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TSS and menstrual cups - an open conversation

TSS and menstrual cups - an open conversation

  Menstrual cups are not known to have increased rate of actually contracting TSS compared to tampons. As with any menstrual product, the most important thing is to use a trusted, verifiable brand and keep the product and your hands clean. Hygiene is your friend :) Wait, what is TSS though? You may have heard that Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) comes from putting toxins inside your body. However, this is not the case. The toxins are actually released by a bacteria called Staphylococcal aureus, which can affect all sexes at all times, not just menstruating menstruators. These bacteria can be...

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