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sepsis cause infertility

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Yes: Fevers over 100.5 can impair sperm production for 3 months after. In females, severe illnesses can also affect ovulation. In either case, fertility ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Highly unlikely: That would be very unlikely if not impossible. I do not think that this anything to worry about.

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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely. : Yes it can. If it caused lack of blood flow to the testes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Extremely rarely.: An IUD (intra-uterine device) is a very effective method of contraception. Though their reputation for causing infection still exists from cases many ... Read More
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Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes...: But rarely do they cause infection unless they become dislodged and perforate the uterus. They can serve as a focus of ongoing infection if the uteru ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes and no: If you consider malaria a parasite. If you only consider multicellular organisms to be parasites, then the answer is no - you can be quite ill and di ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
And those are?: Commensal bacteria (that live in our skin, gut, mouth, etc) are generally beneficial and we live in balance with them... When they are in the right pl ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Not Cancer-Specific: Sepsis occurs when an infection enters the bloodstream, affecting many vital organs. The origin of the infection may be due to any number of different ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe: If your viral load is undetectable and your CD4 count is good, your are well protected. If not, your immune system is compromised and you are at risk.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
It can: But it doesn't always... It really depends on the type of cancer, the type of treatment you have, your personal hygiene (partially), and luck. Let us ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience Pediatrics
Changing: Currently that is changing, probably due to preventive measures for group b streptococcus (gbs), which has been the leading cause for decades. Escherc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Infection and age: Neonate is a baby from birth to the 1st 30 days of life. Sepsis is overwhelming infection and its attendant manifestations including respiratory failu ... Read More
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