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What is biliary sepsis

A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
More or less: If infection in the biliary system is affecting the function of other body systems, then it is sepsis. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fre... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Saline: In cases of severe sepsis iv fluids are needed and started asap along with iv antibiotics. The goal is to avoid dehydration, low bp and kidney failure... Read More
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Septic shock: During sepsis, the body goes into shock and the blood pressure drops. If there is suspicion of sepsis, an intravenous line is put in and a normal sali... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Saline/sepsis: Isotonic solutions are part of the initial management of sepsis along with antibiotics and vasopressors. It is not a drip but a bolus that is used. Al... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatric Critical Care 25 years experience
Can be uncomfortable: While sepsis is not classically thought of as painful by itself, patients with sepsis can require painful interventions such as central venous cathet... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Sepsis is : A syndrome consisting of bacteremia, fever or hypothermia, elevated or depressed WBC count, low blood pressure, and shock. Any combination of the for... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 28 years experience
Depends: Skin lesions in sepsis vary depending on the causative agent. For instance in infection related to raw shellfish (called vibrio) the skin lesion is b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Tests: Cbc, esr, crp, blood & wound culture, bone scan etc.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Infection: Sepsis is a form of poisoning caused by an infection. The treatment is antibiotics, control of the infection, and supportive measures to keep other or... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Organ failure, death: Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can result in severly low blood pressure, heart failure, pulmonary edema requiring a ventilator, kidney failure, ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Sort of: Usually the terms "bacteremia" is used to describe bacteria in the bloodstream that are not necessarily causing in inflmmatory, infecious response. S... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Doubtful: Sepsis is a severe, life-threatening illness that almost universally ends a person up in the hospital. Typically they are very ill, with high fevers,... Read More
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