Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.
Generally a retained tampon causes no problems once it is removed. But it sounds like you have a uti. That may be the source of your symptoms
On rare occasions, pelvic infection can result.
Even more rare, toxic shock syndrome can occur
If you have any fever or persistant pelvic pain, you need to see a Dr
This is a feature of toxic shock. You cant just treat yourself with an oral antibiotic. You need to see a Dr right away
Swollen vagina and the tongue you describe can be toxic shock You need to go to a hospital emergency department, not a Dr in a clinic. Please consider a positive rating before you leave the chat