Toxic Shock Syndrome
Model and activist Lauren Wasser, who lost her right leg in 2012 and now her left, was suffering from severe pain.
"My legs were everything."
Yes, it's disturbing to realize you've been harboring a forgotten guest, but it's not as unhealthy as you might think.
In my opinion, feminine hygiene products can be likened to a "ticking time bomb" due to years of exposure. The average American woman uses 16,800 tampons in her lifetime -- or up to 24,360 if she's on estrogen replacement therapy.