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can sepsis come back

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be grateful: You're not going to develop sepsis out of the blue without having some underlying cause that a second-year med student could pick up. If you've lost y ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It can,,,: Sepsis defines a condition where bacteria has invaded the bloodstream or circulatory system. This can be treated and cured if found fast enough but i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Impossible to say.: If you've only completed 7 out of 14 day course of antibiotics, then you are at risk of recurrence (since you didn't finish the course). 14 days is st ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
A slippery slope: When you stop antibiotics for sepsis before the recommended ending date unless his physician made the decision to stop based on clinical and lab par ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
21 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but rarely: Bone infections can be difficult to manage due to reduced circulation to the infected tissue.However, if treated by a specialist, 6 to 8 weeks of appr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Usually NOT: A good lab will pick up the factor causing it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is a common skin condition in which hair follicles become inflamed. It's usually caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Treatment is ... Read More
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Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginosis: There is a bacteria naturally found in the vagina that cause this. When vaginal conditions are right, they grow. It comes back because the conditions ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: ...is very common, often very frustrating. The cause(s) of bacterial overgrowth aren't known. BV is associated with sex, but doesn't appear to be an S ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Melton
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a psychologist: Evidence shows that psychotherapy to treat depression is more likely to result in a reduction in relapses than is medicine alone.
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