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antibiotics can lead to septic shock if used to treat

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Did you mean bugs?: Antibiotics don't cause septic shock, bacteria do. All kinds of bacteria can do this but most commonly gram-negatives from the urinary or gastrointest ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
27 years experience Palliative Care
No: One has nothing to do with the other.
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Cellulites is a term used to refer to the rippling or wavelike fat deposits on the thighs. Cellulitis is an infected red area, that can progress loca ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Septic shock is usually reserved for shock related to infection . Muriatic acid(hydrochloric acid) in high concentration IV is lethal. However in seve ... Read More
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
?: Why would you ever ask this question septic shock: er ICU asap.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Especially in the initial stages.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Inflammation/high BS: Sepsis incites the overactivity of inflammatory cells. There are studies showing that by suppressing that the effect of sepsis is blunted. The use of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely. : Yes it can. If it caused lack of blood flow to the testes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: We know in medicine never to use the terms always and never. Septic shock can certainly kill a person but that person can also survive with treatment. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Inadequate blood flo: In septic shock, the event triggers a profound change in blood distribution. Blood pressure drops.Blood is no longer able to circulate and bathe the c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
24 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Sepsis: There are a number of ways these two conditions might be differentiated, but the simplest answer is that typically in septic shock a bacterial or infe ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: But it can go both ways, bacteremia can seed the bone or acute osteomyelitis can cause bacteremia.
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