough blood circulating in the body. It is a life-threatening medical emergency.

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Shock - physical | National Centre for Farmer Health

Medical shock is caused by not having enough blood circulating around your body.Reduced blood pressure decreases the flow of oxygen to vital organs and, unless attended to, is a life-threatening medical emergency. In an emergency always dial 000. Read more...

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Serious and chronic illness | ReachOut Australia

Being diagnosed with a medical problem can be a shock, especially when it's something serious. It's perfectly normal to feel frustrated or upset.

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Have you been bereaved by suicide? | SuicideLine

Bereavement after a suicide can often be very complicated. In addition to grief, people bereaved by suicide can experience shock, guilt, anger and social isolation.

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Making plans when your cancer can't be cured

After finding out that your cancer cannot be cured and dealing with the initial shock and reactions, you may start to think about all the things that you want to do, say, sort out and get in order

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Coping with grief TINO : Tune In Not Out

When someone close to you dies it may seem like everything has been turned upside down. You may feel shock, disbelief, numbness, sadness, anger...

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After diagnosis | Cancer Australia

For many people the first few weeks after the diagnosis are very stressful. You may have trouble thinking, eating or sleeping. Common responses to a diagnosis of cancer include feeling shocked, angry, scared, anxious, sad or depressed. Some people feel a sense of loneliness or isolation or that they have lost their identity. Others blame themselves for their cancer or find

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