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induced coma septic shock

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on med used: That depends on the medicine that was used. Some are pretty short acting, and it doesn't take long for it to wear off. Other types of medicines can la ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience Family Medicine
Septic shock is : Still very hard to treat. Mortality averages about 29% but varies by age & overall health. A coma suggests there has been severe brain damage. That th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Induced coma: Most definitely, especially if septic shock is present
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It sounds like: your friend has quite serious medical problems.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: No septic shock does not cause compartment syndrome it happens after an injury when there is insfficient blood supply.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: But it can go both ways, bacteremia can seed the bone or acute osteomyelitis can cause bacteremia.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Dka can be trigerred by some illnesses if measures aren't taken to prevent it.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very different: Anaphylaxis is an acute allergic reaction. Sepsis is due to infection. These are two very different medical conditions.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Shock essentialy is very low BP and no urine output.And usually unconciousness this could be due to weakness of heart muscle (cardiogenic), severe de ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below : Basically hypo-volumic shock is caused by loss of electrolytes and water from the body. Hemmorhagic shock on the other hand suggests massive loss of b ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Shock: Hemorrhagic shock occurs with a loss of blood and hypovolemic shock can occur with fluid losses, from diarrhea for example, without the loss of blood. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Yes!: They can and if so, you need to call 911 and get them help immediately.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes rarely: In the 1980's toxic shock syndrome(tss) was associated with tampons in women who had a strain of toxin- producing staph that caused blood pressure ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hypovolemic shock: The answer to your question is "yes". In severe cases, vigorous IV hydration will be needed to restore the volume of fluid and blood in the blood vess ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Maybe: Low Insulin use with high blood sugar level over 1000.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Rarely if ever: There is coronary spasm as a known entity, but not so much from fright! fight, fright, flight does stimulate a significant chemical Epinephrine and n ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
?????: Pharmacologically induced coma may be used to treat seizures, i.e. Uncontrolled seizures, i.e. Status epilepticus. The idea is that stopping all brain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Shock: Hypovelemic shock can cause renal failure from either the body conserving free water due to severe dehydration and producing a low volume of highly co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Only people with diabetes can develop diabetic ketoacidosis. If someone who already has diabetes has a septic abortion, that is, an abortion that beco ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Check with your critical care medicine doctor... This really depends the details...
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
24 years experience Geriatrics
No its not common : But is a real complication.
A member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Death from kidney failure is usually comfortable.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diabetes: I am not aware of anaphylaxis causing diabetes.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: They are 2 very different crises. Both are potentially lethal. I hope you never have to find out what they are like. Why are you taking mtx?
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