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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Cytokines: Untreated bacterial infection can spread to the circulatory system and produce by products called cytokines which can result in circulatory collapse v ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Many do recover from septic shock when the infection is treated adequately and its bad effect resolves. Unfortunately too many succumb to the infectio ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many things: There has been a lot of research on this topic and most hospitals now have a sepsis protocol. Most importantly, appropriate antibiotics need to be giv ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Septic shock: Septic shock is a clinical diagnosis. Recovery of an infectious organism, typically bacterial although other organisms are possible, helps to confirm ... Read More

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