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long term effects of septic shock

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Septic shock: Patients who survive septic shock or any critical illness have the potential (but not definite) for long term sequelae. Part of this is determined by ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anil Goel
Dr. Anil Goel answered
36 years experience Cardiology
May be: Septic shock once treated properly is unlikely to cause low blood pressure for long term. Heart problems are possible during the shock stage and after ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Typically if a patient survives this life threatening severe infection once the severe infection resolves blood pressure returns to normal and the hea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe never: Sometimes, what is considered "dry" gangrene (thinkong about tje toes in particular) can be like that for years. Sometimes it can get worse, and that ... Read More
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
There is no set time: ...& can vary from hours to never. Gangrenous tissue should be surgically removed as soon as it is medically safe to do so(i.e., when anesthesia, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Emergency: its an emmergency .
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Pennella
Specializes in General Practice
Hypo/hypertension: It sounds like you are saying you have hyper and hypo tension throughout the day. Medications can cause this, so you should review what you are on, bu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: The length of time between sepsis and septic shock is variable and it depends on what organism is causing the sepsis since some organisms are more vir ... Read More
A 32-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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: First I am very happy to hear that your mother has recovered. But, unfortunately there is no way to answer your question. First, if she has ongoing h ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Goldberg
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Sepsis: It can certainly depend on the etiology of the sepsis and the degree of organ dysfunction that occurred. Some recover fully, some take weeks, some nev ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Septic shock: Septic shock can be fully recovered from without long term problems. However, depending upon the comorbid conditions and complications experienced dur ... Read More
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