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International Tampon Alert Day
8th June 2021

     International Tampon Alert Day is a time to reflect on the dangers of tampons containing rayon, particularly to Toxic Shock Syndrome. TSS can be fatal or can cause serious ill health problems and sometimes lengthy recovery.
     Because of the coronavirus emergency this year, Alice Kilvert Tampon Alert group wishes to inform you that there will be no tampon awareness activities this year.
We would also like to draw your attention to the signs and symptoms of TSS: headache, sometimes sore throat, aching muscles, high temperature, shivers/chills, vomiting, watery diarrhoea, dizziness and confusion, red sunburn-like rash usually on chest, abdomen or thighs, and very low blood pressure. It is important to note that not all symptoms may occur, they do not necessarily occur in any fixed order, and they may not persist.
     If you experience any of these symptoms whilst using a tampon, seek immediate medical attention.
Take Care, Stay Safe and Best Wishes,
     Alice Kilvert Tampon Alert.

How to contact us...

You can write to us at:-
Alice Kilvert Tampon Alert,
17 Mount Drive,
M41 9PY
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First Published 7/11/1999 - Last Updated 06/06/2021