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Dr. Gideon jacobus Louw
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Surgery: The best way to treat this condition is drainage in a theatre followed by antibiotics
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Infected joint: Septic means infection. A septic joiint is an infected joint. The treatment is to treat the infection and save the joint.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You would want to have a patient like this on antibiotic treatment when doing an ercp.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
27 years experience Gastroenterology
ERCP: If the patient has sepsis from biliary origin , ERCP should be performed asap , as well as prompt treatment with antibiotherapy. Please select your ER ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
"how long??": Generally untreated sepsis is fairly quick- At some point the body's ability to fight the infection - fever - is overwhelmed and various organ systems ... Read More
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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Burns
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably not: Assuming her immunizations are up to date, she should be good. She needs to have had three immunizations to be considered to have competed her primar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Rheumatic fever: Can cause migratory poly arthritis but is is possible that a septic joint due to group a strep perhaps may occur as well.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
30 years experience Family Medicine
Severe illness: Sepsis is when a bacterial infection gets into the blood system and spreads the infection to the whole body. Septic shock occurs when the blood press ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
19 years experience Dentistry
Infected tissue: In biology this it is defined as tissue infected or festering with bacteria
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Incorrect term: There is no such thing as septic blood. Sepsis is systemic inflammatory response syndrome in a patient with an infection. Sirs is high WBC count with ... Read More

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