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can sepsis be caused by fungal infection

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Sepsis, an infection that spreads through the blood to cause major damage to various organs in the body, can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: This is too broad a subject. Fungal infections can be benign like ring worm, lethal like mucormycosis, or last years as in madura foot. You may consul ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Hyperpigmentation: Time will help it fade. Also keep the skin in the area lubricated and devoid of friction with a powder or even a barrier type cream like triple paste ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
PERSPIRATION: Excessive perspiration predisposes to growth of fungi.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Greenberg
44 years experience General Practice
Yes viruses can : There are some viruses that stop blood production. Other viruses trigger an immune response that causes red cell destruction.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: A viral infection can predispose to a bacterial infection, which in turn can cause sepsis.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible but rare: It is possible but extremely rare nowadays given our current antibiotics.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Erythema multiforme is an allergic reaction. Many times the cause is not found. Sometimes the cause is an infection by viruses, mycoplasma, bacteria, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Not alone: Aspergillus endocarditis is generally fatal without a combination of surgery and antifungal therapy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal yeast: Infections don't normally cause cramping. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A vaginal yeast infection would also cause a fungal cervicitis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A UTI is a urinary tract infection, usually an infection of the bladder. What infects the bladder can be pretty different. Usually it is bacteria lik ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Zinc and UTI: Zinc does not cause bladder infections.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infections: Yes and no. It depends. Viral infections are also a common source of sinus infections. They are no all bacterial infections.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
None: There is no good evidence that the change in season itself is causative of infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Possibly: Tetanus (lockjaw) is usually seen in unvaccinated individuals with a deep cut or wound, but dental infections, insect bites, etc have been implicated ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Almost all utis are caused by bacteria.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Doubtful: Highly unlikely.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience General Practice
Bacteria: Staphylococcus is a genus of bacteria and is the cause of a wide variety of infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Staph Infections: Yes, staphylococcus infections can be deadly. There are certain strains that can be very aggressive and cause significant disease in the skin, tissues ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience Neurology
Sciatica: Unlikely.
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hypostatic pneumonia: At your age there are several causes for your symptoms. You could go to your primary doctor or have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility ... Read More
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