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Can sepsis be caused by fungal infection

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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
Dr. Seth Akst
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
Yes: Sepsis is the body's generalized inflammatory response to a specific infection. The infection can be in the lung, the blood, the kidney/bladder, or a... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
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
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
PERSPIRATION: Excessive perspiration predisposes to growth of fungi.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
See below: Factors that disrupt the natural balance of microorganisms that live in the vagina predispose you to this. Examples include: antibiotic use; douches/f... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Zimmerman
Dermatology 19 years experience
No: Sweaty shoes, in themselves, will not cause nail fungus. However, fungus can contaminate sweaty shoes, making treatment of nail fungus difficult. I ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
CAUSE OF ACNE: Acne is caused by a plugging up of oil glands in the skin. Too much oil; no way of getting out. Stop nuts and peanut butter, no chocolate. Cut way dow... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Infection: It could be caused by a fungus, but could also be caused by a bacterium called pseudomonas.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Penis fungus: It may be candida or another fungal infection its probably more prevalent in uncircumcized or those with diabetes or just increase in groin moisture... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes: Same see your gyn for cultures an treatment there are pills like Diflucan (fluconazole) and many different vaginal creams to treat it.

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