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causes of multiple organ failure

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
18 years experience Critical Care
Low blood supply: Low blood supply to the body will cause all organs to malfunction and fail if not corrected. Low blood supply can be caused by heart failure, low bloo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Won't need labs: Multiple organ failure is obvious on history and physical exam. Subtle illnesses that routine labs won't spot include the porphyrias, Addison's, chron ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
22 years experience Pediatrics
Sepsis: If you develop systemic infection (sepsis), then definitely yes. This is called ascending cholangitis and can be very serious and life threatening.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Severe infection: Where in body can cause multiple system failure. It depends on the location and severity of infection, type of organism causing the infection, host r ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Overwhelming: Septicemia in any organ cause multiple organ failure. It is rare for acute cholecystitis alone to cause multiple organ failure, unless there are co-m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
49 years experience Palliative Care
It is not good: When an organ such as the liver fails due to disease, it can cause kidney, heart and other digestive organs to fail also, ergo muliorgan failure.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Timeline from: Insult or injury to shock and death or recovery depends on various factors including the physical condition of the individual and contributing factors ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Unlikely: Of course it is important to know the dose and the route of the administration, but if you are talking about about severe diabetic ketoacidosis, thera ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say early on: The vaccine will help the recipient develop resistance to many strains of pneumococcus germs. It is plausible that it might prevent an infection that ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Incomplete question: Are you trying to regain weight? You may wish to repeat your question. In any case seeing a gastroenterologist would be useful. Wish you good health!

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